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Melinda Gates

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Birthday
15, 1964
Birthplace
Dallas, TX
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1964 (age 57)
Birthplace
Dallas, TX

About

Created a charitable foundation with her then-husband Bill Gates. She and Bill were married for 27 years.

Before Fame

She earned a computer science and economics degree and later an MBA, both from Duke University.

Trivia

She was the project manager for Microsoft Bob, Microsoft Encarta and Expedia.

Family Life

She had her first child, Jennifer, in April 1996, followed by Rory in May 1999 and Phoebe in September 2002. Her mother was a homemaker and her father was an engineer. In May 2021, she and her husband Bill Gates announced that they were divorcing.

Associated With

She and her husband were deemed Persons of the Year with Bono by Time magazine in 2005.