Billionaire philanthropist Mackenzie Scott and Dan Jewett got married in 2021.
Mackenzie Scott has reportedly filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett. The couple got married last year.
Billionaire philanthropist who was previously married to Jeff Bezosfiled for divorce in the Supreme Court of King County, Washington on Monday, according to the New York Times.
News of the couple’s split comes just a year after Scott and Jewett tied the knot in California.
Representatives for Scott and Jewett did not immediately respond to FOX Business’s request for comment.
The publication reported that Jewett did not contest the divorce. The couple reportedly have a separation agreement that details their agreement to share property. The agreement has not been made public.
Scott and Jewett, a former science teacher, first met at her children’s school, according to the Washington Post. She has four children with Bezos.
Former student Jewett spoke to People magazine about the nature of the school teacher.
“He was involved, energetic, passionate, friendly, outgoing and very sincere,” said Josh Werlin. “He so obviously loved what he did, loved teaching and loved science, he loved working with students … He was very interesting and you wanted to be in his class.”
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Bezos and Scott were married 25 years ago announced their breakup in 2019. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Scott is worth $28.9 billion, making her one of the richest women in the world.
Bezos announced the breakup on his Twitter.
“We want people to know about the development of our lives. As our family and close friends know, after a long period of love exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our life together as friends,” the statement said. signed by both.
Bezos is currently in a relationship with actress and TV presenter Lauren Sanchez. He retired as Amazon CEO in July 2021.
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