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The Jeff Bezos divorce: $136 billion and Amazon in the middle

The Jeff Bezos divorce: $136 billion and Amazon in the middle

The announcement by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s wealthiest man, and his wife that they will divorce has captivated the imagination ─ how will they split his giant fortune, estimated at $136 billion? And what will happen to the Internet retail giant ─ will his soon-to-be ex get a significant stake, and how would that affect his control of the company?

The former MacKenzie Tuttle knew the 54-year-old Bezos before fame and wealth came calling.

The couple met in 1992 when he was a hedge fund manager on Wall Street, before he became an entrepreneur who changed the way hundreds of millions of people live. They married less than a year later.

She was by his side for the entire Amazon adventure, from the company’s humble beginnings in his Seattle garage in 1994 to its mammoth success today.






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