MacKenzie Bezos Could Become World's Richest Woman Following Divorce From Jeff Bezos

Daniel Fowler
January 12, 2019

"I love you. I am in love with you". Bezos also owns Blue Origin, a private aviation firm aiming to spearhead the rise of space tourism, as well as The Washington Post. Please, make it stop.

"I wish him luck", the twice-divorced Trump told reporters at the White House on Thursday as he departed for a trip to the USA border with Mexico.

Tweet by Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos announcing they will divorce, raising questions about their 16 percent stake in Amazon. "It's going to be a beauty". Let's also note Sanchez is a married woman, the wife of talent agent Patrick Whitesell to be exact, though Sanchez and Bezos started dating after separating from their respective spouses...allegedly.

Under the 54-year-old's leadership, Amazon has expanded beyond traditional retail to build an e-commerce juggernaut.

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Bezos netted about $24 billion over the course of 2018, more than other billionaires like Warren Buffett or Bill Gates, whom Bezos has traded places with as the richest person on Earth.

The fact that so many of us are following, sharing, commenting upon and analyzing every lascivious detail speaks in part to the reality-TV administration we've all been living under, in which, as the Atlantic wrote, "The distance between obvious and far-fetched has collapsed".

Perhaps most frighteningly, at the intersection of technology, power and capitalism Bezos seemingly answers to no one - certainly not to the people or his workers, making him an unelected, untouchable, unaccountable corporate god of sorts. Not falling down. Just a little drunk. But that represents the average of some big peaks and drops that happened throughout the year, like last summer, when Bezos hit a fortune of $150 billion and became the richest person in modern history.

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