Following the divorce of America rich power couple, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, it has been alleged that the former richest man in the world has given his wife almost 2billion dollars worth of stocks.
The couple who have been living a separate life had announced their divorce through a joint statement.
Following their split, Bill Gates is likely to divide his wealth to split with his wife. The couple who have been married for 27years have filed for a divorce this week at a King County Court Clerk where they reside, the couple cited irretrievably marriage has the cause. The former couple asked that the court gives them a divorce date as the one written in their separation contract.
Bill Gates has started relinquishing some of his properties to his estranged wife as he has transferred stocks from his company to he.
According to TMZ who obtained the documents, the Microsoft Founder’s investment firm Cascade Investment LLC has transferred more than 14 million shares of Canadian National Railway Co and more than 2.9million shares of AutoNation Inc to his ex wife. This transfer was done the same day they filed for divorce at the court.
Based on stock prices, the stock is likely to bring in a whopping $1.8 billion for her.