Being the fourth-richest person in the world gives Bill Gates a lot of purchasing power — and he’s used it to amass an enviable collection of real estate, stocks, sports cars, rare books and artwork.
The divorce suit filed Monday by his wife Melinda Gates, says she and the Microsoft co-founder — who married in Hawaii on New Year’s Day 1994 — don’t have a prenuptial agreement to distribute their estimated $130 billion in assets.
But Bill Gates, 65, and Melinda Gates, 56, signed a separation contract with unspecified terms for dividing their property and possessions, the terms of which weren’t disclosed in the King County Superior Court papers in Washington.
Here’s a peek at some of the stuff that will be divvied up by the famed couple:
Aerial views of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates Indian Wells mansion.BACKGRID Real estate
The Gates’ sprawling, 20-room family home in Medina, Wash. — dubbed “Xanadu 2.0,” after the fictional estate in