Bill and Melinda Gates has announced that they were getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. The power couple announced this on 3rd May 2021 through a joint statement on twitter.
In their statement, Bill and Melinda stated that “ After a great deal of thought and work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage.”.
However, they also stated that the couple as individuals will continue to work in the Foundation , but that they cannot continue to grow together as a couple in their next phase of life. They closed the statement requesting privacy and space for their family.
Bill gates is currently the world’s fourth richest man, made his fortune through his venture Microsoft which ended up becoming one of the most well-known brands with an overwhelming market control with its windows OS. Melinda who joined Microsoft as an intern in the 1980s have three children together and have jointly run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, through which they have continued to run major humanitarian works.