The richest couple – Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos – are in the middle of completing their divorce. But when the dust settlement, the Amazon group's government is the richest person unlikely to end.
The couple released their own statements on Thursday confirming that they had "finished dissolving" their marriage in 25 years. As part of the divorce agreement, MacKenzie Bezos said she would give Jeff Bezos 75% of the Amazon shares they owned, as well as all her interests in the Washington Post and Blue Origin.
MacKenzie Bezos 25% stake in Amazon positions the Romanist to become one of the wealthiest women, with a net worth of around $ 35.7 billion in Amazon's current share price.
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However, the billionaire list is not a new place for her soon-to-be ex-husband, Jeff Bezos . The Amazon founder and CEO has been the title of the richest person since he overtook Bill Gates back in October 201[ads1]7. Bezos has constantly built its fortune since then, and the latest Forbes billionaire ranking had its net worth of $ 131 billion.
But with the divorce agreement, Bezos' net value is reduced. His 75% stake will give him 59.1 million shares in Amazon. Based on current market prices, Bezos & # 39; Amazon's demand audit is worth $ 107.4 billion.
That the Amazon bet alone stands for setting Bezo's net worth over Bill Gates, whose net worth is estimated at $ 96.5 billion, according to Forbes.
It is unclear how the couple will divide up their massive stocks of real estate. A 2017 report listed Bezoses as the country's 28 largest landowner, with properties in Medina, Washington; Van Horn, Texas; Washington DC; Manhattan, New York; and two mansions in Beverly Hills, California.