Jeff Bezos Hosts Lavish-Engagement Bash Aboard $500M Yacht
August 5, 2023
Billionaire Jeff Bezos and his fiancée, Lauren Sánchez, celebrated their engagement in grand style aboard his luxurious $500 million yacht.
The private affair, held on the gleaming waters of Positano, Italy, attracted a small group of A-list celebrities and prominent figures from the business and entertainment world.
Bezos, who was involved in the world’s costliest divorce from his ex-wife Mackenzie Scott, will reportedly sign a prenup agreement with Sanchez to protect his $138 billion fortune.
Keep on reading to learn more.
Jeff Bezos & Lauren Sanchez Held A Star-studded Engagement Party
The lavish engagement party took place on Wednesday, with the blissful couple surrounded by close friends and a small group of A-list personalities. Known for his penchant for luxury, Bezos left no stone unturned to ensure the event was nothing short of spectacular aboard his $500 million mega yacht.
The private celebration, which took place on the coast of Positano, Italy, had VIP guests that included Bill Gates and his girlfriend, Paula Hurd, Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife, Wendi Murdoch, and film producer Fabiola Beracasa Beckman.
Other A-list stars that were reportedly present for the celebration include power agent Ari Emanuel and his wife, Sarah Staudinger, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, the Queen of Jordan, Rania Al Abdullah, Kris Jenner, and Corey Gamble.
A source who spoke to Page Six shared that the event was “intimate,” with only a “small crowd” in attendance.
Bezos and Sánchez have been dating since 2019 after meeting three years before. Their romance has captivated the public, with many eagerly following their love story from its inception to this recent milestone.
He Used A 20-Carat Diamond Ring To Propose
Bezos’s mega yacht has not only played host to the couple’s engagement celebration but also his fairy-tale proposal. Bezos, known for his flair for the extravagant, reportedly spared no expense when he got down on one knee to propose to Sánchez.
According to a report by Page Sixin May, Bezos’ proposal was nothing short of a romantic spectacle. Surrounded by the shimmering ocean somewhere in Spain, the Amazon founder presented his fiancée with a breathtaking 20-carat diamond ring, which sparkled with unparalleled brilliance before they visited France for the Cannes Film Festival.
A diamond expert, Mike Fried, told the news outlet that finding a “natural diamond in that carat weight is exceptionally rare,” while another expert, Steven Stone, placed the price of the impressive ring at $3.5 million.
Jeff Bezos & Lauren Sanchez Pack On The PDA
As the couple’s engagement celebration continues, the world caught a glimpse of the romance and affection between Bezos and Sánchez during a recent luxurious yacht trip in Capri, per the Daily Mail.
Photographs captured the pair sharing a tender moment as Sánchez wrapped her legs around her fiancé while they cruised the stunning coastline. The intimate display of affection further showcased the deep connection between the Amazon founder and his soon-to-be wife.
Amid the backdrop of the azure Mediterranean waters, the couple seemed completely immersed in each other’s company, enjoying the paradisiacal surroundings as they shared a steamy kiss on the yacht. They were then seen laughing and joking with each other as Bezos had a beverage in hand to keep him cool.
The couple, who is known for their philanthropic lifestyle, which is said to be one of the core values of their relationship, are never shy to get intimate with each other in public.
Jeff Bezos To Sign Prenup To Protect His Wealth
In light of his forthcoming marriage to Sánchez, Bezos is reported to be taking necessary precautions to safeguard his vast fortune. According to Hello! Magazine, the Amazon founder will sign a prenuptial agreement to protect his estimated $138 billion net worth.
The Blue Origin boss, who was involved in the world’s costliest divorce to his ex-wife McKenzie Scott that set him back $38 billion, is expected to outline the division of assets and financial matters in the event of a divorce, aiming to shield the substantial wealth he has accumulated over the years.
Sanchez also boasts vast wealth in the relationship with her Black Ops Aviation, an aerial video company with high-profile clientele, and a grand $ 6.2 million home in Washington. In that light, she’ll also seek to take the same precaution, thus adding intricate layers to their upcoming union.