One of the richest couples in the world, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, is now getting a divorce after being married for 27 years. The couple recently announced via social media and also made it clear that their divorce wouldn’t affect their philanthropic unity in any way.
They wrote, “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage. Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation
that works all over the world to enable all people to lead, healthy productive lives.”
Check out the post here-May 3, 2021
She added, “We continue to share a belief in that mission and will continue our work together at the foundation, but we know longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our life. We ask for space and privacy for our family as we begin to navigate this new life.”
Bill Gates was formerly the world’s richest person and his fortune was estimated at around $100 billion.
Here’s what people have to say about the couple’s divorce-
Bill Gates is 65 years old talking about the “next phase” of his life. My nigga this is it.— Dedee 🥀 (@thoughtfulbae) May 3, 2021
bill gates is back on the streets the same time that I’m back on the streets??? must be fate pic.twitter.com/MMV95RTZwH— tracey!! (@edmthotiana) May 4, 2021
Damn, this Bill and Melinda Gates divorce announcement... pic.twitter.com/9BZoMQbekB— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) May 3, 2021May 4, 2021
Bill Gates logging into his marriage this morning pic.twitter.com/DOBUKjF9By— ᴛʜᴇ ʀɪɢʜᴛ ᴛᴏ ʙᴇᴀʀ ᴍᴇᴍᴇꜱ (@grandoldmemes) May 3, 2021
People are crazy on Twitter someone said "Bill Gates can now marry Jeff Bezos to become the most powerful couple in the World " pic.twitter.com/ZCaVRcx4Jd— PhumulaniNdlovu7▫▫ (@PhumulaniNdlov2) May 3, 2021
I wonder if Bill and Melinda tried unplugging their marriage for a minute and plugging it back in? #billgatesdivorce— Thwarted by Jazz (@ThwartedJ) May 3, 2021
I’ll treat you right @BillGates— Joey Jay (@joeyjayisgay) May 4, 2021May 4, 2021
The couple was married in 1994 in Hawaii. They met after Melinda started working at Microsoft as a product manager in 1987. In her 2019 memoir The Moment of Lift, she wrote about her childhood, life, and private struggles as the wife of a public icon and stay-at-home mom with three kids.
Also, she won Bill Gates' heart after meeting him at a work dinner and shared a mutual love for puzzles and beating him at a math game.
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