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Today let's meet some of the world's best-known couples. They are as inspiring as theyare famous. As co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates is famous for his wealth. But he and hiswife, Melinda, are steadily becoming just as well-known for their generosity. In 2000, thecouple founded the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, now the world's largest charityorganization, which focuses on improving health and education worldwide. Up to now, thecouple has donated more than $ 30 billion to the foundation.
King Bhumibol and his wife got married in 1950. Highly respected throughout thecountry, the couple is Thailand's most beloved public figures. Sharing a common goal toserve the people of Thailand has brought the couple even closer together. They also share aspecial burden for Thailand' s poor people. Bhumibol uses his personal wealth to funddevelopment projects. Similarly, his wife is well loved for her work with the Thai Red Cross.
Before they married in 2001, Andre and Steffi were mainly famous for their remarkabletennis skills. But today, they' re becoming well-known for their efforts on behalf of childrenand the environment. The Andre Charitable Foundation has raised more than $ 60 million forrecreational and educational programs for children in the US. Meanwhile, Steffi has spokenout on environmental issues in her role as an official ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund.