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Gates joins other recent billionaire high-profile divorces
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Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, in a statement Monday, announced they calling it quits after nearly 30 years of marriage.
"We want to make people aware of a development in our lives. As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends," read the statement signed by both of them.
Bill Gates is one of the richest individuals in the world, with a net worth estimated at $130.5 billion, according to Forbes. Throughout their 27 years as man and wife, the Gates would welcome three children: Jennifer, Rory, and Phoebe. The couple would also start their widely philanthropic Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000.
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