The business platform took the action shortly after news of Gates’s divorce to his wife of 27 years went viral.
Financial details of their parting ways are not yet clear but Melinda may take half of her estrange husband’s wealth.
An unmarried Gates became the youngest American Billionaire in 1987, a record he held until Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder came to the billionaire status in 2007. He got married to Melinda in 1994, after already being named the richest man in America. They have three children together.