MacKenzie Scott Biography
MacKenzie Scott is a novelist and philanthropist from the United States. She is well-known for her work with Amazon and her charity endeavors. In 2006, the ‘American Book Award’ for ‘Outstanding Literary Achievement’ was given to her.
How old is MacKenzie Scott?- Age
She is 52 years old as of April 2022. Scott was born MacKenzie Scott Tuttle on April 7, 1970, in San Francisco, California, USA.
MacKenzie Scott Education
Scott did her high school at Hotchkiss High School, Connecticut, from where she graduated in 1988. She did her bachelor’s degree, with honors, in English from Princeton University in 1992.
How tall is MacKenzie Scott?- Height
The famous Philanthropist stands at a height of 5’8″ (173 cm).
MacKenzie Scott Family – Parents
Scott Tuttle was born on April 7, 1970, in San Francisco, California, USA. Her father was a financial planner and her mother was a homemaker.
Is MacKenzie Scott in a relationship?- Husband- Married – Children
Scott met Jeff Bezos while working at DE Shaw, a hedge fund firm in New York City. They married in 1993 after falling in love. The couple announced their separation in January 2019, and their divorce was finalized on April 4, 2019. Together they have three sons and an adopted daughter.
She is currently married to high school chemistry teacher Dan Jewett. The marriage was revealed in Jewett’s Giving Pledge letter posted on March 6, 2021. They currently live in Seattle with their four children.
MacKenzie Scott Books
- The Testing of Luther Albright.
- 116 Organizations Driving Change.
- 384 Ways to Help.
- Seeding by Ceding.
MacKenzie Scott Career
MacKenzie Scott began her career as a research assistant to Tony Morrison, which she found to be a valuable learning experience after college. Tony Morrison is her mentor, she says. Scott’s writing has always been fairly objective. She gave the book The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone a one-star rating in a review for ‘Bloomberg Businessweek’ in 2013. Her review was titled ‘An Amazon.com Review,’ and it pointed out the inconsistencies and misrepresentations of Amazon.com’s work culture that Brad Stone had brought up. The response to the review was varied. Shel Kaphan, one of Amazon’s original workers, countered MacKenzie’s claim with a four-star rating of Brad Stone’s Amazon.com account.
She is a natural activist who is known for always standing up for the underprivileged. She started the ‘Bystander Revolution,’ an anti-bullying movement, in 2014. It offers a website with hundreds of unscripted films featuring students, celebrities, and specialists discussing ways to deal with bullying. She is now the foundation’s executive director and is actively involved in its operations. The Testing of Luther Albright (2005) and Traps are two of her best-known works as a novelist (2013). She also posted a one-star review of Brad Stone’s book “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.” In celebration of her novel The Testing, MacKenzie Scott received the 2006 ‘American Book Award’ for ‘Outstanding Literary Achievement.’
MacKenzie Scott’s Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of 33.2 billion USD.