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Bezos in 2016
MacKenzie Scott Tuttle

April 7, 1970 (1970-04-07) (age 50)
Education Princeton University (B.A.)
  • novelist
  • activist
  • philanthropist
Net worth US$ 60.3 billion (November 2020)
Jeff Bezos
(m. 1993; div. 2019)
Children 4
Awards American Book Award (2006)

MacKenzie Scott (née Tuttle, formerly Bezos; born April 7, 1970) is an American novelist, activist, and philanthropist. She has been the world's richest woman since September 2020.

She has been the executive director of Bystander Revolution, an anti-bullying organization she founded, since 2014.

Personal life

MacKenzie was married to Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, from 1993 to 2019. Their divorce made her the third-richest woman in the world and one of the richest people overall by April 2019.


In June 2020, it was revealed by Forbes magazine that she is the 22nd richest person in the world, largely thanks to her $38 billion divorce settlement.

In September 2020, she was named the world's richest woman with a net worth of over $60 billion.

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