Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, and his wife, Melinda, a fellow philanthropist, declared their divorce on Monday after 27 years of marriage.
The couple decided to go apart on a mutual agreement after a long term relationship of being together in marriage.
In a statement tweeted from their personal accounts, they declared their decision to divorce after 27 years of marriage.
In 1994, the pair married in Hawaii after meeting at Microsoft.
Bill and Melinda Gates are one of the richest families in the world, with a combined fortune of $130 billion.
The possible reasons for their break up as analyzing by BlendNg editorial team are :
- Gate wants to give all wealth to charity home and Melinda sees that the best thing to do is to go apart so that she can have her own share of it.
- Another reason is that Melinda wants to keep part of this wealth for their next generation to come
- She wants to continue her philanthropic work after they depart
Some people have seen this break up now as a way to get riched such is the case of Jeff Bezos the CEO of Amazon and his wife
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