Today Bill Gates and Melinda Gates release a joint statement and announces the end of their marriage. They have been married for the last 27 years. In the released statement they write " 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 we will continue our work together at the foundation, but we no longer believe we can grow 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." pic.twitter.com/padmHSgWGc— Bill Gates (@BillGates) May 3, 2021 According to Forbes, Bill gates is the fourth richest person in the world. Last year he stepped down from Microsoft's board to spend more time on his Non- Profitable Organization Gates Foundation. He started this foundation with his wife in the year 2000. according to the media reports, the Gates Foundation is one of the wealthiest foundations in the world. Last year to fight the COVID-19 gates foundation has donated around $250 million.