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Bill and Melinda Gates Start Dividing a $145 Billion Fortune

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Bill and Melinda Gates to Divorce
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As a married couple, Bill and Melinda Gates spent decades amassing one of history’s largest fortunes. Now they’re divorcing, they have to untangle that $145 billion.

Details of the split have already started to emerge.