Jeff and Mackenzie announced Wednesday that they are divorcing, adding that they have been separated for a while.
The couple will also have to split assets, including the 400,000 acres of property they own.More news: Lindsay Lohan's 'friends' with Kim Kardashian West after cornrows row
The National Enquirer publication which is found in its latest issue released today, said that its team tracked Jeff and Lauren across five states and 40,000 miles, tailed them in private jets, swanky limos, helicopter rides, romantic hikes, five-star hotel hideaways, intimate dinner dates and "quality time" in hidden love nests.
But sources told Page Six the couple were spotted celebrating their wedding anniversary at a Miami nightclub as recently as September - months after the Enquirer says the richest man in the world sent these messages to his new flame. "As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have made a decision to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends", the statement shared via Twitter read.More news: West Ham United turn down bid from China for Marko Arnautovic
The statement goes on to say that "We've had such a great life 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". He and his wife described each other as "cherished friends" and gave the impression it was amicable.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, would be divorcing, leaving many to wonder what would happen to the reported $137 billion fortune of the world's richest man. It's important to note that there was reportedly no prenuptial agreement.More news: World Bank sees global growth slowing in 2019
At one point his fortune soared to more than $160 billion after his company surpassed Microsoft to become Wall Street's most valuable company.