The American billionaire assured in a statement that he and his wife will continue to work together on their basis, “but we no longer believe that we can grow up as a couple in the next stage of life.”
Mexico City (apro)-American billionaire Bill Gates and his wife Melinda announced the termination of their marriage.
In a statement shared on his Twitter account, the Microsoft founder announced the couple’s decision after 27 years of dating.
They are both heads of the Bill and Melinda Gates charitable foundation, which has recently played an important role in promoting the COVID-19 vaccine.
The joint statement began: “After careful consideration and working hard for our relationship, we have decided to end the marriage.”
“In the past 27 years, we have raised three outstanding children and established a foundation that operates worldwide so that all people can lead healthy and productive lives.
“We will continue to have faith in this mission and will continue our work at the foundation, but we no longer believe that we can grow together like a couple in the next stage of life.
The statement shared by the businessman said: “As we begin this new life, we ask for space and privacy for the family.”
Bill Gates (Bill Gates) is the fourth richest person in the world, according to Forbes (Forbes) is worth $124 billion.
According to the New York Times, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has spent more than one billion U.S. dollars to fight the coronavirus pandemic.