MacKenzie Scott Divorces Dan Jewett After Divorcing Jeff Bezos

MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos and one of one of the most influential philanthropists, is seeking divorce a second time. She first divorced in 2019 from her first husband and Inc. founder Jeff Bezos.


• MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett have filed for divorce in Washington
• Scott married Jewett, a science teacher, after her divorce from Jeff Bezos
• They have a separation contract in their petition

What Is The Net Worth Of MacKenzie Scott?

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Scott’s worth is $28.9 billion. But she inherited a $36 billion fortune after her split from Bezos which translates into a 4% stake in Amazon. The 52-year philanthropist donated more than $12 billion after taking a pledge to give a majority of her money to philanthropy work in 2019.

What Pledge Did Scott For Philanthropy Work?

Scott announced her marriage to Dan Jewett last year via her page the Giving Pledge. Also, they pledged that they would give away the majority of their money in their lifetimes or their wills. Jewett penned a separate note and the couple was featured at the top of the page.

What Is Written In Their Divorce Petition?

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Their petition filed at King County Superior Court in Washington State on Monday read they wanted the court to dissolve their marriage. The document had a contract spelling out the division of their movable and immovable assets. Also, they both have denied the need for spousal support. The petition also mentions the existence of a separation contract.

What Does Scott’s Current Status Show?

Scott has removed Jewett’s picture and pledge from her Giving Pledge page. Also, she deleted all the references she made for Jewett. Scott had announced large gifts in a blog post on Medium but this reference has been deleted after the divorce filing. She has also deleted his reference from a June post.

Earlier Scott said that she and her team were working on developing a website with a searchable database of her grants. But it isn’t clear what role Jewett will play in her philanthropy work.


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