World’s richest man Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife, MacKenzie Scott has been mentioned as the world’s richest woman, NBC News reported.
Mackenzie and Jeff divorced in 2019 after 26 years in marriage.
The report indicated that Mackenzie’s net worth now is $66.4 billion (KSh7.2 trillion), surpassing Alice Walton an heir to part of the Walmart fortune whose net worth has been estimated by Forbes at $56 billion (KSh6.1 trillion).
When divorcing, Mackenzie received $38 billion (KSh4.1 trillion) in a divorce settlement, instantly pushing her to the fourth place on the list of world’s richest women at the time.
Bezos has a net worth of $204.6 billion (KSh22.2 trillion), effectively putting him on a league of his own as his closest challenger to the world’s wealthiest person crown, Bill Gates, falls behind by $90 billion (KSh9.7 trillion).
Mackenzie has also signed “The Giving Pledge,” usually by billionaires commitment to give back to the community.
She has given out $1.7 billion (KSh184 billion) out of her $60 billion net worth to a plethora of nonprofit organizations and historically black colleges.
In other news, Elon Musk the CEO of electric cars, solar and integrated renewable energy company, Tesla, has crossed Mark Zuckerberg to become world’s third-richest man as his net worth increased to $115.4 billion (KSh12.5 trillion).
Mark, the CEO of Facebook is now the fourth richest person with a net worth of $110.8 billion (KSh12 trillion).
According to Bloomberg, Musk is the most liked on Twitter and has gained a lot among the billionaires.
Musk is now following Jeff Bezos, world’s richest man, with a net worth of $204.6 billion (KSh22.2 trillion), and Bill Gates, the second richest man who has a net worth of $125 billion (KSh13.5 trillion).
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