Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, revealed that he and his wife, Melinda Gates, will be splitting up after 27 years.
The couple has three children, Jennifer, Phoebe, and Rory Gates.
The couple released a statement on Twitter, saying: “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,”
The tech mogul added that they “no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives,”
He noted that they had raised "three incredible children" and worked to help people all over the world.
Bill and Melinda met at Microsoft. She had been a marketing manager at the software company.
The two got married in Hawaii in 1994 after Bill Gates had weighed the pros and cons on a blackboard.
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