Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife have announced their divorce. This marks the end of their 27-year marriage. Announcing their divorce, the couple said, “After much thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have decided to end our marriage.
The two met in the 1980
Bill Gates and Melinda first met in the 1980s. At the time, Melinda joined the Microsoft firm in 1987. The couple has three children and runs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a charitable organization named after both. The organization has spent crores of rupees on fight against infectious diseases and vaccinations in children.
Bill Gates is the fourth richest man in the world
Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, is the fourth richest man in the world, according to a Forbes list. Bill Gates started in 1970 as a co-founder of Microsoft. Bill Gates and Melinda talked about ending their marriage on Twitter. The two wrote on Twitter, “In the last 27 years, we have had three wonderful children and established an organization that enables people around the world to lead healthy and productive lives. We firmly believe in this work and will work together in this organization but we don’t think we can evolve in the coming days of life as a couple. We want privacy for our family as we move into a new life. ”
Dating started after business dinner
Melinda joined Microsoft in 1987 as a product manager. He once joined a business dinner with Bill Gates that same year. The two then started dating. Bill Gates once said of his dating, “We cared for each other a lot at the time. We had only two options, either we break up or we get married.
Jeff Bezos-Menkeji also divorced after 25 years of marriage
Earlier, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos also announced his divorce from Mankeji in 2019 after 25 years of marriage. News of the divorce of Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, with his wife Mankeji also became a hot topic.