Tuesday 4 October 2022 06:36 AM Jeff Bezos and girlfriend Lauren Sanchez arrive in Los Angeles after his ... trends now

Tuesday 4 October 2022 06:36 AM Jeff Bezos and girlfriend Lauren Sanchez arrive in Los Angeles after his ... trends now
Tuesday 4 October 2022 06:36 AM Jeff Bezos and girlfriend Lauren Sanchez arrive in Los Angeles after his ... trends now

Tuesday 4 October 2022 06:36 AM Jeff Bezos and girlfriend Lauren Sanchez arrive in Los Angeles after his ... trends now

The world's second richest man Jeff Bezos was pictured landing back in Los Angeles alongside his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez. 

The pair were returning on his private jet from a safari trip to the West African nation of Gabon. Sanchez posted about the trip on her Instagram page. The couple was in Gabon alongside Dr. Andrew Steer, the president of the Bezos Earth Fund. 

The fund fights climate change and protects wildlife across the world. It was started by Bezos in 2020 with a $10 billion commitment from the former Amazon CEO. 

In July, the fund announced that they donated $35 million to the government of Gabon to support nature conservation in the Congo Basin. 

Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba said at the time: 'A great moment! We discussed the most effective way to preserve the climate, the forest and biodiversity. Gabon and the Bezos Earth Fund share the same vision and ambition: to leave our children a livable planet.'

In total, the fund has promised $110 million for issues related to the Congo Basin.  

The world's second richest man Jeff Bezos was pictured landing back in Los Angeles alongside his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez

The world's second richest man Jeff Bezos was pictured landing back in Los Angeles alongside his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez

The pair were returning on his private jet from a safari trip to the West African nation of Gabon

The pair were returning on his private jet from a safari trip to the West African nation of Gabon

The couple was in Gabon alongside Dr. Andrew Steer, the president of the Bezos Earth Fund

The couple was in Gabon alongside Dr. Andrew Steer, the president of the Bezos Earth Fund

The fund fights climate change and protects wildlife across the world. It was started by Bezos in 2020 with a $10 billion commitment from the former Amazon CEO

The fund fights climate change and protects wildlife across the world. It was started by Bezos in 2020 with a $10 billion commitment from the former Amazon CEO

The former Amazon CEO, 58, and his girlfriend-of-three-years, 52, seemed in good spirits as they deplaned. 

The billionaire, who stepped down as Amazon's CEO in 2021, continues to serve as the company's executive chairman. 

Sanchez wore dark leggings and a white tank top while covering her eyes with sunglasses. For his part, Bezos looked like a man who had been on safari earing an earthy brown button-down shirt and khaki pants also with sunglasses and a blue baseball cap. 

Bezos, who now ranks among the world's wealthiest individuals, with an estimated fortune of $153.8 billion according to Forbes, used to work at McDonald's flipping burgers when he was a high school student. 

The former Amazon CEO, 58, and his girlfriend-of-three-years, 52, seemed in good spirits as they deplaned

The former Amazon CEO, 58, and his girlfriend-of-three-years, 52, seemed in good spirits as they deplaned

The billionaire, who stepped down as Amazon's CEO in 2021, continues to serve as the company's executive chairman

The billionaire, who stepped down as Amazon's CEO in 2021, continues to serve as the company's executive chairman

Sanchez wore dark leggings and a white tank top while covering her eyes with sunglasses

Sanchez wore dark leggings and a white tank top while covering her eyes with sunglasses

For his part, Bezos looked like a man who had been on safari earing an earthy brown button-down shirt and khaki pants also with sunglasses and a blue baseball cap

For his part, Bezos looked like a man who had been on safari earing an earthy brown button-down shirt and khaki pants also with sunglasses and a blue baseball cap

It's fitting that Bezos is in LA amid rumors that he and Lakers legend are both interested in buying the NBA's Phoenix Suns. 

'The Big Diesel', who played two seasons in Phoenix late in his career, has revealed he'd still be willing to join a potential Bezos bid in a lesser capacity.

'If he wants me on board, I would gladly like to talk to him,' O'Neal told TMZ Sports. 

'But as far as trying to own a whole team by myself and go up against — let me tell you something, I'm scared of Big Man JB. Shaq O'Neal is scared of Big Man JB.'

Bezos is one of several billionaires who have been mooted as potential buyers, with Oracle founder Larry Ellison and Laurene Powell Jobs, the wife of the late Steve Jobs, named as well. 

The team is up for sale after Sarver was fined $10 million and banned for a year from the NBA following allegations of racial and sexist slurs and well as bullying towards employees. 

These photos come days after it was reported that Bezos' ex-wife, Mackenzie Scott, had filed for divorce from her second husband, after one year of marriage

These photos come days after it was reported that Bezos' ex-wife, Mackenzie Scott, had filed for divorce from her second husband, after one year of marriage

Bezos is one of several billionaires who have been mooted as potential buyers of the Phoenix Suns, with Oracle founder Larry Ellison and Laurene Powell Jobs, the wife of the late Steve Jobs, named as well

Bezos is one of several billionaires who have been mooted as potential buyers of the Phoenix Suns, with Oracle founder Larry Ellison and Laurene Powell Jobs, the wife of the late Steve Jobs, named as well

The Suns begin their season on October 19 vs. the Mavericks. 

These photos come days after it was reported that Bezos' ex-wife, Mackenzie Scott, had filed for divorce from her second husband, after one year of marriage. 

Scott, 52, is said to be divorcing science teacher Dan Jewett. On Monday, comedian Joe Rogan joked about the split during a segment on his wildly popular podcast The Joe Rogan Experience.

Rogan said: 'She won $39 billion in the divorce settlement and then she immediately married a high school science teacher. So the bit was about a woman worth $39 billion marrying a dude worth $3,000. That guy doesn’t have s**t to say in that relationship. That guy doesn’t get to pick any of the colors of the walls.'

He went on: 'The way I know is I don’t get to pick anything in my house and my wife doesn’t even work. That guy’s f—ked. He has zero chance.'

Bezos and Sanchez's romance was exposed by the National Enquirer in January 2019, and soon after, the businessman divorced from his wife-of-over-25-years and the mother of his four children

Bezos and Sanchez's romance was exposed by the National Enquirer in January 2019, and soon after, the businessman divorced from his wife-of-over-25-years and the mother of his four children

Sanchez was also married when her relationship to Bezos was outed, and it was her husband - co-CEO of Hollywood powerhouse agency WME, Patrick Whitesell, 56 - who reportedly introduced the two lovers in the first place

Sanchez was also married when her relationship to Bezos was outed, and it was her husband - co-CEO of Hollywood powerhouse agency WME, Patrick Whitesell, 56 - who reportedly introduced the two lovers in the first place

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