Scott, that deserves $28.9 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, revealed her marital relationship to Jewett in 2015

MacKenzie Scott, one of the world’s richest as well as most influential benefactors, filed for separation from Dan Jewett, a science instructor she wed following her 2019 split from Inc. owner Jeff Bezos.

” We ask the court to dissolve our marriage,” Scott said in a petition filed at King County Superior Court in Washington State on Monday. The document shows the pair have a contract spelling out exactly how to divide real estate and other personal effects. “Spousal assistance is not required,” it includes.

A line on the request where filers can specify whether they have a prenuptial contract notes only the existence of a splitting up contract.

Scott, who’s worth $28.9 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, announced her marital relationship to Jewett in 2014 via her web page for the Providing Pledge, an assurance the ultra-rich make that they’ll give away most of their cash in their lifetimes or their wills. Jewett created a letter of his very own and the two were envisioned with each other on top of the page. Currently, just Scott’s headshot as well as letter remain.

Jewett was likewise named in a post by Scott, 52, on the internet site Medium, where she has introduced big gifts in the past. Those referrals have additionally been deleted.

” Me, Dan, a constellation of scientists and administrators and also advisors – we are all attempting to hand out a lot of money that was enabled by systems looking for change,” Scott created in a June message. Now, it reviews, “We are attempting to give away a lot of money that was made it possible for by systems seeking modification.”

Requests for comment to a Scott representative and also Jewett weren’t quickly returned. The New york city Times reported the separation declaring earlier.

Scott took control of a $36 billion ton of money after her separation from Bezos, when she was left with a 4% stake in She’s considering that given her cash away at an extraordinary pace, sending greater than $12 billion because she authorized the promise in 2019.

It’s vague exactly how large of a function Jewett played in the philanthropy of Scott, who has a group of specialists as well as professionals hunting a vast selection of nonprofits across the nation. Usually, Scott announces her giving up post, the last of which was in March.

Earlier this year, Scott claimed her group is dealing with building a site that will consist of a searchable data source of her grants.

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Last Updated: 29 September 2022