Although most of us will only dream about what being a millionaire or billionaire might feel like, these ultra wealthy people know exactly what it’s like. Many times, the wealthiest people in the world are married to one another. Other times, spouses that are not in the spotlight will donate time and money and head charities that benefit worthwhile causes. Here are the people married to the world’s richest individuals.
Melinda French Gates – $130.5 Billion
In 1994, Bill and Melinda Gates got married and remained together until separating in May 2021. They founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the world’s biggest charitable organizations. Melina worked as a marketing manager and the General Manager of Information Products at Microsoft before she left in 1996 in order to focus on her family.
Priscilla Chan – $128 Billion
Former pediatrician and current philanthropist Priscilla Chan is married to Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook. The pair met when they were students at Harvard and got married in 2012. Together they founded the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and have since donated $4 billion to various charitable causes. Chan and Zuckerberg own 18 million shares of Facebook that have a market value of $900 million.