MacKenzie Scott Marries Seattle Professor After Bezos Divorce

Then-MacKenzie Bezos arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, CA. Scott, philanthropist, author and ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, married a Seattle science teacher. Dan Jewett wrote in a letter to the non-profit organization The Giving Pledge website on Saturday, March 6, 2021, that he was grateful to be able to marry such a generous person and was ready to help. to give away their wealth to help others. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

SEATTLE (AP) — MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a Seattle science professor.

Dan Jewett wrote in a letter to non-profit organization The Giving Pledge website on Saturday that he was grateful to be able to marry such a generous person and was willing to help her give away his wealth to help. others.

Jewett has been a teacher for decades and most recently taught chemistry at Lakeside Private School, where Scott’s children attended.

Scott donated $5.7 billion in 2020 by asking community leaders to help identify 512 organizations for seven- and eight-figure donations, including food banks, social service organizations and charities from racial justice.

Helen D. Jessen