Billionaire philanthropist, Bill Gates has announced that he and his wife, Belinda will be divorcing after 27 years of marriage.
He made the announcement in a Twitter statement on Monday evening which was signed by the couple.
Belinda also tweeted the same statement on her own account as well.
He wrote: “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage.”
“Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the world to enable all people to lead healthy, productive lives.”
“We continue to share a belief in that mission and will continue our work together at the foundation, but we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives.”
“We ask for space and privacy for our family as we begin to navigate this new life.”
— Bill Gates (@BillGates) May 3, 2021
Bill Gates, met Melinda French after she started working at Microsoft in 1987. The two married on Jan. 1, 1994.
Source: Naija News