June 2, 2023

Jeff Bezos, 59, is price round $137 billion, so it comes as no shock that he spared no expense when it got here to proposing to his fiancée Lauren Sanchez, 53.

After Folks confirmed the engagement, the Amazon founder and the journalist had been noticed on his $500 million superyacht, Koru, with Lauren sporting a crop high, a beige mesh skirt and a blinding diamond ring. Whereas the pair are but to substantiate their comfortable information or share any pictures of the engagement ring, it is thought that Jeff splashed as much as seven figures on the diamond.

The journalist wore a crop high and a diamond rock on her left hand

“Whereas close-up photos of the ring haven’t been launched but, Lauren’s gargantuan diamond seems to be between 15 and 20 carats. I might estimate the worth at a whopping 2 million {dollars}, if no more,” mentioned Mike Fried, CEO of The Diamond Professional.

“To discover a pure diamond in that carat weight is exceptionally uncommon, and there is not any doubt Jeff Bezos would handpick an extravagant diamond. It is probably that months of planning went into the design of the ring and the number of the stone,” he added.

Lauren Sanchez entertains Jeff Bezos on the yacht
Lauren was noticed with Jeff on his superyacht

In the meantime, Maxwell Stone from Steven Stone has mentioned it could possibly be price much more – as much as $3.5 million. “Contemplating Jeff is the world’s third richest man, the diamond is prone to be a D color – the most costly and rarest diamond color grade, D color diamonds seem colourless each to the bare eye and underneath magnification. 

“It is also prone to be VVS high quality – regardless of having some inclusions, VVS high quality diamonds are thought of to have glorious readability and are one step away from being internally flawless,” he mentioned.

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The couple first took their relationship public again in January 2019, shortly after he introduced he was divorcing his spouse of 25 years, novelist and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, with whom he shares 4 youngsters.

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez look loved up on the superyacht
They regarded completely besotted with one another

On the time, Lauren was additionally within the midst of a divorce after 13 years of marriage to Patrick Whitesell. She has two youngsters from a earlier relationship with former NFL star Tony Gonzalez.

Lauren Sanchez in a black jumper with her ex-husband Patrick Whitesell© Getty
Lauren was married to her ex-husband Patrick Whitesell for 13 years

Tweeting about his divorce, Jeff wrote: “We wish to make individuals conscious of a growth in our lives. As our household and shut mates know, after a protracted interval of loving exploration and trial separation, we’ve determined to divorce and proceed our shared lives as mates. We really feel extremely fortunate to have discovered one another and deeply grateful for each one of many years we’ve been married to one another. 

Jeff Bezos in a suit with his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos in a red dress© Getty
Jeff and his ex-wife MacKenzie have reportedly remained mates following their divorce

“If we had recognized we’d separate after 25 years, we’d do all of it once more. We have had such an ideal life collectively as a married couple, and we additionally see fantastic futures forward, as mother and father, mates, companions and ventures and tasks, and as people pursuing ventures and adventures. Although the labels could be completely different, we stay a household, and we stay cherished mates.”

Lauren and Jeff have each gushed about their relationship over the previous few years. In 2022, Lauren instructed CNN of their romance: “We’re actually nice teammates, and we even have numerous enjoyable collectively and we love one another.” Jeff added: “It is easy. We deliver one another power, we respect one another. So, it is enjoyable to work collectively.”

Lauren Sanchez and Jeff Bezos attend 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 12, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California© Getty
Lauren Sanchez and Jeff Bezos went public with their relationship in 2019

Earlier this 12 months, Lauren even described the billionaire as “goofy” throughout an interview with WSJ Journal. “He’s actually humorous. He makes me chuckle on a regular basis. He may be goofy. After I first heard his chuckle, I used to be like, ‘Whoa! What’s that?’ Now I find it irresistible. And if I’m at a celebration and we get separated, all I’ve to do is wait a second and he laughs and it’s like, he’s over there,” she mentioned.

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