Microsoft billionaire and co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years of marriage. As they write, they have gotten to the point where they feel “they can’t grow up as a couple anymore” The Gates family runs the world’s largest charitable organization. They declared that they would not give up on it and would continue to cooperate in it.
The Gates family reported a divorce on social media. The couple wrote, “After a lot of thought and a lot of work in our relationship, we made a decision to end our marriage.”
“At 27 years old, we have raised three extraordinary children and built an organization that works all over the world and gives people the opportunity to live a healthy and productive life. We still believe in this mission and we will work together in the organization, but we don’t think we can do it anymore. To develop as a couple at the stage We are asking for space and privacy for our family as we begin to live this new life ”- they stated.
The couple posted entries on their Twitter accounts.
Bill and Melinda Gates met in the late 1980s, when Melinda joined Microsoft, the company he was running at the time.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – the world’s largest private charitable organization – works to combat poverty, social inequality and disease around the world. For years, the billionaire and his wife have worked to raise people’s awareness of the struggle to protect the Earth’s climate and biosphere.
Bill Gates is considered by Forbes to be the fourth richest man in the world, with a fortune estimated at more than $ 120 billion.
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