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Jeff Bezos, Lauren Sanchez to hit Met Gala for first time as couple

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez hit the Met Gala Monday evening in New York City. 

Sanchez, outfitted in a black and white full-length gown, with a mosaic design, first walked the stairs to the Metropolitan Museum of Art solo, showcasing her outfit for photographers. 

Met Gala, Lauren Sanchez

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Lauren Sánchez attends The 2024 Met Gala Celebrating “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2024 in New York City.  ( (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MG24/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue))

The couple was later photographed together, also on the green carpeted entry stairs. 

Bezos, Sanchez, Met Gala

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez attend The 2024 Met Gala Celebrating “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2024 in New York City.  ( (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MG24/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue))

This marks the first time the Amazon founder and his fiancée have attended as a couple, according to Page Six and other outlets. 

Met Gala, Lauren Sanchez

Lauren Sánchez at the 2024 Met Gala: “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion” held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2024 in New York City.  ((Photo by Gilbert Flores/Variety via Getty Images))

Bezos is the world’s second-richest person with a net worth of $206 billion, per Forbes. FOX Business reached out to a Bezos and Sanchez representative for comment.

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The Met Gala “provides the department with its primary source of annual funding for exhibitions, publications, acquisitions, operations and capital improvements,” per the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It is held at the New York City art museum’s Fifth Avenue location each year.

Lauren Sanchez and Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez at the Monse Maison Pre-Met Cocktail Celebration held at La Mercerie on May 5, 2024 in New York, New York. (Nina Westervelt/WWD via Getty Images / Getty Images)

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Attendees are expected to dress in accordance with this year’s “The Garden of Time” dress code.

Just a day before the highly-anticipated event, the couple spent time together in the Big Apple at the Monse Maison Pre-Met Cocktail Celebration, according to reports.

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Sanchez described the form-fitting number she wore to that event as the “perfect little black dress” in a Sunday social media post.

Lauren Sanchez and Jeff Bezos

Lauren Sanchez and Jeff Bezos at the Monse Maison Pre-Met Cocktail Celebration held at La Mercerie on May 5, 2024 in New York, New York. (Nina Westervelt/WWD via Getty Images / Getty Images)

Monse belongs to the Oscar de la Renta Creative Directors Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia.

Bezos has hit the Met Gala on a couple of prior occasions, most recently in 2019. That year, the event’s theme was “Camp: Notes on Fashion.”

Bezos at past met gala

Kendall Jenner, Jeff Bezos and Jared Leto attend The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Kevin Tachman/MG19/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue / Getty Images)

The billionaire Amazon founder and Sanchez have been engaged since May of last year. Prior to getting engaged, their relationship had spanned nearly five years.

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She told Vogue in November she was “looking forward to being Mrs. Bezos.”

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