MacKenzie Scott

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MacKenzie Scott
Bezos in 2016
MacKenzie Scott Tuttle

(1970-04-07) April 7, 1970 (age 53)
EducationPrinceton University (B.A.)
  • novelist
  • activist
  • philanthropist
Jeff Bezos
(m. 1993; div. 2019)
AwardsAmerican Book Award (2006)

MacKenzie Scott (née Tuttle, formerly Bezos; born April 7, 1970)[2] is an American novelist, activist, and philanthropist. She has been the world's richest woman since September 2020.

She has been the executive director of Bystander Revolution, an anti-bullying organization she founded, since 2014.

Personal life[change | change source]

MacKenzie was married to Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, from 1993 to 2019. Their divorce made her the third-richest woman in the world and one of the richest people overall by April 2019.[3]

Wealth[change | change source]

In June 2020, it was revealed by Forbes magazine that she is the 22nd richest person in the world, largely thanks to her $38 billion divorce settlement.[4]

In September 2020, she was named the world's richest woman with a net worth of over $60 billion.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "#13 MacKenzie Scott". Forbes. Retrieved November 14, 2020.
  2. Trotter, J.K. (January 22, 2019). "What we know, and don't know, about Jeff Bezos' religious beliefs". Insider. Retrieved February 12, 2020. ...marriage of Jeffrey Preston Bezos and MacKenzie Scott Tuttle.
  3. Bromwich, Jonah Engel; Alter, Alexandra (2019-01-12). "Who Is MacKenzie Bezos?". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-05-31.
  4. Business, Jordan Valinsky, CNN (7 April 2020). "Jeff Bezos tops Forbes list of billionaires, again". CNN. Retrieved 2020-06-03. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. Business, Jazmin Goodwin, CNN. "MacKenzie Scott has become the world's richest woman". CNN. Retrieved 2020-09-10. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)