The daughter of multi Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, Jennifer Gates has described her parents divorce as a ‘challenging stretch of time for her and her siblings .

In a statement released by the 25 year old on her Instagram story after her parents announced their divorce, she explained that she is learning to cope with her emotions and help her family to do so as well.

“I’m still learning how to best support my own process and emotions as well as my family members at this time and I am grateful for the space to do so,” She said.

She added that she would not offer any comments on her parents divorce and asked for people’s support and kind words.


She went on to request for privacy and space during the period for herself and her siblings.

“Thank you for understanding our desire for privacy while we navigate the next phases of our lives.”

Bill and Melinda Gates have three children together who are also heirs to the family’s $130 billion (N40 trillion), Jennifer Gate(25 years old), Rory Gate (22 years old), Phoebe Gate (19 years old).

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