Billionaire philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott, who is the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a science teacher from her children’s school.
Ms Scott, 50, was married to Bezos for 25 years and helped him start Amazon in 1994, she contributed to his today’s success, The couple has four children – three sons and a daughter adopted from China.
Her fortune is estimated to be worth around $53bn (£38.3bn), according to Forbes.
Dan Jewett made the announcement in a letter to the website of a not-for-profit organisation called the Giving Pledge, an organisation set up for philanthropist billionaires.
In the letter, he expressed gratitude “for the exceptional privilege it will be to partner in giving away assets with the potential to do so much good when shared”.
Mr Jewett has been a teacher for decades and most recently taught chemistry at the private Lakeside School in Seattle, which Ms Scott’s children attend.
Mr Jewett wrote that he never imagined he would be in a position to talk about giving away significant wealth during his lifetime in order to make a difference in other people’s lives.