Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife of 25 years announced that they are gettng a divorce, three days before his 55th birthday.
They made this known through a tweet signed by both of them.
“We want to make people aware of a development in our lives. 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,” the tweet says.
The joint tweet also noted that they would still be running their joint ventures together.
“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,”
Meanwhile, shares of Amazon dipped slightly immediately after the announcement before paring those losses.
They have four children together.