Melinda French Gates Became a Billionaire a Day After Filing For Divorce.
Its no secret that the news that Bill and Melinda Gates are to divorce after 27 years of marriage has come as a shock in the worlds of philanthropy and technology.
The couple issued a joint statement on Monday Using their respective twitter handle.
“After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” Continue reading hereBill and Melinda Gates announce they are getting divorced.
Bill Gates transferred securities worth more than $1.8 billion to Melinda French Gates, a day after they announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage.
The transfer include 14.1 million shares of Canadian National Railway Co. worth about $1.5 billion, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing dated May 3.Bill Gates also transferred 2.94 million shares in AutoNation Inc., worth $309 million.
Melinda French Gates is officially a billionaire now with a net worth of over $2bn and could be world’s Second richest woman after the settlement.