Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates decided to become independent after 27 years. According to a statement issued by Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, they are ending the married life .
However, the two have also announced that they will continue to work together for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation even after the divorce.
Both have issued this statement from their official Twitter handle. According to the tweet, ‘After much thinking about our relationship and efforts to preserve it, we have decided to end our marriage. In the last 27 years, we have brought up three wonderful children and formed a foundation that can give a healthy and beneficial life to people all over the world. Both of us will continue to work together for this foundation, but as a husband and wife, we cannot live in the next stage of life. ‘
Bill Gates and Melinda met in 1987 when Melinda started working as a product manager at a Microsoft company. They two got married in 1994 in Hawaii.