Bill Gates and Melinda French announced their divorce on Twitter. They have become the second high-profile billionaire couple to split in 2019 after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Mackenzie Bezos.
Bill Gates and Melinda French announced their divorce on Twitter.
The divorce process between Microsoft co-founders and billionaires Bill Gates and Melinda French has been completed on Monday. The news agency Reuters has confirmed this citing a court document. Bill and Melinda Gates, the co-founders of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, filed for divorce on May 3 this year after nearly 30 years of marriage.
Bill Gates and Melinda French announced their divorce on Twitter. In 2019, they became the second high-profile billionaire couple to part ways after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Mackenzie Bezos. Amidst speculations about their divorce, there have been several media reports highlighting Bill Gates’ suspicious behavior at the workplace. A recent report in The New York Times said that the software magnate used to stalk women who worked for Microsoft and their foundation on several occasions.
What will happen to the property worth $ 150 billion now
Bill Gates and Melinda French have said that they will continue to work together in their charitable foundation. He also said that he had an agreement on how to divide his marital property. However, no details of the above settlement were disclosed in Monday’s order, which was filed in King County Superior Court in Seattle, Washington. The court also did not issue a judgment on $150 billion in assets, wealth or spouses in the divorce of Bill Gates and Melinda French. The court said that both should abide by the terms of the separation agreement which was not filed.
Obviously the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is known for its commendable work in the field of global public health. The two have spent more than $50 billion over 20 years to bring together a business approach to combating poverty and disease. The foundation has also been widely praised for its initiatives in malaria and polio eradication, child nutrition and vaccines. Not only this, in 2020, as the world was battling the corona virus disease (Covid-19) epidemic, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $ 1.75 billion in aid for relief from the virus.
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