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Melinda Gates had been seeking a divorce from Bill since 2019 after his meetings with Jeffrey Epstein became public, the WSJ reports

Bill and Melinda Gates. Michele Crowe/CBS via Getty Images Melinda Gates reportedly considered divorce for two years before officially filing for one. She's met with several lawyers, the Wall Street Journal reported. The announcement of the Gates' divorce rocked philanthropic and tech communities last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates has been meeting with divorce lawyers for years before deciding to split up from Bill Gates, the Wall Street Jour...
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Melinda Gates was reportedly seeking to divorce Bill Gates since at least 2019

Bill and Melinda Gates. Michele Crowe/CBS via Getty Images Melinda Gates reportedly considered divorce for two years before officially filing for one. She's met with several lawyers, the Wall Street Journal reported. The announcement of the Gates' divorce rocked philanthropic and tech communities last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates has been meeting with divorce lawyers for years before deciding to split up from Bill Gates, the Wall Street Jour...
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Divorce showdown Bezos vs Gates which is saddest

Marriage with kids is co-parenting and ironically, divorce with kids is co-parenting: same decisions, same values, same uneven emotional investment. Going through a divorce just to co-parent from different homes wastes so much time and energy that some people argue courts should not intervene in post-divorce parenting decisions, which would legally call a spade a spade and make parenting while divorced the same as parenting while married. In a divorce with kids, timing is everything When asked ...
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Melinda Gates: 5 things to know about the billionaire philanthropist

Melinda Gates, the estranged wife of Bill Gates and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, became a billionaire this week....
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Bill Gates transferred stock worth about $2.4 billion to Melinda Gates on the same day they announced their divorce

Melinda and Bill Gates. Michel Euler/AP Images Tech billionaire Bill Gates transferred stock in two of Mexico's largest companies to Melinda Gates. He also split up stakes in a Canadian railway company and America's largest automotive retailer. They hadn't signed a pre-nup, but are splitting property and debts under a "separation contract." Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Bill Gates moved stock worth nearly $2.4 billion to Melinda Gates...
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One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers represented Donald Trump's 2 former wives Ivana Trump and Marla Maples

A composite image showing, from left to right: Ivana Trump, Melinda Gates, and Marla Maples. Mitchell Gerber/Dave Pedley/Ron Galella via Getty Images One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers has previously worked for Marla Maples and Ivana Trump. The leading lawyer, Robert Cohen, has a star-studded roster of former clients. The Gates announced their split on Monday. They have a separation agreement rather than a prenup. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the divorce l...
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Charity experts: No changes expected at Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation after divorce

The divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates shouldn't cause any problems at their world-renowned Seattle-based foundation, charity experts told USA TODAY.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Melinda Gates says wealthier countries should stop 'hoarding' COVID-19 vaccines and predicts the US will begin donating its supply

Melinda Gates at the "No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project" in New York in March 2015. Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP Melinda Gates told Financial Times editor Roula Khalaf that wealthier countries should stop "hoarding" COVID-19 vaccines. She predicts the US may begin donating its supply. Her interview during Financial Time's Global Boardroom event was pre-recorded before her divorce from Bill Gates was announced. See more stories on Insider's business page. Wealthier coun...
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Bill and Melinda Gates said they'll continue their philanthropy work after their divorce. Here are their biggest projects, including spending nearly $2 billion to fight COVID-19.

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced they are to divorce. Ted S. Warren/AP Bill and Melinda Gates said their divorce wouldn't get in the way of their philanthropic work. The couple set up the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, which focuses on health, education, and poverty. Here are the foundation's biggest projects. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday that they're getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. They w...
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The incredible life and career rise of Melinda Gates - one of the world's richest and most powerful women

She heads a foundation with a $40 billion endowment. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates is one of the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. She could be worth $73 billion if she and Bill Gates split their fortune equally in the divorce. Gates will continue in her role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates is the fifth most powerful woman in the world, ...
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The incredible life of Melinda Gates - one of the world's richest and most powerful women

She heads a foundation with a $40 billion endowment. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates is one of the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. She could be worth $73 billion if she and Bill Gates split their fortune equally in the divorce. Gates will continue in her role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates is the fifth most powerful woman in the world, ...
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Melinda French Gates will not change her name after her divorce, according to court documents

Melinda French Gates speaks onstage at a February 2019 event. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for THR Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce, court documents show. Gates and her husband, the Microsoft founder Bill Gates, announced their divorce Monday. The two were married for 27 years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce from Microsoft founder Bill Gates, court documents show.Accordin...
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: What is it and what does it do?

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation spends billions a year on initiatives like preventing disease.
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Bill Gates is America's biggest owner of private farmland, and his 242,000 acres could be split in his divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Bill Gates owns more private farmland in the US than anyone else, an analysis by The Land Report found. His 242,000 acres of farmland stretch across 18 states from Washington to Florida, according to the report. The land could be split between the Microsoft founder and his wife Melinda Gates after their divorce. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of ...
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Melinda Gates calls her marriage to Bill 'irretrievably broken' in divorce filings, and says the couple are already separated

Bill and Melinda Gates. Michele Crowe/CBS via Getty Images Bill and Melinda Gates' marriage is "irretrievably broken," according to the couple's divorce filings. The couple announced their upcoming divorce Monday after "a lot of work on our relationship." They first met at Microsoft in 1987, and have been married for 27 years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Before they announced their plans to get divorced on Monday, Bill and Melinda Gates had already separated, a...
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Bill Gates listed the pros and cons of marriage on a whiteboard before eventually proposing to Melinda

Melinda Gates and Bill Gates speak on stage during The Robin Hood Foundation's 2018 benefit at Jacob Javitz Center on May 14, 2018 in New York City. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Robin Hood Bill Gates listed the pros and cons of marriage on a whiteboard before proposing. Melinda Gates walked in on him writing the list, she said in a 2019 Netflix series "Inside Bill's Brain." The couple on Monday announced they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage. See more stories on Insider...
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Bill and Melinda Gates: A life in pictures

Images of the couple, who set up the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, after they announce their divorce.
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Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced. Here's a look inside their 27-year marriage, from meeting at work, to having 3 kids, to spending $45 billion on philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda gates are splitting up, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday. Scott Olson/Getty Images Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, announced he and his wife, Melinda, will divorce. Gates married Melinda French in 1994 after the two met at work. The two run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has an endowment of $49.8 billion as of 2019. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced.The billionaire Microsoft founder an...
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Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce after 27 years of marriage

By Clare Duffy | CNN Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage after 27 years, the pair announced in a statement on their verified Twitter accounts. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the statement reads. pic.twitter.com/padmHSgWGc — Bill Gates (@BillGates) May 3, 2021 The couple founded their philanthropic organization, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in 2000. “We have raised three incredible ch...
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I worked for Stacey Abrams and her superpower is in pushing her team to make bold moves, have big ideas, and risk failure

Stacey Abrams has made headlines recently for her objections to Georgia's new restrictive voting laws. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Stacey Abrams has been an outspoken advocate against Georgia's recent restrictive voting laws. Abrams has helped register thousands of voters in the state over the past decade. A leadership consultant who's worked with Abrams spoke about what makes her leadership style unique. See more stories on Insider's business page. Aiko Betha has had many bos...
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From Mark Zuckerberg to Roz Brewer, here's how corporate America responded to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict

Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Roz Brewer, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook. Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images, Chesnot/Getty Images, Misha Friedman/Getty Images Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday. Business leaders including Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, and Roz Brewer responded to the verdict soon after. Many said the verdict was only the beginning of the fight against institutional racism. See more stories on Insider's business page. A...
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Elon Musk tweeted then deleted an anti-vaccine cartoon featuring Bill Gates. Here's where their simmering feud began and how it's escalated amid the pandemic.

Elon Musk and Bill Gates. Susan Walsh/AP; Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times The Elon Musk-Bill Gates feud dates back to early 2020 when Gates commented on electric cars. The two moguls appear to fundamentally disagree about the coronavirus as well. In April, Musk tweeted and deleted an anti-vaccine cartoon featuring Gates. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill Gates and Elon Musk don't exactly see eye to eye.While the Microsoft billionaire and the T...
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Bill Gates wants Western countries to eat “synthetic meat”; Meatable has raised $47 million to make it

In a recent interview discussing Bill Gates’ recent book “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster“, the Microsoft and Breakthrough Energy founder (and the world’s third wealthiest man) advocated for citizens of the richest countries in the world to switch to diets consisting entirely of what he called synthetic meat in an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Gates’ call is being met by startups and public companies hailing from everywhere from Amsterdam to Tel Aviv, London to Los Angeles, and Berkel...
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Pharmaceuticals giant will help Germany's CureVac produce vaccine for COVID-19

CureVac is one of the pioneers of mRNA technology next to American Moderna, and Novartis is a Swiss pharmaceutical company, one of the largest in the world Novartis is expected to produce about 50 million doses of the vaccine created by CureVac. The German company in December began phase III clinical trials of the product. The head of technology at CureVac is Polish, Dr. Mariola Fotin-Mleczek.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. This is an automated machine translation of ...
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Elon Musk and Bill Gates have sparred over everything from the coronavirus to electric cars. Here's where their simmering feud began and how it's escalated amid the pandemic.

Elon Musk and Bill Gates. Susan Walsh/AP; Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Elon Musk and Bill Gates have been feuding over everything from the coronavirus to electric cars. Gates critiqued Musk over his statements about the coronavirus and his focus on rockets. Musk has tweeted about Gates and publicly referred to him as a "knucklehead." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill Gates and Elon Musk don't exactly see eye to eye.While the Microsoft billionaire an...
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New gene-based vaccine strategy receives grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The AAVCOVID vaccine program, a novel gene-based vaccine strategy that utilizes an adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector, was granted an award for up to $2.1 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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‘Crazy and evil’: Bill Gates surprised by coronavirus pandemic conspiracies

By Kate Kelland | Reuters LONDON  – Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates says he has been taken aback by the volume of “crazy” and “evil” conspiracy theories about him spreading on social media during the COVID-19 pandemic, but said on Wednesday he would like to explore what is behind them. In an interview with Reuters, Gates said the millions of online posts and “crazy conspiracy theories” about him and about top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci had likely taken hol...
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Kamala Harris was just sworn in as the first female vice president in US history. Here are 35 of the most powerful women in 2021.

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images First ladies, political figures, and prominent businesswomen hold great power in the US. Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first female vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, has served for over 65 years. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. From the boardroom to Hollywood and the floor of the House of...
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Bill Gates now owns 242,000 acres of farmland, making him America's biggest private farmland owner, according to a new report

Bill and Melinda Gates. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Bill Gates owns more private farmland in the US than anyone else, new research suggests. His 242,000 acres of farmland stretches across 18 states from Washington to Florida, according to The Land Report. In second place are the co-founders of the Wonderful Company, Stewart and Lynda Resnick, with 190,000 acres. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of fa...
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Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of farmland, making him America's biggest private-farmland owner, according to a new report

Bill and Melinda Gates. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Bill Gates owns more private farmland in the US than anyone else, an analysis by The Land Report found. His 242,000 acres of farmland stretch across 18 states from Washington to Florida, according to The Land Report. Behind Gates are the cofounders of the Wonderful Company, Stewart and Lynda Resnick, with 190,000 acres, the report said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill ...
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