Yazar MacKenzie Scott, Amazonfounder of Jeff BezosTwo years after her divorce, she married science teacher Dan Jewett. Jewett works at Scott and Bezos’ children’s school.
Scott, one of the richest women in the world, donated $ 4 billion of his fortune.
Scott’s marriage is Giving, created by a group of philanthropists. Pledge It was learned about the change on the website of the charity organization named.
The author’s profile on this site now includes the promise of donation to the educator Jewett he married.
In his letter of intent to donate on this site, Jewett said, “It is strange to write this letter in which I stated that I will forgive most of the wealth I have earned. Because I have never pursued a fortune that I feel I will have to forgive some of.”
Jewett continued, “By a happy coincidence, I married one of the most generous and good people I have ever known. We have promised to donate a tremendous financial asset that will help others,” Jewett said.
Jeff Bezos also said in a statement about this marriage, “Dan is a very good person, I am happy for both.”
According to Forbes magazine, MacKenzie Scott’s fortune is thought to be around $ 53 billion. Scott had previously announced that he would forgive most of this fortune.
Scott donates include soup kitchens, women’s charity foundations, and universities frequented by black Americans.
Scott ranks 22nd richest person in the world
Scott, who was married to Bezos for 25 years, also worked together during his ex-wife’s process of founding Amazon in 1994.
Scott, who has two novels, now has the phrase “lives in Seattle with his wife Dan and four children” on the Amazon writers profile.
When Scott and Bezos divorced in 2019, 4% of the company’s shares were transferred to Scott.
Scott is currently the 22nd richest person in the world with his current fortune, while Jeff Bezos is at the top of the list with $ 177 billion.
Shortly after their divorce, Scott made a deal with billionaire investor Warren Buffett, the “Giving Pledge” foundation founded by Microsoft’s former boss Bill Gates and his wife Melinda.
The foundation is campaigning for wealthy people to donate most of their wealth to charities.
Unlike Scott, Bezos did not sign the “Giving Pledge” foundation.
Other signatories of the foundation include Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, his wife Priscilla Chan, Elon Musk and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam.