Prominent American businessperson Melinda Gates, previously known as Melinda Ann French was born in the city of Dallas in the southern US state of Texas on August 15, 1964. She is currently 56 years old.
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Melinda Gates was also a former general manager at the US-based tech giant Microsoft. Nearly two decades ago, in 2000, Bill and Melinda Gates co-founded the ‘Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’, which later became one of the biggest private foundations in the world while having a $46.8 billion in assets, according to media reports.
The foundation has been responsible for providing financial aid in the form of scholarships to students all around the world in order to provide academic assistance to those with academic excellence and/or financial constraints.
Melinda Gates, who announced her divorce with Microsoft pioneer Bill Gates on Monday, has been one of the most reputed names in America while being a top contender in the list of the wealthiest women in the country and also making it to the Forbes list of world’s most powerful women in multiple times. Melinda Gates reportedly has a net worth of around $70 billion.