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Bill and Melinda Gates are putting their money where their mouth is.

The world's two biggest philanthropists have each donated $50 million to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CNN reports.

The Gateses are among the world's biggest philanthropists, with a combined net worth of more than $200 billion, according to Forbes.

They're also among the world's richest people: Bill Gates has a net worth of around $35 billion, and Melinda Gates has a net worth of around $37 billion.

The two are also among the richest people in the world in terms of wealth, with Bill Gates at No.

1 on the Forbes list of the world's richest people with a net worth of $30 billion and Melinda Gates at No.

3 with a net worth of $27 billion.

The two are also among the richest people in the world in terms of wealth, with Bill Gates at No.

1 on the Forbes list of the world's richest people with a net worth of $30 billion and Melinda Gates at No.

3 with a net worth of $27 billion.

The two are also among the richest people in the world in terms of wealth, with Bill Gates at No.

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