Scott Borgerson is an American tech entrepreneur who is also known as the ex-husband of Ghislaine Maxwell, a British former socialite, and convicted sex offender. They were married secretly for a number of years but the marriage did not last long because of her involvement in the sex trafficking case of convicted sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein.
While he has managed to live a very private life for a very long time, Scott has gained so much attention from the media as a result of his relationship with Ghislaine. Here is all we know about her.
Every Interesting Fact About Scott Borgerson
1. Who is Scott Borgerson?
Scott was born in 1976 in the United States. He became famous as an entrepreneur behind the tech company, CargoMetrics which he was the CEO of before he stepped aside due to his involvement with Maxwell. Before he stepped down as CEO, he drove the company to a valuation of over $100 million.
2. Ghislaine and Scott Borgerson secretly got married in 2016
The timeline of the relationship between the two is not clear, hence, it remains unknown how they met and began dating. However, their first picture seen together dates back to 2013 when they were seen at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik. In 2016, they got married in a secret event that many of their close friends and family members were not aware of.
3. He was previously married before meeting Gishlaine
Before Maxwell came into the picture, Borgerson was previously married to a woman identified as Rebecca. They were said to have tied the knot in May 2001 in Palm Beach, Florida. They were together for 14 years before Rebecca divorced Scott after she found out about his affair with Maxwell.
The first marriage of Scott was blessed with two amazing kids, but there is not much information about them.
4. Scott was accused of abusing his wife while they were together
For the years in which they were together, Scott and Rebecca seemed to be happy but during their divorce, court papers indicated that Scott physically abused Rebecca while they were together and at a point, he threatened to beat her in front of their kids. More than that, he was accused of being violent, extremely controlling, and allegedly having an alcohol problem.
5. His marriage to Ghislaine Maxwell opened doors and connections for him
According to reports, the marriage between Scott and Gishlaine was not without some benefits for Scott. He reportedly once claimed that the marriage allowed him to have dinner alone with Maxwell and Bill Clinton. Also, he got to attend some high-powered events including one hosted by Jeff Bezos.
6. Their marriage came to an end via a phone call
In July 2020 following the arrest of Maxwell, the marriage between her and Scott came to an end after a heated telephone conversation due to her involvement in the sex trafficking case of Jeffrey Epstein. Before then, it was revealed that she went undercover in order to protect Scott and his two children.
7. Scott Borgeson has a new girlfriend, Kris McGinn
Not too long after he parted ways with Maxwell, Scott has reportedly started dating another woman whose name is Kris McGinn. 50 years old, she is said to be a local journalist who works with Manchester Cricket newspaper and a yoga enthusiast.
Back in 2021 when it was first reported that they were dating, it was also made known that Kris was going through a divorce with her husband at the time, Wesley Straub. They did not have children together.