Bill and Melinda Gates Have Filed for Divorce After 27 Years of Marriage

Published May 04 2021 at 8:03 AM GMT
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  • After 27 years of marriage, Bill and Melinda Gates have announced their divorce.
  • Taking to Twitter to reveal the news, both Bill and Melinda Gates posted a statement which reads: "After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage.
  • Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the world to enable all people to lead healthy, productive lives.
  • Despite their divorce, the two say they will continue their work together at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a philanthropic initiative they founded back in 2000.
  • The Foundation focuses efforts on improving public health, education, and working towards reducing climate change.




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  • Published May 4, 2021 8:03 AM GMT