Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, is back on the market. Bezos, 54, filed for divorce from his wife MacKenzie Bezos. The tech giant announced the news on social media on Wednesday.
Jeff and MacKenzie married in 1993 and share four children, according to WENN.com.
The business magnate took to Twitter.com on Wednesday to report that he and MacKenzie, an author and philanthropist, had separated.
“We want to make people aware of a development in our lives. As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends,” he tweeted.
“We feel incredibly lucky to have found each other and deeply grateful for every one of the years we have been married to each other. If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again. We’ve had such a great life together as a married couple, and we also see wonderful futures ahead, as parents, friends, partners in ventures and projects, and as individuals pursuing ventures and adventures. Though the labels might be different, we remain a family, and we remain cherished friends.”
Forbes estimates Bezos’s fortune to be worth $112 billion, His personal wealth fluctuates daily according to stock market volatility.
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett follow closely behind Bezos in the ultra exclusive billionaires club.
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