The news about the divorce comes just a year after the Bezos’ said they would donate $2 billion to existing non-profits, which would help the homeless and build schools in low-income U.S. areas.
The couple originally met while working together at hedge fund D.E. Shaw back in the early 90s. The estranged pair, who have four kids together, made the announcement in a joint statement on Twitter.
The divorce could potentially be costly for Bezos, whose net worth of $137 billion makes him the world’s richest man.
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