Software billionaire tycoon, William Henry Gates III, who is better known to the world as Bill Gates, has divorced his wife, Melinda Gates, after being together for over 27 years.
The couple married in the year 1994, and have run many businesses and charities together, with the ‘Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’ being the most popular of their charitable causes.
Bill and Melinda Gates also have three children together. Bill Gates is known to have stated that their children will not inherit the billion-dollar family fortune when both parents are no more. Each child is said to be able to inherit only $10 million out of the whole $146 billion that the family commands.
The tech billionaire and co-founder of Microsoft, 65, stated that a lot of thinking was done before he and his wife Melinda, decided to go their separate ways. The news was revealed to the world through the Twitter account of the billionaire business magnate.
The big question that the whole world is dying to know is how they will split their $146 billion dollar fortune.