Jeff Bezos- the richest man on earth and the founder CEO of Amazon is getting separation from his wife Mackenzie Bezos, after 25 long years. The couple announced this on their Twitter accounts.
— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) January 9, 2019
Have a look at some of the interesting facts about this divorce and Mackenzie that you need to know.
The first employee at Amazon
Since day one Mackenzie is associated with Amazon. To start Amazon they moved together to Seattle and she was the first employee to be hired.
How they met
They first met at the D.E. Shaw & Co, where Jeff took her interview for the post of research associate. Soon they started working in same office and within 3 months they were engaged.
Within another 6 months Jeff married Mackenzie and together quit the company they were working for. After divorce, Mackenzie can become world’s richest woman.
Life beyond Amazon
Mackenzie is a successful philanthropist and a mother to their four children. With novels like ‘Traps’ and ‘The Testing Of Luther Albright’ she is a novelist too. In 2014, she founded an organisation named Bystander Revolution with the aim of providing solutions to bullying from the perspective of a bystander.