Founder of Amazon.com Inc Jeff Bezos and ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos finalized their divorce on Friday after 25 years of marriage. Following the divorce, headlines circulated announcing MacKenzie’s divorce settlement – $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock – which has made her the 22nd richest person on earth.
MacKenzie is going to be amazing and thoughtful and effective at philanthropy, and I’m proud of her. Her letter is so beautiful. Go get ‘em MacKenzie. https://t.co/S2gLLBQyRQ— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) May 28, 2019
Jeff Bezos lost $38billion after his divorce and he’s still the richest man in the World. 😭😭😭😭😭— Harley Quinn 👸🏻 🧝🏻♀️ (@HarleyQuinnng) July 7, 2019
Lord I didn’t come to this world to read publications 😭😭😭😭
So jeff bezos still remains the world richest man after settling his wife $35 billion for divorce . His wife then became the world 22 richest person. .😱😱😱😱— Under hyped (@tenth_top) July 7, 2019
In this life just have money ..😦
A man builds one of the greatest businesses in recent history and has 38 billion dollars stolen from him because he's a pig and cheated on his wife.— Raz (@NotRaz__) June 30, 2019
The divorce courts are one of the greatest injustices of our times..
Cynical lawyers and jilted women treating men as cash cows.
The man made his fortune by creating and implementing a great idea. She just gets half of it out of the blue. Life IS SO UNFAIR SOMETIMES. I don't think she deserves it so much money.— Carlos P. Felip (@cperezfelip) July 6, 2019
This is the quote that inspired Mackenzie Bezos to give away half her fortune. The generosity and accuracy of it is wonderful. The best giving expects no return.— Heidi N. Moore (@moorehn) June 5, 2019
Happy to hear #MacKenzieBezos plans to give half her billions to charity. Still baffled that major news orgs keep saying she *became* one of the world’s richest women when she divorced. She was also one of the world’s richest when she was married. This error smacks of patriarchy.— Charles M. Blow (@CharlesMBlow) May 29, 2019
They married with nothing. She started the business with him. It’s irritating that the headline makes it sound like he made a fortune and then she took it from him. And to his credit, he agrees. Split their joint fortune.— Mary 🕶☀️ (@MaryInMpls) May 28, 2019
Et tu, NPR?!!! FFS!!!— Jeff Flake's Sad Eyebrows (@GasliterInChief) May 28, 2019
MacKenzie Bezos did not "receive" more than $35 billion in her divorce "from" Amazon founder Jeff Bezos."
Their marital assets were divided, & this was HER share!!!
It did not come "FROM" Jeff Bezos. These assets were earned during THEIR marriage.
“His money” that “he made” while she managed every aspect of his life and household, raised their children, counseled him on major business decisions and operationally supported him as an early crazy visionary— Jeff Yang (@originalspin) May 29, 2019
I want to know how much the lawyers made off of this one.— cptbogo (@cptbogo) June 30, 2019