Jeff Bezos' reputation took a hit early this year, but it appears he's still in good graces with plenty of celebrities.
The Amazon CEO's 25-year marriage crashed and burned in January 2019 after the world learned of his ongoing affair with a woman named Lauren Sanchez. Next week will mark 8 months since he and his ex-wife, MacKenzie Tuttle, finalized their divorce, and the world's wealthiest man is partying hard.
TMZ reports that Bezos hosted a glitzy party inside his New York City home on Wednesday to honor the secret wedding of fashion designer Misha Nonoo, who is one of Meghan Markle's closest friends. Among the guests were Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner, plus Diane von Furstenberg and powerhouse TV producer Mark Burnett.
The Duchess of Sussex didn't fly across the ocean for Bezos' soiree, but she was in attendance at Nonoo's actual wedding in September, as were Ivanka Trump, Katy Perry, James Corden, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie.
Patrick Whitesell and Lauren Sanchez together
Patrick Whitesell and Lauren Sanchez together
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 03: WME's Patrick Whitesell, Lauren Sanchez and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos attend Jeff Bezos and Matt Damon's 'Manchester By The Sea' Holiday Party on December 3, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images for Amazon Studios)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 26: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS, SPECIAL RATES APPLY) (L-R) TV personality Lauren Sanchez, talent agent Patrick Whitesell, and actor Casey Affleck attend the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/VF17/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12: Agent Patrick Whitesell (L) and actress Lauren Sanchez attend HBO's Official Golden Globe Awards After Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Co-CEO of WME Patrick Whitesell (R) and tv personality Lauren Whitesell attend the LACMA 2013 Art + Film Gala honoring Martin Scorsese and David Hockney presented by Gucci at LACMA on November 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/Getty Images for LACMA)
MALIBU, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Lauren Sanchez and Patrick Whitesell attend Eddie Vedder and Zach Galifianakis Rock Malibu Fundraiser for EBMRF and Heal EB on September 15, 2013 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 22: Lauren Sanchez (R) and her husband Patrick Whitesell arrive at the Summit On The Summit photo exhibition celebrating World Water Day at Siren Studios on March 22, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Patrick Whitesell and Lauren Sanchez attend the Universal Music Group 54th Grammy Awards Viewing Reception hosted by Lucian Grainge at private residence on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 13: Agent Patrick Whitesell (L), his wife Lauren Sanchez and their children Evan and Ella arrive at John Varvatos' 8th Annual Stuart House Benefit at the John Varvatos Boutique on March 13, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Patrick Whitesell and Lauren Sanchez arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party hosted by Graydon Carter held at Sunset Tower on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
TV personality Lauren Sanchez and husband CAA agent Patrick Whitesell arrive at The Weinstein Company and Realativity Media's 2011 Golden Globes after party held at Bar 210 inside The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)
February 22, 2009 West Hollywood, Ca.; Patrick Whitesell and Lauren Sanchez; Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2009; Held at the Sunset Tower Hotel (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
Actress Lauren Sanchez and husband talent agent Patrick Whitesell arrive at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards - InStyle Warner Bros Official After Party at the Oasis Court at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 09: Lauren Sanchez and Patrick Whitesell attend LACMA's Opening Celebration of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum on February 9, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)
Patrick Whitesell and Lauren Sanchez during Giorgio Armani Prive in L.A. - Inside at Green Acres in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)
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Also at the party was Sanchez, who infamously separated from her own husband amid the affair. They divorced in April 2019.
Sanchez has three children and Bezos has four. The details of their respective custody arrangements are not known. Bezos has occasionally been spotted out in public with his older children.
Bezos' highly-publicized split was resolved relatively quickly, an impressive feat given the extreme amount of wealth on the table: The estate is worth an estimated $137 billion.
Over the summer, Bezos lived it up what Business Insider called a "wild summer of yacht-hopping and jetting off to Wimbledon with his girlfriend."