Bill Gates and Melinda Gates announced divorce after 27 years of married life
On Monday 3 May. Billionaire and the co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates and his wife Melinda gates had made the decision to end their relationship after 27 years of married life. They have said in a statement tweeted by bill gates and Melinda gates. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage.”
The couple who were the co-founders of the world’s largest charitable foundation also stated in their Twitter accounts that they intended to continue to work together at the foundation. “We continue to share a belief in that mission and will continue our work together at the foundation, but we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in the next phase of our lives.” The foundation which has focused on improving health issue, education, and climate change all over the world since 2000. This couple has donated tens of billions of dollars to charity.
In terms of their relationship, they both said that they can’t grow together on the same path. “We no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives. We ask for space and privacy for our family as we begin to navigate this new life.” Jennifer gates their 25-year-old daughter posted on Instagram’s story “it’s been a challenging stretch of time for our whole family. I’m still learning how to best support my own process and emotions.”
Where they both met?
In 1987 Melinda gates joined Microsoft Company as a product manager. They both were set together at a business dinner in New York. They started dating each other, in a Netflix documentary bill said “We cared a lot for each other and there were only two possibilities; either, we are going to break up or we were going to get married.” He also mentioned that his wife was ”Truly an equal partner.”