Billionaire ‘MacKenzie Scott’ Announces Divorce From Second Husband

MacKenzie Scott Files For Divorce from her second Husband. MacKenzie Scott is an American novelist and philanthropist. She was born on April 7, 1970, to a family named Tuttle and Bezos. As of September 2022, she has a net worth of $33.4 billion. This is because her ex-husband Jeff Bezos gave her a 4% stake in Amazon, the company he started. Scott is the third-richest woman in the United States and the 35th-richest person in the world because of this.  Forbes named Scott one of the most powerful women in the world in 2021, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people of that year.

MacKenzie Scott Divorce

MacKenzie Scott, a novelist and billionaire philanthropist once married to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has filed for divorce from her second husband.

The New York Times said that Scott filed for divorce from Dan Jewett in Washington state on Monday, citing court records. Scott got a divorce from one of the richest men in the world, Jeff Bezos, in 2019 after tabloids wrote about his relationship with a TV host. Scott got $38 billion.

Mackenzie Scott Divorce
Mackenzie Scott Divorce

She said she would give all of her money to charity and signed the Giving Pledge, which is a program for very wealthy people who want to help others. Scott has given a lot of money to help good causes, like making housing more affordable.

Scott and Bezos sent their kids to a private school in Seattle where Jewett taught science. In March of last year, they got married.

A friend told the Times that Jewett was “honest, not very edgy… the perfect person to get this money and give it away because they are not greedy at all.”

In a letter published by the Giving Pledge, Jewett said that he was “grateful for the rare opportunity to help give away assets that can do so much good when shared.”

He also said, “It’s a happy accident that I’m married to one of the most generous and kind people I know, and I’ve made a promise with her to use our huge wealth to help other people.”

The Times noticed on Wednesday that Jewett’s letter is no longer on Scott’s Giving Pledge page. The paper also said that “his name was recently taken out of a Medium post-Ms. Scott wrote last year about their gifts, without any fuss,” as well as from Scott’s Amazon page.

In her letter on the Giving Pledge website, Scott writes, “We each have gifts to offer because of an endless number of influences and lucky breaks that we can never fully understand.

“In addition to the things that life has given me, I also have a lot of money to share.”

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