Monday, April 8, 2019 16:00 (GMT + 7)
Recently, the richest man on the planet and his wife placed smoothly. Jeff Bezos will keep 75% of the shares held by a couple in the Amazon, while MacKenzie gets only 25%.
Last Thursday (April 4th), couple Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announced on Twitter their property negotiations after the divorce. Billionaire Jeff Bezos will retain 75% of the total assets (about 12% of Amazon shares) – equivalent to $ 110 billion (~ 2.55 million VNDs), while MacKenzie receives 25% of shares worth more than $ 35 billion (~ 810 trillion VND ).
This will make MacKenzie the third richest woman in the world, following L & # 39; Oreal Franck Bettencourt Meyers, who has an estimated value of $ 52.9 billion ($ 1.2 million) and Alice Walton. Walmart with $ 45 billion (~ 1.04 million VND). He will also be ranked as the 26th richest person in the world, before Nike's Phil Knight. At the same time, with a net worth of $ 110 billion, Jeff Bezos will remain the richest person in the world, and second place is Bill Gates with a fortune of $ 99.5 billion (~ 2.3 billion).
While awaiting the completion of the proceedings, Bezos' divorce agreement is likely to be the biggest deal in the history of the world. Other cases of super-divorce include Steve and Elaine Wynn (received $ 850 million in damages, around 19.7 billion in VND), and Bill and Susan Gross (with a fee of $ 1.3 billion equivalent to 30.1 trillion VND).
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos (photo: Forbes)
In a statement posted on his Twitter, Jeff Bezos wrote: "During our marriage, MacKenzie was a wife, a mother and an outstanding ally." "I'm very grateful that I ended my marriage with Jeff. I'm also happy to give him all the profit in Washington Post and Blue Origin together with 75% of our shares in Amazon, plus voting control in those companies. "
The couple filed for divorce on April 4 and expects an official decision to be issued at the beginning of July, and Jeff Bezos will continue to conduct voting control on MacKenzie shares. unless sold in the open market or placed in a qualified non-profit organization. If MacKenzie has swapped the shares, the shareholder must sign a similar agreement to approve the vote for Jeff Bezos.
The couple announced divorce in January 2019 after 25 years of marriage. Their divorce prompted the media when intimate messages between Bezos and "third person" Lauren Sanchez came to the National Enquirer. Bezos then wrote an open letter accusing American Media Inc. (a company owned by the National Inquirer) removed from it. AMI all denied.
Bezos also hired a team of investigators to determine who approached their private messages. His consultant, Gavin De Becker, finally accused the Saudi government of illegally accessing Bezos's mobile phone. Saudi officials have dismissed the charges.
It is estimated that this man today held half of the gold of the ancient world.