MacKenzie Bezos To Donate Half Of Her $35 Billion Net Worth To Charity And Philanthropic Causes Following Less Than 2 Months Of Her Divorce With Jeff Bezos
Ex Wife Of Jezz Bezos, The Richest Man On Earth, MacKenzie Bezos Pledges Half Of Her Jaw-Dropping $35 Billion Net Worth To Charitable Causes.
MacKenzie Became One Of 19 People To Join The “Giving Pledge” Campaign this month, signing on Tuesday, May 28 2019.
She Got Around $35 Billion From Her Divorce, Of Which, She has Already Pledged To Charity.
After her divorce with Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Bezos became the third richest woman in the world and acquired a $35 billion fortune as divorce settlement.
The former couple announced their divorce on April 4, this year.
MacKenzie has commited half of her fortune from the divorce settlement to charity and philanthropic causes, signing The Giving Pledge on Tuesday, May 28.
Her former spouse Jeff Bezos is the richest man on earth, with an estimated net worth of $150.1 billion as of May 2019.
Jeff also supports the charitable endeavor of his former wife, however, has not signed the Giving Pledge campaign, in which more than 204 people have signed from over 23 countries.
According to the campaign’s website the pledge is more of a moral commitment rather than a legal obligation. The campaign was created by Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates. The pledge is also signed by another extremely charitable billionaire Azim Premji.