MacKenzie Scott Jeff Bezos’ Ex-Wife Donates $1.7 Billion to Charity
MacKenzie Scott is surely proving to the world that she is not a gold digger by her recent act of selflessness.
She donated nearly 2 billion dollars to charities.
MacKenzie, who restored her maiden name after divorcing Jeff Bezos, said on Tuesday– “Like many, I watched the first half of 2020 with a mixture of heartbreak and horror.”
She also acknowledged the privilege and opportunities she had and said she wanted to help organizations to help balance the odds in today’s society.
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MacKenzie pledged last year to give away the majority of her wealth and wanted to make it clear.
she didn’t just blindly give money to non-profit organizations.
“On this list, 91% of the racial equity organizations are run by leaders of color, 100% of the LGBTQ+ equity organizations are run by LGBTQ+ leaders, and 83% of the gender equity organizations are run by women.”– She added.
A SCRUPULOUS BREAKDOWN OF HER CHARITABLE PATH
- $55 million to empathy and bridging divides
$72 million to functional democracy
$128.3 million to public health
$130 million to global development
$125 million to climate change
- $586.7 million to racial equity
$46 million to LGBTQ+ equity
$133 million to gender equity
$399.5 million to economic mobility
In June 2020, it was revealed by Forbes magazine that MacKenzie is the 22nd richest person in the world, largely due to her $38 billion divorce settlement.
ABOUT MACKENZIE SCOTT
50- years- old Mackenzie is an American novelist and venture philanthropist.
MacKenzie Scott was married to Jeff Bezos, from 1993 to 2019.
MacKenzie wrote her debut novel, The Testing of Luther Albright, eleven years later in 2005 for which she won an American Book Award in 2006.
Her second novel, Traps, was published in 2013.