Bill and Melinda Gates to Divorce After 27 Years of marriage.
Melinda began dating Microsoft CEO Bill Gates in 1987, after meeting him at a trade fair in New York. In 1994, she married Gates in a private ceremony held in Lanai, Hawaii. They have three children: Jennifer, Phoebe and Rory Gates.
The family resides in Xanadu 2.0, an earth-sheltered mansion overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. The family also owns an oceanfront residence in Del Mar, California.
Gates and her husband were suggested as possible vice-presidential picks in the 2016 United States presidential election, according to a reportedly hacked email published by WikiLeaks from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta.
In 2021, Gates and her husband announced that they had decided to divorce following 27 years of marriage, and 34 years as a couple.
Melinda Gates Age, Melinda Ann Gates DBE (nee French; born August 15, 1964) is an American philanthropist and a former general manager at Microsoft. In 2000, she and her husband Bill Gates co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest private charitable organization as of 2015.
Through the foundation, she led an early 21st-century vaccination campaign which significantly contributed to the eradication of the poliovirus in Africa.
Gates has consistently been ranked as one of the world’s most powerful women by Forbes. Melinda Gates is 56 years old.