MacKenzie Scott is an American novelist and philanthropist.
She is known for her generous philanthropic giving of her wealth, largely acquired from her involvement in Amazon, and is also known well from her now dissolved marriage to Jeff Bezos.
As of November 2021, she has a net worth of US$62.2 billion, owing to a 4% stake in Amazon, the company Bezos founded.
Scott is the third-wealthiest woman in the United States, and the 21st-wealthiest individual in the world.
Scott was named one of the world's most powerful women by Forbes in 2021, and one of Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2020.
In 2006, Scott won an American Book Award for her 2005 debut novel, The Testing of Luther Albright.
She has been executive director of Bystander Revolution, an anti-bullying organization, since she founded it in 2014.
Scott made US$5.8 billion in charitable gifts in 2020, one of the largest annual distributions by a private individual to working charities.