With the net worth of $116 Billion, Bill Gates is the #7 richest person on earth all the time follow our database.
Bill Gates has sold at least $40 billion in Microsoft stock and collected over $12 billion in dividends since the company's IPO in 1986. He used that money to create the holding company Cascade Investment which has continued to grow and includes investments in companies such as Canadian National Railway and AutoNation. Gates is quite a philanthropist and donated a $3.3 billion payout he received in 2004 to his Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He still has a 1.3 percent stake in Microsoft.
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The Gates family resides in Xanadu 2.0, a mansion in the side of a hill overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. In 2009, property taxes on the mansion were reported to be $1.063 million, on an assessed value of $147.5 million. The 66,000 square-foot estate has a 60-foot swimming pool with an underwater music system, as well as a 2,500 square-foot gym and a 1,000 square-foot dining room. Gates is an avid reader, and the ceiling of his large home library is engraved with a quotation from The Great Gatsby.
|#1||Jennifer Katharine Gates||Daughter||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#2||Phoebe Adele Gates||Daughter||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#3||Bill Gates Sr.||Father||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#4||William Henry Gates I||Grandfather||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#5||James Willard Maxwell||Grandfather||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#6||Lillian Elizabeth Rice||Grandmother||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#7||Mary Maxwell Gates||Mother||$5 Million - $10 Million (Approx.)||N/A||64||Teacher|
|#10||Rory John Gates||Son||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|#11||Melinda Gates||Spouse||$70 Billion||N/A||56||Entrepreneur|
He hacked into his high school's computer system to make sure there would be more girls in his classes than boys.
Currently, Bill Gates is 65 years old. Bill Gates will celebrate 66th birthday on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Below we countdown to Bill Gates upcoming birthday.
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