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MacKenzie Bezos Biography: Age, Children, Family, Net Worth- All About Jeff Bezos' Wife

Published On: 02 Apr, 2018

MacKenzie Bezos Biography: Age, Children, Family, Net Worth- All About Jeff Bezos' Wife

MacKenzie Bezos is well recognized as the wife of Jeff Bezos, the chief executive officer of Amazon. She grabbed huge media attention after she got hitched to Jeff Bezos. Despite the stardom she received from her husband, MacKenzie is also a well-known American novelist and journalist. 

Professional Career As A Novelist

Before she came to light as a wife of Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, MacKenzie had her career in Journalism. MacKenzie was talented since her childhood. She loved to read literature and writing stories, and her family helped her in pursuing her career in Journalism. At the age of six, she attempted to write the 142-page manuscript book named called ‘The Book Worm.’

MacKenzie, age 48, started her career by doing a variety of jobs including research assistant to Tony Morrison and considers him as her Guru. She has always been very objectives in her writing.

She pursued her professional career by publishing her first book, ‘The Testing of Luther Albright’ in 2005 which took her almost ten years to complete. Apart from that, she was awarded the 2006 American Book Award for her first novel.

Shortly, she published her second novel ‘Traps’ in 2013 which had the makings of a Hollywood thriller. MacKenzie also worked as an activist and founded an anti-bullying organization ‘Bystander Revolution’ in 2014. And as of now, she is the executive director of the foundation.

MacKenzie's Net Worth And Earnings

Being a novelist and journalist as well as the wife of CEO, she has probably been able to earn an enormous fortune. However, she has kept the information of her income inside a closed box. Nevertheless, taking an insight into her husband's net worth, Jeff is the wealthiest person in the world with an estimated net value of $123 Billion. Jeff owns the most expensive house in an area of 27,000-square-foot in Washington D.C.

MacKenzie's Married Life With Jeff Bezos

Before the couple got hitched, MacKenzie used to work for Jeff at D.E. Shaw. The couple first met at the same company where Jeff was a vice-president and MacKenzie was a research associate. Jeff was the first person who took interview of her.

The romantic date began when MacKenzie made the first move asking Jeff for lunch. After then, the duo fell for each other and soon, within three months, they got engaged with each other.

After dating Jeff for six months, MacKenzie got married to him in 1993 and moved to Seattle, Washington one year later. Apart from that, they have four children (three boys and a girl).

MacKenzie Bezos with her husband, Jeff, in annual Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference on 10 July 2010 (Photo: time.com) 

Later, Jeff told his wife about his business plan, and the very next year, in 1994, the duo left their jobs and traveled to Seattle to found Amazon. During the formation of Amazon, MacKenzie was company’s earliest employees and worked as an accountant for Amazon.

MacKenzie Bezos's Short Bio

MacKenzie was born on 7th April 1970 in San Francisco, California, United States. She is currently 48 years of age. MacKenzie was born to a financial planner father and a homemaker mother. MacKenzie, who stands at the height of 1.72 meters (5 feet 7 inches), completed her bachelor's degree from Princeton University.