Divorce Settlement Makes Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos' Ex the World's Fourth Richest Woman

MacKenzie Bezos is set to become the world's fourth-richest woman after her divorce from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is finalized.She'll receive a 4 percent Amazon stake, currently worth about $36 billion, as part of the settlement, according to a filing Thursday from the Seattle-based company. The divorce is expected to be completed in about 90 days.Her stake in Amazon ranks her behind the $54 billion fortune of L'Oreal SA heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, the $44 billion held by Alice Walton and the $37 billion net worth of Jacqueline Badger Mars, according to calculations by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.Walmart heiress Alice Walton is Texas' wealthiest resident.  Continue reading...

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