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Divorce Suite: Bill Gates’ Name Not Removed From Billionaire List

Divorce Suite: Bill Gates’ Name Not Removed From Billionaire List

Contrary to the information that has been flying all over the internet space, Bill Gates' name is yet to be removed from the Bloomberg billionaire list.

Some top media companies had earlier reported that the 65 years old billionaire has lost his ranking in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index following the news of his divorce which has been made public.

Recall that the couple had in identical tweets, announced that they'd be splitting after 27 years of marriage.

They wrote;

After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the pair wrote on Twitter.

Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the world to enable all people to lead healthy, productive lives,” it read.

We continue to share a belief in that mission and will continue our work together at the foundation, but we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in the next phase of our lives.

We ask for space and privacy for our family as we begin to navigate this new life.

Following the news, we found out that contrary to the claims that have been making rounds online, Gates' name was still present in the Bloomberg billionaire index.

Divorce Suite: Bill Gates’ Name Not Removed From Billionaire List

Even if Melinda gets 50% of Bill's wealth, he will still have $73 billion left, which keeps him above Chinese billionaire, Zhong Shanshan on the billionaire list.

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