"If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again", the statement read.
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They were engaged for three months before getting married.
MacKenzie S. Bezos is a novelist and served as an executive director in Bezos's anti-bullying organization Bystander Revolution. While not directly related to the operation of Amazon, a divorce for its founder could impact the company's future.
But the Bezos divorce seems likely to attract more attention than when Google co-founder Sergey Brin - now worth $US49 billion - divorced his former wife Anne in 2015.
Camera IconAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie Bezos on April 24, 2018 in Berlin.
First, Jeff and Mackenzie primarily live in Washington state. TMZ is reporting that Jeff Bezos has zero regrets about the way things unfolded 25 years ago when he and MacKenzie exchanged wedding vows. According to the statement, the two will remain "partners in ventures and projects".
News Corp. and Fox chief Rupert Murdoch's divorce in 1999 from his ex-wife, Anna Maria Torv, had a settlement estimated at $1.7 billion ($2.6 billion inflation-adjusted).
Amazon shares were up 0.2 per cent in midday trading on Wednesday.
They both studied at Princeton University, and later met for the first time in NY, where MacKenzie worked for Jeff at D. E. Shaw, a hedge fund. In his spare time, Bezos also oversees Blue Origin as he competes with Elon Musk's SpaceX in a private sector space race. She also runs a company called Black Ops Aviation, which specializes in shooting aerial shots for TV shows, movies and commercials.