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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, wife MacKenzie finalise divorce

Apr 05, 2019 12:09 IST
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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie finalised their divorce this week. MacKenzie Bezos said she would give all of her stake in The Washington Post and the space exploration firm Blue Origin to her husband. Jeff will have a 12% stake in Amazon while MacKenzie will have a 4% stake. Jeff will also have the voting control of MacKenzie’s remaining Amazon stock.

Jeff Bezos, 55, and MacKenzie, 48, a novelist, married in 1993 and have four children. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in their Seattle garage in 1994 and turned it into a colossus that dominates online retail.