Billionaire MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, remarried

In her divorce from Amazon founder, finalized in 2019, MacKenzie Scott, 50, received the equivalent of $ 38 billion in Amazon shares

Billionaire MacKenzie Scott, who has become one of the richest women in the world, has remarried, we noted in a note from the GivingPledge site.

«And now, by serendipity, I am married to one of the most generous and kind people I know, and join her in her commitment to pass on enormous financial wealth to help others.MacKenzie Scott’s new husband Dan Jewett said in the note dated Saturday.

Dan Jewett is a science teacher at Lakeside Private School in Seattle (northwestern United States), reports the Wall Street Journal, which first noted the information. According to Forbes magazine, the school where Bill Gates studied, is where the children that Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott had together attend.

Associations philantropiques

The initiative of “Giving Pledge“, Where “Promise of donationEncourages the wealthy of this world to donate more than half of their wealth to charitable organizations, and Ms. Scott has pledged to donate half of her wealth to charitable organizations.

MacKenzie Scott, who is also a novelist, revealed in December that she had donated more than $ 4 billion to 384 organizations in the previous four months, bringing her total donations made public to around $ 6 billion.

Much of MacKenzie Scott’s fortune, 50, comes from the economic fallout from his divorce from Jeff Bezos, finalized in July 2019, which at the time allowed him to touch the equivalent of $ 38 billion. in Amazon shares.

Their value has increased significantly with the soaring of the title of the online commerce giant on Wall Street.

According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Rankings, MacKenzie Scott’s fortune stands at $ 53.5 billion, making her the 22nd richest person on the planet.

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