News agency Reuters reported citing a court document, The divorce between Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates and Melinda French was finalised on Monday.
Three month after first announced Bill and Melinda, who are the co-founders of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, filed for divorce on May 3 this year after nearly 27 years of marriage, becoming the second high profile billionaire couple to separate after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos had divorced in 2019.
A slew of regarding their divorce, there have been a number of media reports which highlighted Bill Gates’ questionable behaviour at the workplace. A recent report that the software magnate used to pursue women who worked at Microsoft and his foundation on many occasions ,by New York Times stated.
Bill Gates and Melinda French have said, that they would continue to work together at their charitable foundation. They also said they had a consensus on how to divide their marital assets.But no details of the above agreement were disclosed in Monday’s order which was filed at the King County Superior Court in Washington’s Seattle, Reuters further reported.
The court has also not issued property, money or spousal judgement in the divorce of Bill Gates and Melinda French. The court said that both should comply according the terms of the separation contract,which remains confidential under the terms of the divorce.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is known for its commendable work in the area of global public health and has spent over $50 billion for more than 20 years to bring a business approach to combating poverty and disease.
French e divorcegates, who filled the divorce petition in may ,signed the document on july 30 from “pivotal ventures”, her investment and incubation firm focused on gender equality based in Washington.