MacKenzie Bezos is an American novelist, philanthropist, and activist. She is famous for being one of the richest ladies in the world. She has a net worth of $65 billion. MacKenzie has shares worth $3,300 with Amazon, and that has made MacKenzie Bezos the richest woman in the world.
Mackenzie could not hold the title for long but she did manage to become listed as the richest woman in the world. Amazon sunk down percentages, and the crown for the richest women went back to Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers. Let’s get to know more about the lady who has been an inspiration to millions of women out there.
MacKenzie Scott Tuttle was born and brought up in San Francisco, California. Her birth date is April 1970. She attended high school at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut. She later joined a prestigious University and earned an English degree after graduating in 1992. While at Princeton her teacher was the famed author Toni Morrison and she took a creative writing class from her. Morrison described MacKenzie as “one of the best students I’ve ever had.”
Meeting Jeff Bezos
After she graduated from Princeton MacKenzie decided to move to New York and got a job at the hedge fund D.E. Shaw. She worked as an administrative assistant there and earned a decent amount of money. She assisted Senior Vice President Jeff Bezos at the company.
Jeff and MacKenzie fell in love in 1992, dated for a little time, and got engaged. They got married in 1993. Jeff and MacKenzie have four children together.
MacKenzie Bezos Divorce Settlement
On January 9, 2019, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos parted ways after their 25 years long marriage. Not many people know the reason behind their divorce. They got married in 1993, a day before Jeff started working at the company he found himself. The company made him one of the richest men in the world. Jeff is one of the richest men in the world since 2018 and he continues to make more money and is increasing his net worth with each passing day.
On April 4, 2019, MacKenzie announced on her social media account Twitter that she and Jeff have finalized their divorce. She also revealed that she has just been given 20 million shares in Amazon. The shares were worth $35.6 billion at the time of transfer. Jeff kept 60 million shares which were a lot more than what he had given to MacKenzie.
MacKenzie Net Worth: Richest Woman In The World
MacKenzie is one of the richest women in the world and has a net worth of $37 billion as of 2020. In 2020, MacKenzie is listed as the fifth richest woman in the world. The following is the list of the richest women in the world:
- #1: Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers – $62 billion (L’Oreal heiress)
- #2: Julia Flesher Koch – $60 billion (David Koch’s widow – Koch oil)
- #3: Alice Walton – $53 billion (Walmart founder Sam Walton’s daughter)
- #4: Jacqueline Mars – $42 billion (Mars candy)
- #5: MacKenzie Bezos – $37 billion