Why are Bill and Melinda Gates getting a divorce?
As it stands, it’s not exactly clear why the couple are getting divorced, but their statement suggests differences within their marriage as they state they have attempted to work on whichever issues they encountered.
In 2019, shortly after their 25th wedding anniversary Mrs Gates in a rare interview told the Sunday Times that the Microsoft founder struggled with balancing work and family life.
Mrs Gates said: “We have just gotten two a point in life where Bill and I can both laugh about more things.
“And believe me, I can remember some days that were so incredibly hard in our marriage where you thought ‘Can I do this?’.