Mackenzie Bezos, the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos revealed that she is planning to give away half of the fortune she acquired in the divorce settlement with the Amazon head.
In the divorce settlement, Mackenzie Bezos received $36 billion as a result of the couple not having a prenuptial agreement. Since then, Mackenzie made it known that she is giving $18 billion to The Giving Pledge, a charity created by Bill and Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffet. The charity was made for rich people who promise to give away a chunk of their riches to charities and charitable causes while they are alive.
MacKenzie Bezos to keep 25 percent of couple's Amazon stock after finalizing divorce https://t.co/Tmn03xKwcI
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