Besides Bill Gates, Here Are 10 World People Who Divorced After Years of Marriage
Windowofworld.com – Bill Gates officially declared divorce from Melinda Gates after 27 years of marriage through his Twitter account.
“Over the course of 27 years, we have raised three wonderful children and built foundations that work around the world to enable everyone to lead healthy and productive lives,” he wrote.
Not only Bill and Melinda Gates, quoted from Ranker, Tuesday (4/5/2021), here are a number of world figures who divorced after being married for years:
1. Harrison Ford & Melissa Mathison
After marrying in 1983, Harrison Ford and Melissa Mathsion divorced in 2004.The couple had two children in 1990.
Ford remarried in 2010 after proposing to Calista Flockhart on Valentine’s Day weekend in 2009.
Due to neuroendocrine cancer, Mathsion died in 2015.
2. Clint Eastwood & Maggie Johnson
31 years after marriage, Clint Eastwood and Maggie Johnson divorced in 1984.
While still married, Eastwood underwent a new relationship.
In 1996, he married Dina Ruiz and divorced in 2013.
3. Jerry Lewis & Patti Palmer
In 1994, Jerry Lewis married his first wife, Patti Palmer and the couple have six children – all boys.
The couple divorced in 1980 and Lewis remarried three years later and adopted a daughter with Sandee Pitnick.
4. Kris & Caitlyn Jenner
The couple, who were married from 1991 to 2015, separated in 2013. Not long after certifying, Caitlyn – who was previously Bruce – appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair as a woman.
5. Reba McEntire & Narvel Blackstock
After 26 years of marriage, Reba McEntire divorced from husband Narvel Blackstock in 2015.
From a previous marriage, McEntire inherited three stepchildren from Blackstock’s previous marriage and the couple also have a son together.
Although divorced, the family is reportedly still close.
6. Sam Shepard & Jessica Lange
After being married for 26 years, the couple divorced in 2011 after having two children together.
Shepard never remarried and died in 2017.
7. Jeff & MacKenzie Bezos
Jeff Bezos announced that he was divorcing his wife, MacKenzie, via his Twitter account on January 9, 2019 after 25 years of marriage.
They have three sons and one daughter.
8. Morgan Freeman & Myrna Colley-Lee
In 2007, Morgan Freeman separated from his wife after being married for 26 years.
They divorced in 2010.
9. Chris Rock & Malaak Compton-Rock
After nearly 20 years of marriage, Chris Rock filed for divorce in 2014 and the couple officially divorced in 2016.
10. Arnold Schwarzenegger & Maria Shriver
Married from 1986 and divorced in 2011, the couple have four together.
Despite their long divorce, Schwarzenegger and Shriver did not remarry or have long-term partners.