Here’s who is on Time’s 2022 Person of the Year shortlist

Time magazine has revealed the shortlist for its 2022 Person of the Year, with plans to name the winner on Wednesday. The next Person of the Year will be revealed exclusively to NBC’s “Today” show, which also obtained a copy of the shortlist. The magazine has awarded the honorary title since 1927, last year giving … Read more

Mackenzie Scott announces another $2 billion in donations

New York CNN Business — Billionaire philanthropist Mackenzie Scott has donated almost $2 billion to more than 300 organizations in the last 7 months, she said in a Medium post Monday. This followed an announcement from her ex-husband and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos that he will donate the majority of his wealth during his lifetime. … Read more

Jeff Bezos for the first time says he will give most of his money to charity

Washington CNN Business — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos plans to give away the majority of his $124 billion net worth during his lifetime, telling CNN in an exclusive interview he will devote the bulk of his wealth to fighting climate change and supporting people who can unify humanity in the face of deep social and … Read more

Girl Scouts of the USA receive the largest ever donation from a single donor

CNN — Girl Scouts of the USA received its largest ever donation from a single individual, a gift of $84.5 million from MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos, the group said in a release. The donation will be awarded to 29 local councils selected by Scott, along with the national chapter. … Read more

MacKenzie Scott, Jeff Bezos’ Ex, Seeks Divorce From Teacher Husband

MacKenzie Scott is one of the world’s richest and most influential philanthropists MacKenzie Scott, one of the world’s richest and most influential philanthropists, filed for divorce from Dan Jewett, a science teacher she married following her 2019 split from Inc. founder Jeff Bezos. “We ask the court to dissolve our marriage,” Scott said in … Read more

MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from second husband

New York CNNBusiness — Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has filed for divorce from her second husband after less than two years of marriage. Scott, one of the world’s richest people, married Seattle-based science teacher Dan Jewett last year after divorcing Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 2019. Scott filed a petition for divorce in the King … Read more