Mackenzie Scott is the richest woman in the world with a net worth of $68 billion, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire index.
Scott is a philanthropist and the ex-wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man. Her new status comes as she surpassed Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, an heiress to L’Oreal who controls 33% of the world’s largest cosmetics maker and counts a net worth of $66.8 billion, according to Bloomberg.
Bezos and Scott divorced in 2019, and as a result, Scott gained millions of shares of Amazon worth an estimated $38 billion.
In a July blog post, Scott said she donated $1.7 billion of her wealth