Bill Gates and Melinda Gates to divorce

May 3, 2021 4:32 PM EDT

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 1-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here.

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates announced via Twitter that they will divorce.

In a joint statement, the couple said:

"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 have been married for 27 years and raised three children.

Gates is the founder of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the two started the philanthropic Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which they will continue to work together on.



Serious News for Serious Traders! Try StreetInsider.com Premium Free!

You May Also Be Interested In





Related Categories

General News, Trader Talk

Related Entities

Bill Gates, Twitter, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust