Bill Gates Is Worth $130 Billion—Here’s How Much His Wife Will Get in Their Divorce Settlement

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Since the news of their split, many are wondering what Bill Gates’ divorce settlement with Melinda Gates will look like. Bill, the co-founder, is a multi-billionaire, so many expect him to leave his wife with a sizable check after their divorce is finalized. Turns out, Melinda doesn’t want a penny from her soon-to-be-ex-husband.

In a divorce petition filed in King County, Washington, on Monday, May 3, Melinda stated that “spousal support is not needed” from Bill. Melinda, who filed for divorce on Monday, also called her marriage to Bill “irretrievably broken.” According to the petition, which was obtained by People, the couple didn’t have a prenuptial agreement before their marriage. Instead, they will divide their assets...

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