Let us introduced you to Dan Jewett, the new man in the life of former Jef Bezo’s wife, MacKenzie Scott.
Dan Jewett and the former MacKenzie Bezos, now MacKenzie Scott, are not only dating but the two are now husband and wife.
MacKenzie who divorced Amazon founder, Bezos a couple of years ago, is again a married woman. It is safe to say her new husband is not nearly as famous or rich as Bezos.
Want to know more about Dan Jewett? Keep scrolling down.
MacKenzie Scott Husband
Mackenzie Scott used to be known as MacKenzie Bezos the former wife of Amazon founder and the world’s richest person, Jeff Bezos.
Jeff, who graduated from Princeton in 1986, walked away from a lucrative New York hedge fund career in 1994 with the simple idea to sell books online. Now Amazon sells nearly everything a consumer might want.
Mackenzie was literally with her husband during the birth of Amazon. She was there for the the converted garage, the basement warehouse closet, the barbecue-scented offices, the Christmas-rush distribution centers, and the door-desk filled conference rooms in the early years of Amazon’s history.
Her office was next to his and she’s widely talked about falling for his laugh. Three months after they began dating they became engaged, three months later they were married. The year was 1993 and Mackenzie was only 23. That was also the year her hubby launched Amazon.
During their marriage, the couple became parents of four kids, a daughter, adopted from China, and three sons.
During their marriage, Mackenzie was widely known as the supportive spouse who openly admitted, Bezos being the social one, while she described herself as more of a loner. However, she always rose to the occasion, having such a famous man as her spouse.
In 2019, after 25-years of marriage, the couple announced their ultimate divorce.
The two announced their separation labeling it as ‘amicable.’
It quickly became potentially the most expensive divorce settlement in history, with Bezos having a an estimated net worth of $160bn.
At the time, the ex-couple’s shared a statement on social media saying that after a trial separation they had decided to continue their lives as friends. They also suggested they would continue to be partners in vestures and projects but also individuals pursuing adventures.
Two years after her divorce, MacKenzie has found love again with second husband, Dan Jewett. Her Amazon biography also notes that Scott “lives in Seattle with her four children and her husband, Dan.”
How did MacKenzie Scott meet Dan Jewett?
Though it is not clear how or when exactly the two met, it is clear that MacKenzie Scott husband, Dan Jewett -shares her passion for giving back.
Dan said in a statement on the Giving Pledge’s website
“I have been a teacher for the majority of my life, as well as a grateful student of the generosity of those around me,” “This has meant doing my best to follow their example by passing on resources of all kinds—from time, to energy, to material possessions—when I have had them to give.”
Dan Jewett MacKenzie Scott wedding photos
Up until now, there are no photos of the couple’s special day, however Dan gushed about his new wife saying in the Giving Pledge post
“I am married to one of the most generous and kind people I know — and joining her in a commitment to pass on an enormous financial wealth to serve others,” “I look forward to the growth and learning I have ahead as a part of this undertaking with MacKenzie.”
Dan Jewett teacher
Dan Jewett revealed he has been a teacher for decades.
It is speculated that he and MacKenzie Scott may have met as he worked at the same school where Scott’s children attended.
According to the Washington Post, the children have been students there since at least 2019.
Dan Jewett science
Dan Jewett, a longtime teacher, based in Seattle, has taught science and chemistry for many years.
Dan Jewett Lakeside School Seattle
MacKenzie Scott husband, Dan Jewett most recently taught chemistry at the private Lakeside School in Seattle.
Before joining Lakeside, Dan Jewett worked as a science teacher at The Bush School in Seattle from 2011 to 2016.
Is not clear if he is actively teaching at the school, his name is no longer listed in a staff directory.
Dan Jewett ex wife
Even though Dan’s previous life is pretty unknown as of now, we can learn more from him thanks to the letter he wrote confirming his marriage on the Giving Pledge website.
The veteran teacher writes about his background
Kind people in my life have been instrumental in making me the person I am today—people who supported me through challenging times, showed me grace when I was at my worst, befriended me despite our differences, and offered me a home when I had none. I have been inspired to look out for others by their example.
Relationships and a common humanity are foundational parts of my life and worldview. I recognize that the differences between people are vast. I have been lucky to find my closest friends in people very unlike me in distinct ways: religion, sexual orientation, race, gender identity, socioeconomic background, you name it. Kindness and a willingness to find commonality despite differences has brought me together with them and changed me for the better.
Dan Jewett children
It is not clear as of now if Dan has children of his own from previous relationships. That said, he is now the stepfather to all Bezos kids, including 20-year-old Preston Bezos.
It appears Dan has received the seal of approval from Jeff Bezos who said about his ex-‘s new husband
“Dan is such a great guy, and I am happy and excited for the both of them”
Dan Jewett LinkedIn
According to a profile, in addition to the Lakeside School and the Bush School, Dan Jewett previously worked at Lower Merion School District as a Chemistry teacher from 2001 until 2010.
He also served as the Observatory Administrator from 1997 until 2001 at Eastern University.
Dan Jewett age
Dan Jewett’s age has yet to be disclosed; it is believed that he is currently in his early 50’s.
MacKenzie Scott is currently 50-years-old and will turn 51 later this year.
Some sources say Dan Jewett was born in 1975, making him a few years younger than MacKenzie Scott.
MacKenzie Scott New Worth
MacKenzie Scott was born MacKenzie S. Tuttle on April 7, 1970. She is a San Francisco native, the daughter of a father who was a financial planner and a homemaker mother.
She attended first Hotchkiss and then Princeton –where she earned her English degree. It is said that she picked Princeton partly for the chance to study fiction under the writer Toni Morrison.
MacKenzie Bezos has published two books, 2005’s The Testing of Luther Albright and Traps, launched in 2013.
While she always has a clear idea of being a writer, in the nineties, Mackenzie opted to get a job to pay the bills while she did her writing on the side. That’s how she met Bezos, he was the first person she interviewed with at a New York hedge fund, D. E. Shaw.
While Bezos was building Amazon, MacKeznie set to work on starting her writing career.
She took 10-years to write her first novel, published in 2005. Aside from being an accomplished novelist, Mackenzie Bezos is also the creator of Bystander Revolution, an anti-bullying website that offers advise to help stop bullying.
Mackenzie Bezos is also well known for ripping in a famous one-star review, journalist Brad Stone’s book about Amazon.
Thanks to her former marriage and subsequent divorce settlement, Mackenzie is now one of the world’s richest people. She has an estimated net worth of approximately $53 billion. As part of the divorce settlement, Jeff transferred 25% of his Amazon stake to MacKenzie, which was 4% of the company.
MacKenzie Scott salary
MacKenzie Scott who is also known for her philanthropic efforts, signed the Giving Pledge in 2019.
The giving pledge is a philanthropic organization which encourages the world’s richest people to dedicate a majority of their wealth to charitable causes.
In late July 2020, she announced she’d given nearly $1.7 billion to 119 nonprofit groups.
“My approach to philanthropy will continue to be thoughtful. It will take time and effort and care. But I won’t wait. And I will keep at it until the safe is empty”
Scott went on to donate a total of $5.7 billion in 2020 by asking community leaders to help identify 512 organizations for seven- and eight-figure gifts, including food banks, human-service organizations, and racial-justice charities.
She was listed as No. 2 among the 50 Americans who gave the most to charity last year, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual rankings.
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