The rumored girlfriend of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Lauren Sanchez files for divorce from husband of 14 years, Patrick Whitesell!

Amazon creator Jeff Bezos had filed for divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos on 9 January 2019. The Blast has reported that days after Jeff and MacKenzie filed for divorce, Jeff’s rumored girlfriend Lauren Sanchez also put in her divorce papers. The former TV journalist Lauren has also split from her husband Patrick Whitesell almost simultaneously.

Lauren Sanchez and her divorce

When Jeff Bezos gave divorce to his wife of 25 years, many media outlets claimed that journalist Lauren Sanchez and Jeff Bezos are dating. But there was neither confirmation nor denial from both parties. But now The Blast has reported that a few days after Jeff finalized his divorce with his wife, Lauren Sanchez has also filed in her divorce papers in the Los Angeles court. She is divorcing her husband of 14 years Patrick Whitesell. He is WME CEO and a talent agent.

Source: People (Jeff and Lauren)

Patrick has also filed for divorce and the couple is seeking joint custody of their children. The split of Lauren and her husband Patrick is said to be amicable.

The divorce settlement of Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos

Jeff’s divorce with his wife was finalized and MacKenzie has given Jeff the full voting control of her Amazon shares. She has also handed him 75% of their Amazon stock. Their divorce took nearly three months to be complete.

How National Enquirer got hold of the private text messages of Jeff to Lauren?

The National Enquirer got hold of Jeff’s private text messages to Lauren. When Jeff began investigating how the tabloid managed to lay hands on the private text messages exchanged between Jeff and Lauren, the tabloid had threatened to also publish the explicit pictures of him which they had, Jeff accused. Through the messages, the world came to know that Jeff and Lauren were having an affair and that he was a close friend of Patrick Whitesell.

Source: Vox (Jeff and MacKenzie)

The latest news on that front is that Lauren’s brother Michael had sold the private messages to the tabloid for $ 200k.

Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos-the relationship timeline

Jeff Bezos was working in Manhattan for DE Shaw when he first met MacKenzie Tuttle who was a novelist and a research associate at the same firm. This was in 1992 and the couple started dating to marry in 1993. In one year, they relocated to Washington DC. The couple has 4 children which include three biological sons and one daughter adopted from China. The couple was separated for a long time before they filed for divorce in January 2019.

Lauren Sanchez and Patrick Whitesell-the relationship timeline

Source; Page Six (Patrick Whitesell and Lauren Sanchez)

Lauren is a TV news anchor. She was dating former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez and has a son Nikki from him. Nikki was born in 2001. Later, Lauren began dating Hollywood agent Patrick Whitesell and in August 2005, the couple got married. The couple shares two children together; Evan born in 2006 and Ella born in 2008.

Short Bio on Lauren Sanchez

Lauren Sanchez is an American news anchor, entertainment reporter, pilot as well as a media personality. She is currently hosting a show Good Day LA on KTTV Fox-11. Prior, she has also hosted the shows like  Larry King LiveThe Joy Behar ShowShowbiz Tonight and The View.

She received the license to fly helicopters in the year 2016. Currently, the news is that she is having an extra-marital affair with the Amazon owner, Jeff Bezos. More Bio…

Source: Wikipedia, Daily Mail, The Blast, Page 6