After 27 Years Of Marriage, Bill Gates And His Wife Suddenly Divorced

Previously, Bill Gates and his wife were often seen as a happy couple, until now, he still helps his wife wash dishes after every night.

After 27 years of living together, "golden couple" Bill Gates and Melinda Gates have suddenly announced their divorce. This statement is made on their authenticated Twitter accounts.

"After a lot of thought and consideration about our relationship, we decided to end our marriage." The announcement on Twitter said.

The couple Bill and Melinda Gates are often seen as a "golden couple" thanks to a charity that bears their name - the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was established in 2000. Since then, the foundation has spent about $53.8 billion for a series of global initiatives related to health, poverty reduction and more.

"We have raised 3 wonderful children and built a fund that works around the world to give people a safe and productive life." The statement said. "We will continue to believe in that mission and will continue our joint efforts at the foundation, but we no longer believe that we can grow together as a couple in the next phase of our life."

Melinda Gates filed for divorce in King County, Washington, but no financial details have been made public.

Bill Gates is now one of the richest people in the world with a net worth of $137 billion, according to the ranking of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Bill and Melinda Gates met at Microsoft at the time Bill was CEO of the company. Meanwhile Ms. Melinda started out as a product manager as the first woman in the company to obtain an MBA and eventually became the general manager of information products.

The couple then got married in Hawaii in 1994. Besides volunteering around the world, the Bill and Melinda Gates couple are also often viewed by the media as a happy couple when informed, Bill Gates used to wash his wife's dishes every night.

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