Bill Gates Gives $1.8 Billion in Stocks to Melinda on Day Divorce Filed
- Melinda Gates has already received a payday after filing divorce documents.
- Bill Gates’ investment firm, Cascade Investment LLC, transferred over 14 million shares of Canadian National Railway Co. and 2.9 million shares of AutoNation Inc.
- The shares are worth $1.8 million and will come in handy as the couple didn’t have a prenup, Bill and Melinda did sign a separation agreement ahead of the divorce announcement.
- The stock transfer makes Melinda a billionaire and is the beginning of the couple dividing their assets.