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Jeff Bezos to retain Amazon voting control after divorce

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos have announced their agreement for a divorce, leaving Mr. Bezos with the voting control over all his ex-wife’s shares and keeping 75 percent of their co-owned Amazon stock.

In a post MacKenzie shared on her Twitter account, she confirmed that she is “happy” to be giving her ex-husband all of their interests in the Washington Post acquired by Amazon in 2013 and Blue Origin which was founded in 2000.

MacKenzie also said that she and Jeff will remain friends and co-parent their four children.

In a report by CNN Business, MacKenzie with 25% of their amazon stock will give her 4% stake in the company which is approximately worth $35 billion.

The Amzon CEO also posted a statement on his Twitter account, expressing his gratitude for MacKenzie for being an “extraordinary partner, ally, and mother”.

(Photo source: Twitter – @mackenziebezos/ @JeffBezos)