MacKenzie Scott Net Worth


MacKenzie Scott net worth

Current Net Worth$31.9 Billion (USD – 3,190 Crores), (Rupees – 2.48 Lakh Crores)

MacKenzie Scott short biography:

Net Worth$31.9 Billion
BornApril 7, 1970 (Age – 51)
Identified as​Second-wealthiest woman
StatusNovelist, &
EducationPrinceton University (Bachelor of Arts/Science)
NationalityUnited States
ResidenceSeattle, Washington
Spousal StatusDivorced (Jeff Bezos; M. 1993; div. 2019, M. 2021; Dan Jewett)
Children4 (3 sons & 1 daughter) adopted from China
MacKenzie Scott short biography

MacKenzie Scott has a net worth of $31.9 Billion (Rupees – 2,48,241 Crores), making her one of the richest women in the world according to Forbes “The World’s Real-Time Billionaires” list.

Scott is the ex-wife of the richest man in the world Jeff Bezos the founder of Amazon, the giant corporation of the online e-commerce world.

Amazon has risen during the COVID-19 almost $1.6 trillion market cap in early October. A single share of Amazon drives for more than $3,000.

She is one of Amazon’s early employees, helped Jeff Bezos (ex) in the startup of

They began Amazon together and made it the biggest organization in the online e-commerce space.

Jeff survives as a billionaire for over two decades and he was the richest person in the world from 2018 to January 7, 2021, but the position is now grabbed by the Tesla, Inc. founder Elon Musk.

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The couple has raised four children together adopted by China.

Scott is committed to donating most of her wealth to philanthropic causes.

On July 13, 2020, Amazon’s share price raised to $3,300, after this rally in the stock price MacKenzie’s first time came to be the wealthiest woman in the world.

She has distributed around $6 billion of her wealth to charitable activities in 2020, it was counted in one of the biggest donations by an individual that year.

But Scott’s position of richest woman could not be maintained even throughout the day as Amazon’s stock price suddenly began to sink and the outlook taken by Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers has retreated to her on the same day.

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MacKenzie Scott biography

MacKenzie Scott net worth
MacKenzie Scott (Image Source – Pinterest)
Full NameMacKenzie Scott
BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Height5.7 feet, 173 cm
Weight50 Kg
MacKenzie Scott biography

MacKenzie Scott was born on April 7, 1970, in San Francisco, California.

Her financial planner father and mother managed a small clothing store in Palm Beach and raised her by desire.

Due to filed bankruptcy, her family moved to Florida when she was a child, where her father strived to begin a fresh financial business again.

After graduation, she expected to become a Novelist, so after finishing at Princeton University, MacKenzie moved to New York with the ambition in her gaze of becoming a novelist.

Now she is serving as an honorable American novelist, activist, and Philanthropist.

In September 2020, Scott was quoted as the richest woman across the globe, and till December 2020, her net worth was calculated around $62 billion.

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In 1988, she was finished at Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut.

In 1992, she got a bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University, her instructor Toni Morrison (a Nobel Laureate in Literature) described that “MacKenzie is one of the best students she has ever taught in her life in the writing classes”.

Private & early life

MacKenzie Scott net worth
Jeff Bezos & MacKenzie Scott (Image Source – The Economics Times)

In 1992, Jeff and MacKenzie met at hedge fund D.E. Shaw, Jeff who was then a vice-president at the firm & MacKenzie was associated there as an analysis assistant.

Their first meeting was the interview of MacKenzie by Jeff at the firm. After the meeting, Jeff started to date, Scott.

And after three months of dating in New York, they were supposed to hang together for their whole life.,

After getting married in 1993, the couple decided to left D. E. Shaw and moved to Seattle, where they had begun which was an online book-selling platform at that time.

Over the moment of the wedding, Jeff got to know about internet authority and he became much excited about the newly shaping “internet interaction” of people.

According to Jeff Bezos “I won’t be sad that I failed but, I will regret a lot if I didn’t start”.

After living together from 1993 to 2018, constructing Amazon, and raising 4 children, unexpectedly they announced the divorce, the moment was that when Jeff had a net worth of $136 billion.

The divorce of the couple is known as the most expensive division ever signed on earth.

When she signed for divorce with Bezos, MacKenzie initially decided to identify with her last name, Tuttle, but later she continued to Scott, the surname picked from her middle name.

On April 4, 2019, MacKenzie announced via Twitter that their divorce has been finally confirmed and she has got 20 million shares in Amazon, roughly 4% of the company’s stock.

Jeff kept 75% of their former ownership, roughly 60 million shares, and all the voting rights over her shares were kept by Jeff and she was agreed to deliver the rights to him, she knew well that she was getting the value without voting freedom.

In 2019, MacKenzie got the 25% of the couple’s Amazon stock after their cooperative property divorce, which was $35.6 billion, while her ex-husband Jeff Bezos possessed 75% of the Amazon stack.

She was enchanted as one of the wealthiest people over the globe as she grabbed the third-wealthiest woman standpoint.

In 2020, she has listed on 4th rank in the “richest women list” withholding of estimated $36 billion in her pocket and the 22nd-richest person in the world by Forbes.


She professes to begin writing intensely at 6 years old when she composed a 142-page book named “The Book Worm”, which was badly shattered in the flood.

Subsequently graduating, she applied to work for D. E. Shaw, quantitative speculative stock investments in New York, as an analysis partner to take care of the expenses while hanging with her novels.


MacKenzie Scott net worth
Jeff Bezos & MacKenzie Scott (Source –

MacKenzie was involved in helping Bezos in constructing the giant Amazon, at the early age of the baby firm.

Jeff borrowed a $300,000 investment from his parents at the initiative of the corporation.

Everyone was thinking that they would be finished even before the beginning of the business, but the couple was able to clear the initial shipping orders decently.

MacKenzie was dedicated to expanding Amazon’s empire as she had proved herself at every aspect needed in the early days of the startup.

She also conceded the company’s early shipment agreement.

But when Amazon seemed to accomplish success, Scott started to focus on her academic profession and give slighter involvement to the business.

So for the enjoyment, they ordered several Parcells and rolled them into Amazon Prime’s subscription, which resulted in a vast growth in Amazon’s share price.

Amazon’s stock price was $1,900 on January 1st and it had boosted to $3,000 after six months.

Jeff and MacKenzie’s net worths climbed to the peak and made them the richest man and women in the world.

On July 10, 2020, MacKenzie’s net worth was estimated at $64 billion.

And on August 26 when Amazon showed a rally in its stock price and the price reaped to $3,440, MacKenzie’s net worth strike $67 billion.

Academic career

A passion for writing encouraged her and along with the success of Amazon, her 10 years of hard work paid off, she finally wrote her first novel.

In 2006, Scott achieved the American Book Award for her 2005 first novel, “The Testing of Luther Albright” and her second novel “Traps” was published in 2013.

MacKenzie has founded Bystander Revolution in 2014 and handled it as the executive director, she was nominated as one of Time magazine’s 100 most significant people.

Amazing Philanthropist

According to a signed will in 2019, she is committed to donating most of her wealth to the charitable works in her aliveness.

After some days, in July 2020, MacKenzie Scott announced through a blogging outlet called Medium, that she had donated around $1.7 billion to 116 charitable organizations, to help the needy ones.

Suddenly after 6 months in December 2020, Scott publicized the second time that she had contributed $4.15 billion to 384 organizations across the 50 states, and in some others, in the previous 4 months.

She wanted to support the nation influenced poorly by the global crisis COVID-19 epidemic.

When she noticed that her fortune is rising day by day as Amazon shares were kept by her, then she instructed an advisory team to deliver her wealth away rapidly to the affected ones.

Net worth statistics

  • October 2019 – $36.1 B
  • April 2020 – $36.0 B
  • September 2020 – $57.0 B
  • April 2021 – $53.0 B
  • October 2021 – $58.5 B
  • October 2022 – $43.6 B

MacKenzie Scott Quote

“I hope that’s what you’ll remember, not how I left but how I entered.”

– MacKenzie Scott


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