By Charlotte Mitchell For Mailonline
Published: 13:09 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 13:09 BST, 4 May 2021
One of Bill and Melinda Gates' daughters has described 'a challenging stretch of time' for the family in an emotional post about her parents' divorce.
Jennifer Gates, 25, commented on the split in an Instagram story on Monday, writing: 'I'm still learning how to best support my own process and emotions as well as my family members at this time and am grateful for the space to do so.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'I won't personally comment further on anything around the separation, but please know that your kind words and support mean the world to me,' she wrote.
Jennifer is the oldest of Bill and Melinda's three children, followed by 21-year-old son Rory and 18-year-old daughter Phoebe.
Jennifer Gates, 25, (left) responded to the news of her parents' split in an Instagram post on Monday (right)
Pictured L-R: Melinda, Bill, Jennifer, Phoebe and Rory Gates in an Instagram post following Jennifer's graduation from Stanford
The 65-year-old Microsoft founder and his 56-year-old wife shared the news with identical statements on Twitter (pictured)Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer