Want to become rich real quick try to marry a rich person then get a divorce, one of the most expensive divorces in the world happened this year.
Mackenzie S. Bezos is an American novelist and philanthropist. She is the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, to whom she was married from 1993 until their divorce in 2019.
In 1993, Mackenzie Tuttle married Jeff Bezos, who later became the founder and CEO of Amazon, making them the richest couple in the world. They announced their intent to divorce in January 2019 after 25 years of marriage.
In April 2019, she announced on Twitter that she had reached a $35 billion (3,560,900,000,000 shillings) divorce settlement, making her the one richest woman in the world.
Mackenzie Bezos retained 25% of the couple’s stock in Amazon, and about a 4% stake in the entire company,
Mackenzie Bezos agreed to hand over voting control of her shares to Jeff Bezos and gave up her stakes in the Blue Origin rocket company and in The Washington Post.
However, Jeff Bezos will remain the one world’s richest people, even after losing more than $38 billion from his net worth, which is nearly $158 billion (16,074,920,000,000.00 shillings).
Some of the world’s most expensive divorces according to the business insider are:
Alec Wildenstein and Jocelyn Wildenstein, 1999 $3.8 billion (386,612,000,000 shilling)
Rupert Murdoch and Anna Torv, 1999 $1.7 billion (172,958,000,000 shillings)
Bernie Ecclestone and Slavica Radi, 2009 $1.2 billion (122,088,000,000 shillings)
Steve and Elaine Wynn, 2010 $1 billion (101,740,000,000 shillings)
Harold Hamm and Sue Ann Arnall, 2012 $975 million (99,196,500,000 shillings)
Adnan Khashoggi and Soraya Khashoggi, 1980 $874 million (88,920,760,000.00 shillings)
Dmitry Rybolovlev and Elena Rybolovlev, 2014 $604 million (61,450,960,000 shillings)
Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore, 2006 $425 million (43,239,500,000 shillings)
Bob Johnson and Sheila Crump Johnson, 2002 $400 million (40,696,000,000 shillings)
By Kathleen Francisca