Melinda Gates Net Worth

Born Melinda Ann French, Melinda Gates is the wife of the wealthiest man on the planet: Bill Gates. But that’s not all she is, the woman has devoted her time and her life to the plight of the under-privileged.

Consequently, she is the Co-Chairperson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation alongside her husband. The foundation was established in 2000 and has donated in excess of $27 billion to various charitable causes.

Inarguably one of the most powerful women in the world today, Melinda has chosen to better the lives of fellow women in the developing world. One of her biggest projects towards this goal is the provision of contraceptives to women of child-bearing age.

It is an ambitious endeavour that will see 120 million women receive high-quality family planning services. All the same, although the project has brought Melinda some heat from those who don’t advocate for family planning, she has held her ground for a cause that she truly believes in. Furthermore, her foundation is also giving to numerous other projects including the global eradication of polio.

Bill and Melinda have three children: Jennifer, Rory and Phoebe. The family resides in Medina, Washington.

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