How many kids does Jeff Bezos have? | The Sun

CENTIBILLIONAIRE Jeff Bezos is responsible for overseeing the operations of Amazon and his other endeavors.

Bezos is also responsible for his children with his ex-wife MacKenzie Scott.

How many children does Jeff Bezos have?

Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie are the parents of four children.

They have three sons and one daughter, the latter of who was adopted from China.

His oldest son Preston was born in 2000 and studies at Princeton University.

Bezos reportedly shares 50/50 custody of their children with his former wife.

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Bezos himself was adopted at the age of 16 by his stepfather, Cuban immigrant Miguel "Mike" Bezos, an engineer at Exxon.

When did Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie divorce?

On January 9, 2019, Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced their intent to divorce after a "long period" of separation.

They released a joint statement via social media about their decision to end their marriage after 25 years.

Their tweet read: "We want to make people aware of a development in our lives.

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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.

"We’ve had such a great life together as a married couple, and we also see wonderful futures ahead, as parents, friends, partners in ventures and projects, and as individuals pursuing ventures and adventures."

On April 4, 2019, the divorce was finalized, with Bezos keeping 75 percent of the couple's Amazon stock and MacKenzie getting the remaining 25 percent, or $35.6billion in Amazon stock.

In March 2021, it was announced that Mackenzie had remarried.

She tied the knot with Dan Jewett, a high school chemistry teacher who reportedly taught at the school her children attend.

Mr Jewett announced the marriage with Mackenzie in a post on The Giving Pledge – a platform where celebrities and the world's richest commit to giving away the majority of their wealth throughout their lifetime.

Mr Jewett wrote: "It is strange to be writing a letter indicating I plan to give away the majority of my wealth during my lifetime, as I have never sought to gather the kind of wealth required to feel like saying such a thing would have a particular meaning."

He added: "And now, in a stroke of happy coincidence, I am married to one of the most generous and kind people I know—and joining her in a commitment to pass on an enormous financial wealth to serve others."

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Speaking of Mackenzie in his pledge, Mr Jewett wrote: "I have seen many ways that MacKenzie has seen her efforts enhanced when she acts on the belief that those with common values but different perspectives, strengths, and experiences are essential to effecting positive change.

"We are united in that understanding and in our excitement for all we have to learn from so many people working in service of others."

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