Melinda and Invoice Gates Do not Have a Prenup: How They will Divide an Estimated $130 Billion
On the heels of Melinda Gates and Invoice Gates‘ bombshell breakup, extra gentle is being shed on the circumstances of their divorce.
Based on Melinda’s divorce petition filed Might three and obtained by E! Information, the estranged couple stated their marriage is “irretrievably damaged.”
“We ask the courtroom to dissolve our marriage,” the doc states, “and discover that our marital neighborhood ended on the date acknowledged in our separation contract.” The separation contract, which has not been made public, is the one written settlement famous by Melinda within the divorce petition. When requested within the doc the kind of written agreements they’ve signed, she didn’t embody a prenuptial settlement. They requested that the courtroom implement their separation contract and to divide actual property, private property and any money owed as specified by that contract.
Although the Microsoft co-founder is value an estimated $130 billion, the petition—signed by each events—additionally states that spousal help is just not wanted. Melinda additionally declined to request an order for defense, restraining order or identify change.