Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Milinda have announced their separation from each other. The two have declared divorce after 27 years of marriage. They said that we are ending our marital relationship. In the next phase of life, we can no longer move forward together. However, we will continue to work together in our foundation for the betterment of the people.
In a joint statement released on social media, Bill and Milinda Gates said that after much deliberation and mutual conversation, we have decided to end our relationship. In the last 27 years, we have raised three wonderful children. We have also formed a foundation which works for the health and better life of the people all over the world. We will still keep the same thinking and work together for this mission. However, we now feel that we will not be able to live together as husband and wife in the coming time of life. We are going to start afresh. In such a situation, people are expected to have space and privacy for our family.
Married in 1994
Bill Gates and Milinda first met in 1987 and the two accepted each other as spouses in 1994. Bill Gates is counted among the richest people in the world. Apart from this, he is also known for his work related to social service.
Who is bill gates
Bill Gates’s full name is William Henry Gates. Gates, who wrote the first software program at the age of 13, was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle. While studying in high school, he assisted a group of programmers building the school’s payroll system and created Traf-O-Data, which sold traffic-counting systems to local governments.
Paul G. while studying at Harvard University. A friend like Allen was found and they laid the foundation for Microsoft. Created MS-DOS for International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation and the company became a hit. By the early 1990s, Microsoft had become the ultimate kingmaker in the PC industry.
In 1986, Gates joined the list of billionaires. Became the world’s richest person in 1995 and remained for many years. Gates and Jeff Bezos of Amazon have been competing for the richest person in the world for the last three years. Bezos is currently number one on the Forbes list and Gates is at number four. According to Forbes, his net worth is $ 130.5 billion.
In June 2008, Gates disassociated himself from Microsoft’s day-to-day work so that he could devote more time to the Bill & Milinda Gates Foundation. He also stepped down as chairman in February 2014. PTI