Amazon founder Jeff Bezos went to area and again final 12 months in 11 minutes, and now his girlfriend plans to make her personal journey someday subsequent 12 months.
However as an alternative of touring along with her companion, Lauren Sánchez advised CNN on Monday that she’ll be joined by a “nice group of females.”
Final 12 months, Bezos—who on the time was the world’s richest man—rode into area on a rocket developed by his area firm, Blue Origin. After the flight, he mentioned it was “the very best day ever,” in accordance with CNN.
Bezos and Sánchez have been courting publicly for just a few years, after his break up from his ex-wife MacKenzie Scott; the 2 had been married for 25 years.
Beforehand, Sánchez was a information anchor and leisure reporter. However she later grew to become a skilled helicopter pilot and based an aerial filming firm, Black Ops Aviation. Sánchez can also be the vice chair of the Bezos Earth Fund, a Bezos-founded group that’s devoted to preventing local weather change and defending nature.
In the identical CNN interview on Monday, Bezos mentioned he deliberate to present away the vast majority of his wealth in his lifetime. Though he didn’t specify how—solely that he and Sánchez are “constructing the capability to have the ability to give away this cash.”
Bezos is presently the world’s fourth-richest man, with a web value of $124 billion, in accordance with Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index.
On that checklist, Bezos trails Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk; the CEO of luxurious model LVMH Bernard Arnault; and Gautam Adani, the founding father of the most important port operator in India, Adani Group. Bezos ranks forward of Microsoft founder Invoice Gates and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett.
In the meantime, additionally on Monday, the New York Occasions reported that Amazon plans to put off 10,000 workers.
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