Scott and Jewett married in March 2021 after she split from her
first husband, Jeff Bezos. Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott,
who was previously married to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has filed
for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett. Scott, 52, submitted
a petition for divorce in the King County Superior Court in Washington
State on Sept. 26, TODAY has confirmed. According to the New York
Times, the petition revealed that information about the former couple’s
division of property is in a separate contract that they agreed to. The
contract is not available to the public. Jewett, a former Seattle science
teacher, did not contest the separation, according to the newspaper.
Jewett and Scott tied the knot in March 2021. Their nuptials came two
years after Scott divorced Bezos. The Amazon founder and Scott had
been married since 1993. She was left with 4% stake in Amazon after
their divorce, NBC News and Reuters reported at the time. Their
settlement was the most expensive divorce in history as Scott’s Amazon
stock was worth more than $36 billion. Since her separation from Bezos,
Scott has made large donations to multiple charities and equity causes.
The Associated Press reported in June 2021 that Scott and
Jewett had given $2.7 billion to 286 organizations.