Bill and Melinda Gates, have on Monday announced, that they were divorcing.
The philantropist couple have been conquering numerous public health challenges around the world through their foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, including the efforts they have put into the fight of COVID-19 and their separation coming at a time no one expect.
The divorce will create new questions about the fate of the Gates fortune, much of which has not yet been donated to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Mr. Gates, who co-founded Microsoft, is one of the richest people in the world, worth an estimated $124 billion.
The couple, via Bill Gates official Twitter handle said;
“After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,”