Bill and Melinda Gates are parting ways after 27 years of marriage, the billionaire Microsoft cofounder tweeted on Monday.
The pair have 3 children together and have run Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the past 20 years.
Bill and Melinda Gates said they no longer see a path forward in growing together as a couple.
“After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” Bill Gates said in a tweet. “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.”
— Bill Gates (@BillGates) May 3, 2021
Bill Gates was once the richest man in the world. However, Bill Gates is now the fourth richest person in world according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index behind Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Bernard Arnault as shown below. He has a net worth of $146 billion. Year to date his wealth has grown by $14.1 billion.
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