Dan Jewett is a Lakeside School teacher who came into the limelight amidst his marriage to MacKenzie Scott, a well-known internet celebrity, author, and philanthropist. In addition to this, billionaire MacKenzie Scott is listed amongst the world’s richest women.
Recently in September of 2022, billionaire MacKenzie Scott filed for divorce from Dan Jewett. They tied the knot in 2021 in California.
Dan Jewett’s Age, Bio, Birth Date, Childhood, Family & Education
Dan was born on 6th March, 1975 in Seattle, USA, and is currently 48 years old. That being said, the details of his personal life are not known much. Jewett was born under the sign of Aries and stands 5 feet 6 inches tall (158 cm in height).
At present, he lives in Seaport city in the United States. Even so, not much is revealed about his personal life thus there is no verified information about his previous marriage and former spouse.
Dan Jewett’s Net Worth
The valued wealth of Dan Jewett is not disclosed however his wife MacKenzie Scott is one of the world’s wealthiest women, with an estimated net worth of $33.8 billion.
Dan Jewett’s Job and Career
In terms of his occupation, he is a teacher. He has been a teacher since college ad has taught Chemistry at The Bush School and Lakeside School. He had also taught AP Chemistry at Harriton High School, Bryn Mawr from 2006-2007. He was the teacher of Scott’s children and that’s when they met for the first time.
However, Jewett’s present status as a teacher is uncertain.
Dan Jewett’s First Wife
There are rumors that Dan Jewett was previously married. However, there is no information about his previous spouse and children.
Dan Jewett’s Marriage, Wife MacKenzie Scott, and Divorce
Dan is reportedly in the news since he wed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife Mackenzie Scott. This is her second marriage. Previously, Mackenzie Scott had been married to Jeff Bezos for more than 25 years (from 1993 to 2019).
Interesting Read: Biography of Jeff Bezos mom Jacklyn Bezos and dad Miguel Bezos.
Scott, 53, married Dan Jewett on Sunday, March 06, 2021 according to the Wall Street Journal. The unification comes nearly two years since she and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, with whom she shares four children, confirmed their split.
In a statement posted on their Giving Pledge accounts, Scott and her new husband announced their engagement. The Giving Pledge is an initiative that promotes rich people to help the less fortunate.
Jewett recently worked as a science teacher at a private school in Seattle. According to the Washington Post, Scott’s children attend the academy, the duo met there.
According to a Herald Business Journal post, the couple was frequently seen on campus with their children. Scott allegedly held a 4% stake in Amazon after her divorce from Bezos, and according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index, she is the 22nd richest female on the planet. She is an influential philanthropist.
Furthermore, Bezos, who is arguably among the world’s richest males, told the Wall Street Journal that he adores Scott and Jewett. Bezos, who is dating TV host and actress Lauren Sanchez, declared his step down from the Amazon CEO position.
In the last week of September 2022, The New York Times mentioned Ms. Scott filed a petition for divorce in the King County Superior Court, Washington State on 26th September 2022.
When delved deep, we discovered that Ms. Scott and Dan Jewetts were featured together on Ms. Scott’s Giving Pledge website as recently as Mid-September 2022. Now, the website has only her photo.
Property Division After the Divorce
Now that Scott has filed for divorce, people are having a common question – how much will Dan Jewett make after the divorce?
The property division terms have been agreed upon in a secret contract and are not out in public. But we can assume he could get a few billion USD after the divorce.
Dan and Scott’s Involvement in Charity and Philanthropic Works
Scott revealed in December 2021 that she had essentially given $4.2 billion to 384 charities in the last four months of 2021. Jewett also vowed to join her in serving others.
In April 2022, MacKenzie and Scott announced to invest half a billion dollars in 29 youth development organizations