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Bill Gates And His Wife Shocks The World After Announcing An End To Their 27 Years Marriage: Massive Reactions! ! !

Sefakor Fekpe

May. 04, 2021

Social media is currently buzzing with news of one of the world' s richest couples parting ways.
Bill and Melinda Gates have announced to the world about their divorce after 27 years of marriage, stating that " we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple" .
" After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage, " the two celebrated couples tweeted.
The couples first met in the 1980s when Melinda joined Bill' s Microsoft firm.
The billionaire couples have three children and jointly run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation together.
Over the years, the charity organisation has spent billions fighting causes such as infectious diseases and encouraging vaccinations in children and currently contributing to the fight against COVID- 19.
The Gates, along with another world rich investor, Warren Buffett are behind the Giving Pledge, which calls on billionaires to commit to giving away the majority of their wealth to good causes across the world.
Bill Gates is the fourth wealthiest person in the world, according to Forbes, and is currently worth $124bn (£89bn).
Bill Gates his money through the firm he co- founded in the 1970s, Microsoft, the world' s biggest software company.
The Bill and Melinda both posted the statement announcing their divorce on Twitter.
" 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, " it read.
" 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.
" We ask for space and privacy for our family as we begin to navigate this new life. "
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This Twitter user thinks, the couples need privacy.
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Watch the two below when they were young.
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