• Amazon founder Jeff Bezos , the richest man in the world , announced today that he's getting divorced.
  • Amazon became the second US company to reach the $1 trillion mark in August 2018.
  • The tech mogul's daily routine indicates that he's not addicted to work.
  • Bezos prioritizes lots of family time, and even time allotted for washing the dishes.

Jeff Bezos , the richest person in history , announced on Wednesday that he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, are getting a divorce .

"As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends," the couple wrote in the statement.

According to Bloomberg , the Amazon founder and CEO has $137 billion to his name. In addition to founding the online retail behemoth Amazon , Bezos also owns The Washington Post and an aerospace company, Blue Origin.

Amazon also recently became the second US company to join the $1 trillion valuation club, according to Markets Insider . Apple was the first ever US company to receive that distinction . Amazon's market cap has since dipped to $791 billion.

So what does daily life look like for this tech mogul?

Here's a look inside his daily routine :

Bezos is a big believer in getting enough shut-eye.

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He wakes up every morning naturally, without the aid of an alarm clock.

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"I like to putter in the morning," Bezos told a gathering of Economic Club of Washington, DC."So I like to read the newspaper. I like to have coffee."

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He always starts the day by sharing a healthy breakfast with his wife, novelist MacKenzie Bezos. The couple announced their plans to divorce on January 9, 2019.

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"I like have breakfast with my kids before they go to school," he said, according to Axios.

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Bezos reportedly never schedules early-morning meetings, in order to spend quality time with his family.

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But he does like to get his more intensive meetings rolling before noon. "I do my high-IQ meetingsbefore lunch," he told the Economic Club of Washington, DC.

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"Like anything that's going to be really mentally challenging, that's a 10 o'clock meeting," Bezos said, according to Axios.

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Bezos is famously not big on meetings in general.

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He's said to meet with Amazon investors for only six hours a year.

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When he does call a meeting, Bezos employs a "two-pizza rule" he never organizes a meeting where two pizzas couldn't feed the entire group.

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Bezos apparently used to be an occasionally explosive boss, but there are rumors that he has hired an executive coach to "help him tone it down."

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In general, he has set a "frugal" tone at Amazon, which doesn't throw perks like massages or free lunch at employees.

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When it comes to meals, Bezos has a taste for unusual dishes.

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He was photographed eating an iguana once.

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And, during a meeting with Woot founder Matt Rutledge, he ordered octopus with potatoes, bacon, green garlic yogurt, and eggs for breakfast.

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"When I look at the menu, you're the thing I don't understand, the thing I've never had," Bezos said. "I must have the breakfast octopus."

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Bezos also has a fondness for food trucks.

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In 2014, he told Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget about a phenomenally popular truck outside of Amazon's headquarters. "It's out of control, actually," he said.

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Bezos usually keeps his afternoons clear of high-intensity meetings.

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If something that necessitates a "high-IQ meeting" pops up later in the day, Bezos typically puts it off until the next day.

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"By 5 p.m., I'm like, 'I can't think about that today.Let's try this again tomorrow at 10 a.m,'" he told the Economic Club of Washington, DC.

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There's one after-dinner ritual Bezos always adheres to:washing the dishes. "I'm pretty convinced it's the sexiest thing I do," he told Blodget.

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It's unclear whether Bezos has a workout routine. However, photos of the CEO at a recent conference elicited comparisons to Vin Diesel, as commenters noted his muscular appearance.

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Amazon now runs several popular original series, like "The Man in the High Castle" and "Transparent," but the Amazon CEO is a Trekkie. Bezos even made a surprise cameo in the 2016 film "Star Trek Beyond."

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Other than watching "Star Trek," Bezos has another space-related hobby: gliding about in a submarine looking for old NASA rockets. He often brings his kids along for the adventure.

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Bezos makes sure to get enough rest he sleeps for eight hours every night.

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"I prioritize it," he said at a dinner hosted by the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. "I think better.I have more energy.My mood is better."

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"As a senior executive,you get paid to make a small number of high-quality decisions. Your job is not to make thousands of decisions every day," he said, according to Axios.

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"Is that really worth it if the quality of those decisions might be lower because you're tired or grouchy?" Bezos asked the Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

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