MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, has remarried a Seattle non-public faculty trainer, it has been revealed.
Scott, who was beforehand referred to as MacKenzie Bezos and is price an estimated $53 billion, divorced the Amazon founder again in 2019 after 25 years of marriage.
The 50-year-old’s new husband is Dan Jewett – a science trainer on the non-public Seattle Lakeside College.
The couple first talked about their marriage publicly on Saturday in a submit on the Giving Pledge – a web site the place billionaires and millionaires vow to dedicate their wealth to others.
It’s not but clear when the couple married or how lengthy they’ve been collectively.
Bezos, in an announcement through an Amazon spokesman, stated: ‘Dan is such a fantastic man, and I’m joyful and excited for the each of them’.
MacKenzie Scott, who’s price an estimated $53 billion, has married Seattle trainer Dan Jewett following her 2019 divorce from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Scott and Jewett are pictured above collectively in an undated picture
A supply confirmed Scott and Jewett’s marriage to the Wall Street Journal.
In a submit on the location, Jewett stated he was becoming a member of his spouse’s ‘dedication to move on an unlimited monetary wealth to serve others’.
‘It’s unusual to be writing a letter indicating I plan to offer away the vast majority of my wealth throughout my lifetime, as I’ve by no means sought to assemble the form of wealth required to really feel like saying such a factor would have explicit which means,’ Jewett wrote.
‘I’ve been a trainer for almost all of my life, in addition to a grateful scholar of the generosity of these round me. This has meant doing my greatest to comply with their instance by passing on assets of all types – from time, to power, to materials possessions – when I’ve had them to offer.
‘And now, in a stroke of joyful coincidence, I’m married to probably the most beneficiant and type folks I do know – and becoming a member of her in a dedication to move on an unlimited monetary wealth to serve others.’
Since her divorce from Bezos in 2019, Scott – who helped create Amazon – has already devoted a portion of her wealth.
Scott, who was beforehand referred to as MacKenzie Bezos and is price an estimated $53 billion, divorced the Amazon founder again in 2019
MacKenzie and Jeff introduced their separation in January 2019 shortly earlier than the billionaire’s affair with Lauren Sanchez was uncovered. Sanchez and Jeff are nonetheless collectively and are pictured above in February final 12 months
She gave away virtually $6 billion final 12 months alone.
In a Medium submit in December, Scott revealed she had given away $4.1 billion within the earlier 4 months to a whole bunch of organizations in a bid to assist these financially gutted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
She had beforehand donated $1.68 billion to 116 nonprofits, universities, neighborhood improvement teams and authorized organizations in July 2020.
The donations are associated to her Giving Pledge dedication that she made after divorcing Bezos.
The Giving Pledge web site was created by Invoice and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet.
Different cosigners embrace Steve and Jean Case; Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan; and Sara Blakely.
Bezos has up to now not signed the pledge however he does routinely donate a few of his wealth to charitable causes.
The couple first talked about their marriage publicly on Saturday in a submit on the Giving Pledge – a web site the place billionaires and millionaires vow to dedicate their wealth to others. Their joint web page is pictured above
Scott pledged to donate the vast majority of her fortune after her divorce from the world’s richest man left her with a 4 p.c stake in Amazon, which interprets to 19.7 million shares.
Her wealth surged one other $30.3 billion final 12 months after Amazon shares rocketed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
MacKenzie and Jeff had been married from 1993 to 2019 and share 4 kids collectively.
They introduced their separation again in January 2019 shortly earlier than the billionaire’s affair with Lauren Sanchez was uncovered.
Their divorce was finalized in April 2019 with Jeff retaining 75 p.c of the couple’s inventory and MacKenzie receiving shares price roughly $35 billion on the time.
Sanchez and Jeff are nonetheless collectively.
Her 14-year marriage to Hollywood agent husband Patrick Whitesell got here to an finish after the affair was uncovered.