Twitter awash with memes in the wake of Bill and Melinda Gates' shock divorce ...

The Internet has been awash with memes since Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce yesterday. 

Bill and Melinda Gates, one of the world's richest couples, are getting divorced - with Melinda saying the marriage is 'irretrievably broken' in divorce filings that also reveal the couple have no prenup agreement. 

The Gateses fortune of $130billion make them the fourth-richest people in the world, behind Bezos, Elon Musk, and French luxury goods owner Bernard Arnault. 

Bill, 64, and Melinda, 56, met in 1987 - the same year he became the world's youngest billionaire at the age of 31 - married in Hawaii in 1994, and have three children together: Jennifer, 25, Rory, 21, and Phoebe 18.

Bill and Melinda Gates announced their split after 27 years of marriage on Monday

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Bill and Melinda Gates announced their split after 27 years of marriage on Monday

In a joint statement posted to their Twitter accounts on Monday, the pair said their work with the foundation will continue but their marriage will not, adding: 'We no longer feel we are able to grow as a couple in this next phase of our lives.' 

Many have taken to Twitter in the wake of the couple's bombshell announcement, with the platform inundated with memes, some of them referencing Bill Gates' technology giant Microsoft. 

Mr Gates dropped out of Harvard University to co-found technology giant Microsoft with school friend Paul Allen in 1975.

Many have taken to Twitter in the wake of the couple's bombshell announcement, with the platform inundated with memes, some of them referencing Bill Gates' technology giant Microsoft

Many have taken to Twitter in the wake of the couple's bombshell announcement, with the platform inundated with memes, some of them referencing Bill Gates' technology giant Microsoft

'Bill Gates logging into his marriage this morning,' one tweet read, alongside a Microsoft error image reading: 'Your marriage ran into a problem that it couldn't handle, and now it needs to shut down.'

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Another Tweet read: 'Are Bill and Melinda Gates really

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