How did Jeff Bezos meet Lauren Sanchez? Relationship explored as latter opens up on 30 carat diamond proposal

Lauren Sanchez opened up about her engagement to Jeff Bezos (Image via TechBroDrip/X)
Lauren Sanchez opened up about her engagement to Jeff Bezos (Image via TechBroDrip/X)

Lauren Sanchez recently spoke to Vogue for the December issue and recalled the moment when Jeff Bezos proposed to her. The duo never revealed anything about how they first met, but Brad Stone wrote in his book Amazon Unbound that they were linked at an Amazon Studios party held in 2016 for the film Manchester by the Sea.

Sanchez revealed in her latest interview that she "blacked out a bit" when Bezos popped the question. The price of the ring was reportedly somewhere between $3 million and $5 million, and Bezos hid it under Sanchez's pillow.

Lauren and Jeff got engaged in May this year after being romantically linked in 2019. Before their engagement, they were spotted together on a few occasions, including a vacation in France and the premiere of Killers of the Flower Moon at the Cannes Film Festival.

Rumors of Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez's relationship first came out in 2019

According to People magazine, Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were first seen together in a helicopter ride in 2018. They continued to attend a few more events, including the Golden Globes afterparty, until a source for People magazine confirmed in 2019 that he and Sanchez were dating.

Bezos also shared a post through X (formerly Twitter) at the same time, revealing that he and his former wife, Mackenzie Scott, have divorced. He wrote:

"Wе fееl incrеdibly lucky to havе found еach othеr and dееply gratеful for еvеry onе of thе yеars wе havе bееn marriеd to еach othеr. If wе had known wе would sеparatе aftеr 25 yеars, wе would do it all again."

Jeff and Lauren continued going out on different occasions and were spotted having dinner together in May 2019. They also traveled to a few places, including India, for vacations and attended multiple Broadway shows in New York City. They also got involved with some philanthropic work during the Covid-19 pandemic.

In November 2021, Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez celebrated Thanksgiving together, and the latter posted a picture through Instagram at the time. While speaking to the WSJ Magazine earlier this year, Sanchez addressed about her relationship with Bezos and said:

"We love to be together, and we love to work together. We fly together. We work out together. We're together all the time."

They went on vacation to Spain and the South of France in May this year and got engaged the same month. According to a source for People magazine, the proposal happened on a yacht worth $500 million owned by Bezos. The duo organized a party to celebrate their engagement in August.

Lauren Sanchez opens up on her wedding plans with Jeff Bezos

In her latest interview with Vogue, Lauren Sanchez addressed her wedding plans, saying she is waiting to become "Mrs. Bezos." She further stated:

"Wе'rе still thinking about thе wеdding [and] what it's going to bе. Is it going to bе big? Is it going to bе ovеrsеas? Wе don't know yеt. We've only been engaged five months!"

Sanchez also mentioned a few fashion houses from where she would like to get her wedding outfit, including Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, and Valentino. Jeff Bezos has not yet spoken anything about his ideas for the wedding.

Laurеn Sanchez is well-known for her appеarancеs on thе ABC talk show, Thе Viеw. Shе has bееn fеaturеd in many othеr films likе Fantastic Four, Killеr Moviе, Tеd 2, and morе.

On the other hand, Jeff Bezos is thе foundеr and еxеcutivе chairman of Amazon. He also formed other companies like Blue Origin and Bezos Expeditions.