After the divorce from his wife, MacKenzie, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos remains in control of the world's largest online retailer. The separated couple announced Thursday on Twitter. Thus, Jeff Bezos retains 75 percent of the common Amazon-shares and all voting rights. In addition to his wife assigns him their shares in the Washington Post and space company Blue Origin. MacKenzie Bezos remains in the possession of Amazon shares to a value of about 36 billion dollars and is therefore - according to the news Agency Bloomberg, the fourth-richest woman in the world.
pic.twitter.com/OJWn3OOLS6— MacKenzie Bezos (@mackenziebezos) 4. April 2019
Both husband and wife pointed out how harmonious the divorce had been, and that you also want to be in the future, friends. Jeff Bezos wrote: "I am grateful for your support and your kindness during the divorce and I am looking forward to our new relationship as friends and parents."
pic.twitter.com/oFGWPkK3dB— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) 4. April 2019
Since the divorce, have asked investors what the consequences would arise as a result of the ownership structure of the world's largest online retailer. The divorce law in the U.S. state of Washington, where the Couple lives with their four children-mainly, actually, that the during the marriage, acquired possession of the same will be distributed to the partners.
The divorce, after 25 years, had become known in January. The couple came with his announcement to want to get a divorce, the tabloid magazine the National Enquirer previously had planned an expose about an affair Bezos' with the former TV host Lauren Sanchez. Bezos is in a dispute with the National Enquirer about how the magazine came to Know about the affair, including explicit photos sent to Bezos and his new girlfriend. The magazine claims it would have received the photos of Sanchez's brother. Bezos' security adviser, raised last week, however, the accusations against Saudi Arabia to have the cell phone of the billionaire hacked.