Mackenzie Bezos Biography
Mackenzie Bezos is an American novelist. She is the founder of the anti-bullying organization Bystander Revolution, where she serves as executive director.
She was born to a financial planner father and a homemaker mother. In the year 1988, she graduated from Hotchkiss School in Connecticut.
Mackenzie earned her bachelor’s degree in English at Princeton University with highest honors in 1992. She studied underwriter Toni Morrison, who indicated that Bezos was “one of the best students he ever had in his creative writing classes. Even though she and her husband both attended the same university, they did not meet until after they both moved to New York.
Mackenzie worked for Jeff Bezos at D.E Shaw a New York City hedge fund in 1992. They both married in 1993 and moved to Seattle in Washington. They have two children together.
Mackenzie Bezos Age
She was born on 7th April 1970 in San Francisco, California. She is 49 years old as of the year 2019.
Mackenzie Bezos Children (Mackenzie Bezos Daughter)
Mackenzie with her husband are the parents of four children: three sons, and one daughter adopted from China. Their eldest son Prezton was born in the year 2000.
Mackenzie Bezos children
Mackenzie Bezos Job
Mackenzie is a professional Novelist.
Mackenzie Bezos Net Worth
MacKenzie is worth US$38 billion as of July 2019, making her the 26th-richest person in the world. On January 9, 2019, MacKenzie and Jeff Bezos announced via Twitter that they would divorce. On April 4, 2019, the divorce was finalized, with Jeff Bezos keeping 75% of Amazon stock and MacKenzie getting $35.6 billion in Amazon stock. She is now the Fourth-richest woman in the world, as well as one of the wealthiest people overall.In May 2019, MacKenzie Bezos signed on the Giving Pledge initiative to donate at least half of her wealth to charitable causes.
Jeff And Mackenzie Bezos |Mackenzie Bezos Divorce
Mackenzie Benzos was a research associate at D.E Shaw in Manhattan, New York when she met Jeff Benzos. They married a year later and in the year 1994, they moved across the country to Seattle, Washington where her husband found Amazon.
The couple announced they were getting divorced in January, shortly before the National Enquirer reported that Jeff Bezos and Sanchez were having an affair.
Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie finalized their divorce on Thursday 4, April 2019 and are divided up their stake in Amazon, leaving both with a piece of the online shopping giant worth billions. In government filings late Wednesday 3 April 2019 , Amazon disclosed that Jeff ‘s stake in the company was cut to about 12% from 16% after completing his divorce and selling nearly $2 billion worth of stock. His current stake is worth nearly $110 billion. He remains the company’s largest shareholder.
MacKenzie now has a 4% stake in Amazon worth more than $37 billion. In May 2019 she announced that she planned to give away at least half her fortune to charity. The divorce ends a 25-year marriage that played a pivotal role in the start of the e-commerce company.
Mackenzie Bezos Books
- The Testing of Luther Albright
- Crossing safety (Modern Classics)
- Divided Lives: The Public and Private Struggles of Three American Women
Traps Mackenzie Bezos
The story of four very different women whose paths intersect–briefly, but significantly–in ways that will transform each of their lives forever: a propulsive reading experience that delivers the most abundant emotional satisfaction, in prose that is intelligent, nuanced, and riveting from first to last.
Dana is a beautiful young security guard trained in special ops who can disarm a bomb and perform emergency surgery but is terrified of commitment to the man she loves. Jessica is an Oscar-winning actress whose father keeps selling her out to the paparazzi. Vivian is a seventeen-year-old prostitute who will do anything to protect her twin babies. Lynn is a recovering alcoholic living in isolation on a ranch in Nevada. How their fates collide–and how that collision offers each of them a chance at redemption and renewal–is the subject of this emotionally powerful, finely crafted, richly textured novel.
Mackenzie Bezos Awards
- 2006 American Book Award