MacKenzie Scott who is a novelist, donor, and the ex of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is currently the wealthiest woman on the planet.
The novelist’s net worth is currently $68 billion, driving her past L’Oréal beneficiary Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, as per Bloomberg’s Billionaire index.
Mackenzie Scott got a fourth of Bezos’ Amazon shares in the couple’s separation settlement in 2019. That is equivalent to a 4% stake that was worth more than $35 billion at that time.
With this, she is currently the twelfth wealthiest person on the planet – positioned in the midst of the men.
In July 2020, Scott declared that she had just given about $1.7 billion to 116 organizations that included four truly Black schools and colleges. She portrayed the organizations as concentrating on one of nine “areas of need” going from racial value to environmental change.
A year ago, Scott additionally signed onto the Giving Pledge activity, established by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates. The pledge energizes the world’s wealthiest people to commit a larger part of their riches to admirable missions.
Scott’s knock up in riches follows a flood in tech stock additions, which has prompted other tycoon positioning purges at the top.
Recently, Elon Musk outperformed Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO) to become the third wealthiest person on the planet. Tesla saw a 12% stock addition after Tesla’s 5-1 recent stock split.
MacKenzie Scott is an American novelist, billionaire, venture altruist, who has filled in as the executive director of Bystander Revolution, an anti-bullying organization she established, in 2014. The 50 year old was born in San Francisco, California, in the United States.