Who is MacKenzie Scott, besides being Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife?

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Who is MacKenzie Scott? She married Jeff Bezos in 1993, and together they co-founded Amazon in 1994 after leaving the investment firm D.E. Shaw. She divorced Bezos in 2019, and had previously given at least $49 million to Philly-area non-profit organizations. After her divorce, MacKenzie Scott immediately vaulted into Forbes’ list of wealthiest billionaires. She remains the third-largest shareholder in Amazon after Bezos and Vanguard. In 2019, Scott signed the Giving Pledge, an initiative started by U.S. billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to donate the majority of their …

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