Ex-wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the wealthiest woman in the world with a net worth of $68 billion

MacKenzie Scott, ex of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, is currently the wealthiest lady on the planet. Scott’s total assets is currently $68 billion, pushing her past L’Oréal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers. Scott got a quarter of Bezos’ Amazon shares in the couple’s divorce settlement in 2019. That compared to a 4% stake that was worth more than $35 billion at that point.

She is currently the twelfth wealthiest individual on the planet. In July, Scott declared that she had just given almost $1.7 billion to 116 associations that included four Black colleges and universities. She depicted the associations as concentrating on one of nine regions of need running from racial value to climate change.

A year ago, Scott additionally signed onto the Giving Pledge activity, established by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates. The activity supports the world’s richest individuals to commit a big share of their riches to worthy missions.

Amazon’s stock bounced generally 28% in the course of the most recent three months, and is up over 90% so far this year. The took off in shares expanded the abundance of Bezos to over $200 billion. Scott’s knock up in riches follows a flood in tech stock additions, which has prompted other billionaire positioning purges at the top.