May 23, 2023 | 6:50 p.m.
Jeff Bezos proposed to Lauren Sánchez while enjoying the maiden voyage on his brand new $500 million superyacht.
According to TMZ, the 59-year-old Amazon founder popped the question last week after the couple landed in Spain to begin their journey to the French Riviera.
The insider revealed that Bezos had set up a “private” proposal – just the two of them – in Ibiza or Mallorca, but the couple opted to keep their engagement a secret for the first few days.
Although Sánchez, 53, was first photographed wearing her 20-carat ring on May 21, she was spotted wearing a ring – which was turned inward to conceal the massive rock – on This finger only three days before.
It wasn’t until the couple arrived in the south of France for the Cannes Film Festival that they finally let the cat out of the bag at a star-studded Vanity Fair party.
“They were telling everyone they were engaged; they were so excited. They are completely in love,” an insider told Us, while another added that the two act like horny teenagers.
“They were all over each other. I mean, they’re still affectionate, but they couldn’t hold hands,” the second spy explained.
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Although the pilot didn’t wear her engagement ring to the party, she was pictured wearing the sparkler a day later as she hung above the rail of Bezos’ boat – which has a mermaid lookalike to Sánchez adorning its bow.
The newly engaged couple looked smitten as they chatted on board before Bezos patted his leading lady on the back.
That night, the former journalist flaunted the massive ring — which cost between $2.5 million and $3.5 million — while having dinner with her fiancé as well as her sister, Christina Bezos, and her husband. husband, Steve Poore.
Sánchez looked like a bride in a white beaded mini dress with crystal details while the CEO dressed in khaki, a beige belt and a blue shirt.
Page Six was first to report that the billionaire recently popped the question to his girlfriend after dating for five years.
Prior to his relationship with Sánchez, Jeff was married to MacKenzie Scott, whom he divorced in April 2019 after 25 years of marriage.
The former couple share four children.
Likewise, Sánchez settled her divorce from Patrick Whitesell in October 2019. They were married for 13 years.