Bill and Melinda Gates have ended their marriage after 27 years, the couple announced recently on Monday.
The famous Microsoft co-founder recently tweeted at about 4:30 pm EST how they have put a great deal of thought as well as work into their relationship of 27 long years. However, they have now decided to put an end to their marriage.
“We no longer have the belief that we can both grow together as one in the next phase of our lives,” the couple added recently.
According to local reports, the couple has enmassed a massive fortune revolving around $124 billion.
The split came as a major shock to friends, fans, and followers who are finding it hard to digest the news. They both posted the jaw-dropping statement on their separate Twitter accounts, mentioned reports.
The pair first tied the knot in the year 1994 and have been known to be going strong since then. They share a total of three kids and a massive fortune too.
The duo is famously renowned as billionaire philanthropists who have given away billions in terms of donations to those in need.
56-year-old Melinda had broken her silence before Bill, with many citing how Gates was seen struggling with the balancing act of family as well as work. Therefore, it is being speculated that it could be one of the many reasons why.
According to recent statistics and studies conducted, Bill Gates stands as the fourth richest person in the entire world, with his net worth reaching around $124 billion.
The couple also spoke about how they raised three incredibly beautiful children, building a foundation that is functional all around the globe. This has helped so many people lead productive, healthy, and wonderful lives, confirm reports.
The couple has asked for peace and privacy during this difficult time.