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After all money is not everything as Bill Gates announces his divorce from wife.

Billionaire Bill Gates and wife Melinda both announce their divorce after 27years of marriage, DailyNubs reports.

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, and his wife Melinda Gates, announce thei decision to divorce after 27 years of marriage.

They both took to their Twitter page to let the world know about this.

This sudden announcement has got everyone perplexed especially when the notion has always been ‘Money answers all’.

Everyone is asking at this moment, what happened? Despite all the money? What else is failing their marriage?

In their announcement, the couple have stated they would continue to work together at the foundation.
It stated,”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 “.

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates both met in 1987 after Melinda became a product manager at Microsoft.

They were seated next to each other at a business dinner in New York City then later married in 1994 in Hawaii.

Melinda Gates has spent a decade developing multimedia products at Microsoft.

She then decided to focus on her family and philanthropy.

The couple have been blessed with three children named Jenn, Rory and Phoebe.

The Gates Foundation which was founded in 1994, has more than 1,600 employees, and has issued grant payments of more than $54.8 billion.

Bill Gates became a prominent spokesperson last year after he announced his decision to step down from Microsoft board to focus on philanthropy.

Bill Gates, 65, is No. 4 on The Forbes Billionaires list with $124 billion, behind Jeff Bezos ($177 billion), Elon Musk ($157 billion), Bernard Arnault & Family ($150 billion)… and ahead of Mark Zuckerberg ($97 billion).


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