AMAZON founder Jeff Bezos and his wife Mackenzie Bezos are getting a divorce after 25 years of marriage.
Bezos, who is the world’s richest man, announced the separation in a post on social media today.
“We want to make people aware of a development in our lives,” the pair said in a joint statement.
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“As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends.
“We feel incredibly lucky to have found each other and deeply grateful for every one of the years we have been married to each other.
“If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again.”
Bezos has an estimated net worth of US$137 (A$190.9) billion.
The pair share four children together.
— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) January 9, 2019