Bill Gates, the third-richest man in the world, announced on Monday that he and his wife Melinda “have made the decision” to end their marriage.
The American business magnate and co-founder of Microsoft said they “no longer believe” that they can grow as a couple.
Despite the end of their marriage, Gates said they would continue to collaborate on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The pair have also invested vast sums of money in the search for a coronavirus vaccine and have donated to covid-19 treatment research.
The Gates’ have three children together.