Bill Gates Net Worth | Wiki,Bio, earnings, business, microsoft, wife, daughter, son, age, education

Bill Gates Net Worth | Wiki,Bio, earnings, business, microsoft, wife, daughter, son, age, education

Facts of Bill Gates Net Worth | Wiki,Bio, earnings, business, microsoft, wife, daughter, son, age, education

Net worth99.5 Billion USD
Date of Birth:1955 October 28
First NameWilliam
Last NameHenry "Bill" Gates III
Age:68 years old
Birth Nation: American Samoa
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch

Bill Gates, the richest person in the world. William Henry Gates III, best known as Bill Gates is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian and a principal founder of Microsoft Corporation who has an estimated net worth of around  $99.5 billion at 2019.

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Bill Gates is a genius business tycoon and investor as well as Technology advisor of Microsoft,
Co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CEO of Cascade Investment, Chairman of Branded Entertainment Network. His charitable works have made him philanthropy king. Moreover, he is also the author of many books.

Let's find the income source of one of the brilliant entrepreneurs in the world

No doubt, Bill Gates had made significantly all of his money from his Microsoft shares. 

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On April 4, 1975, Bill Gates formally announced the foundation of Microsoft in cooperation with Paul Allen which became the secret to his success of wealth. Later, Microsoft worked in cooperation with IBM to form a collaboration of Microsoft operating system with IBM computers. For this deal, IBM paid a royalty to Microsoft for every sale.

According to Forbes magazine, his net worth from 2017 to 2018 went from $86 billion to be worth $90 billion.

Here are the Earnings Details of Bill Gates:

By 1985- Microsoft gained $140 million in revenues.
  • 1986- $318 million
  • 1994- $9.35 billion
  • 1995- $12.9 billion
  • 1998- $15.2 billion
  • 2000- $63 billion
  • 2004- $48 billion
  • 2006- $51 billion
  • 2011- $56 billion
  • 2015- $79.2 billion
  • 2019- $99.2 billion

Assets and Properties of Bill Gates

Bill Gates has made his more profitable investment in building his own place of residence. His house is in Medina of Washington DC. The area is large in both size and price and it has its own name: Xanadu 2.0.

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Area- 66,000 square meter

The villa contains:

A trampoline room,

 Underground garage,

60-foot pool (18m),

Swimming pool with an underwater music system

A massive library with secret bookcases,

24 bathroom, and 6 kitchens

A 2,500 sq ft (230 m2) gym

Cost: $63 million originally whose value has increased up to $127.484 million by the King County Department of Assessments in 2017. 

Bill Gates' Real Estate Properties

In 2009- One Wyoming for around $9 million.

In 2014- A southern California horse ranch from Jenny Craig, of worth $18 million.

A large mansion in Wellington, Florida at  $9 million.

Bill Gates' Cars & Planes

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Bill Gates has a good number of car collection among them his favorites are Porsche 911, Carrera,
Porsche 930, Porsche 959 Coupe, Jaguar XJ6 and a Ferrari 348. He has so many cars which may take a day to count. Let's move on.

He has a private jet to get around, which cost approximately, $40 million-$45 million.

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Know about Bill Gates' Investments

Although Gates is recognized as a sparkling mind for his technological achievement, his fortune has been more summed up with the help of his investment portfolio manager Michael Larson.

He has been managing Gates' wealth since the mid-90s. Currently, he manages the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust via Cascade Investments, a holding firm Gates created in 1995.

Larson has helped him to develop an impressive portfolio that has been able to make Gates a lot of money in good economic periods and avoid terrible losses in downturns.

Books written by Bill Gates:

§  Business @ The Speed Of Thought

§  The Road Ahead

§  Kasparov against the world

§  Os/2 Programmer Guides

§  Your Life Uploaded: The Digital Way to

§  Earth Capitalism: Creating a new. 

Charity works of Bill Gates

As per his earnings and net worth he has done lots of charitable works. He is the man of great heart to help the needy people around the globe. He had done the number of charitable works all around the world.

Bill Gates has gives away the amount of $4.6 Billion to combat Malaria.

Also, The Gates Foundation, which he had formed with his wife, Melinda, is the largest private charity around the globe.

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This Foundation has distributed more than $40 billion in grants to date and supports organizations in over 100 countries. At present, the foundation is working to eradicate polio globally in the next three years.  

Melinda led a campaign for the Seattle Children's hospital for raising a fund of $300 million to expand services. Also, there runs the hospital's research program to find cures and treatments.

Personal Life of Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, U.S., to the parents William H. Gates Sr. and Mary Maxwell Gates

He was an avid learner during his childhood. He spent his more hours with various kinds of reference books such as an encyclopedia. Later, his parents started to have a concern about his performance and enrolled him at Seattle's exclusive preparatory Lakeside School.

At Lakeside school, students were offered for computer time. Bill Gates became preoccupied on computer functions. He made himself busy in computer works. He inscribed a tic-tac-toe program in BASIC computer language. This allowed many users to play with the computer. He graduated from Lakeside School in 1973 with an excellent performance.

Dropping Out of College 

Later in 1973, Gates enrolled at Harvard University. He was seen to be engaged more in computer labs rather than in his classes. He did not really have a study routine. Instead, he only studied for a test, and pass with a reasonable grade. His interest in computer grew such that, he dropped out of college in 1975 to track his business with partner Paul Allen in the world of Microsoft.

Bill's Wife and Children

Bill's wife Melinda Ann French was born in Dallas, Texas. They had their first meeting at a trade fair in New York. Later they got married at Lanai, Hawaiian in 1994.

They have three children: Phoebe Adele (2002), Rory John (1999), and Jennifer Katharine (1996).

After graduation, as a marketing manager, Melinda joined Microsoft Company. There she worked to direct the development of diverse multimedia products. 

Awards of Bill Gates

December 2005: Persons of the year (By Times)

May 4, 2006: Spanish Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation for their charitable works.

Furthermore, they have also been awarded for their philanthropic work around the world.

Engagement on the online world

Bill Gates, obviously he is very popular in social media as he is the richest person in the World. So many people are there in the world to know about him. He has his page on Facebook, where he updates recent topics such as poverty alleviation and empowerment topics, climates and environment, agriculture field and so on. Besides, Google, Twitter, and various sites update information about him.

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