Billionaire Jeff Bezos Finalizes $38 Billion Divorce w/ ex Mackenzie Bezos

Jeff Bezos quietly finalized his divorce over the weekend. It was, after all, Independence Day.

A judge in King County, Washington signed the paperwork. MacKenzie Bezos gets a four-percent stake in Amazon -- nearly 20 million shares that are worth more than $38 billion. He gets her stakes in theWashington Post and Blue Origin, their space exploration company. (Bloomberg)

MacKenzie Bezos is now the world's third richest woman and the 22nd richest person in the world. Her ex-husband has more than triple her wealth and is the richest person in the world. The New York Postclaims that since the divorce news broke, MacKenzie has been bombarded with offers for dinner dates.

Jeff Bezos and his new girlfriendLauren Sanchezspent the Fourth of July together and celebrated his newfound freedom. There’s word that he’s eager to remarry. A source said (quote) “There won’t be a big ceremony. It will be something to mark their love and everything they’ve gone through to be together.” (New York Post)

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