After the divorce with the head of Amazon Jeff Bezos, his wife Mackenzie Bezos can become the richest woman in the world with a fortune of about $ 69 billion, writes Bloomberg.
The Agency clarifies that the terms on which the couple will share the property, including 16 percent stake in Amazon, are unknown. But the lawyers interviewed by Bloomberg explained that without an agreement on the division of property, the spouses are likely to divide the assets in half.
The state of Bezos, according to the beginning of January 2019, Bloomberg estimated at $ 137 billion. Forbes cites similar data. At the same time, at the peak of the billionaire’s assets were estimated at more than $ 150 billion.
Most of the 66 women included in the Bloomberg billionaire rating have become owners of large fortunes as a result of the death of a spouse or divorce. Only six of them made a fortune on their own.
The richest woman in the world is now considered the granddaughter of the founder of cosmetics manufacturer L’oreal Françoise Bettencourt Myers: its assets are estimated at $ 45.6 billion.