Scott’s internet worth is now $68 billion, propelling her previous L’Oréal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, in keeping with Bloomberg’s Billionaire index. Scott obtained 1 / 4 of Bezos’ Amazon shares within the couple’s divorce settlement in 2019. That equated to a 4% stake that was worth greater than $35 billion on the time. She is now the 12th wealthiest particular person on this planet. In July, Scott introduced that she had already donated almost $1.7 billion to 116 organizations that included 4 traditionally Black faculties and universities. She described the organizations as specializing in one among 9 “areas of want” starting from racial fairness to local weather change. Final 12 months, Scott additionally signed onto the Giving Pledge initiative, based by Warren Buffett and Invoice and Melinda Gates. The initiative encourages the world’s richest individuals to dedicate a majority of their wealth to charitable causes.Bezos, the world’s richest man, hasn’t signed the pledge, in keeping with a listing of signatories. Amazon’s stock jumped roughly 28% during the last three months, and is up greater than 90% to date this 12 months, in keeping with knowledge from Refinitiv. The soar in shares elevated the wealth of Bezos to over $200 billion. Scott’s bump up in wealth follows a surge in tech stock good points, which has led to different billionaire rating shake ups on the prime. Earlier this week, Elon Musk surpassed Mark Zuckerberg to develop into the third richest particular person on this planet. Tesla noticed a 12% stock acquire after Tesla’s 5-1 stock cut up on Monday.