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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos divorcing wife after 25 years

Jan 09, 2019 - Associated Press Financial Wire

SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie are divorcing, ending a 25-year marriage that played a role in the creation of an e-commerce company that made Bezos the world's wealthiest person.

The decision to divorce comes after a trial separation, according to a statement posted Wednesday on Bezos' Twitter account. Both Bezoses signed the announcement, which ended with a vow to remain "cherished friends."

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