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Bill Gates Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family

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PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 16: Co-chairman and co-founder of the The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates speaks to the media after his meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace on April 16, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)

William Henry Gates III is a well-known entrepreneur in the world. He is an investor, philanthropist, American business magnate, and software developer.

He is popularly known as the co-founder of “Microsoft Corporation” where he is a president, chief executive officer, chairman, and chief software architect. Until 2014, he also remained the largest shareholder on his part.

Bill Gates Net Worth 2020

From the year 1987, Gates remains in the list of “Forbes World’s wealthiest documents individuals.” From 1995 to 2017, he got recognition as “The Richest Person in the World” by Forbes for 4 consecutive years.

Jeff Bezos (Amazon’s founder) surpassed him in 2017 with $90.6 billion net worth in comparison with Gates’s net worth of $89.9 billion in 2017.

In 2019, Gates’s net worth raised to $110 billion, which made him “The Second Richest Person in all over the World”.

Bill Gates Biography

Full Name Bill Gates
Birth Date 28th October 1955
Place of Birth Seattle, USA
Current Residence Medina, USA
Nationality American
Age (as of 2020) 64 Years
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Religion Catholic Christian
Hair Color Grey
Eye Color Hazel
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Occupation CEO, Business Magnate
Marital Status Married
Wife Melinda French
Children Three
Siblings Sisters (2), Brother (0)
Official Website https://www.gatesnotes.com/

Professional Career

Gates is famously known to be the co-founder of Microsoft along with Paul Allen who was his childhood friend. In 1975, both the partners founded Microsoft in New Mexico. Later, the company got recognition as “the Largest Personal Computer Company for Software” in the World.

Gates was in the position of CEO and chairman of Microsoft until he stepped down being a CEO in 2000. Though, he was the chief software architect and chairman at that time.

In 2014, Gates made his new post from Microsoft as being a “technology support adviser” to assist Satya Nadella, the new CEO.

Founder of The Largest Private Foundation

In 2006, Gates came up with an announcement that he would opt for a full-time role for the “Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation” and a part-time role for his company Microsoft. Bill and Melinda Gates’s Foundation came into recognition as a charitable foundation which was established by him and Melinda Gates (his wife) privately in 2000.

House of Bill Gates

He resides with his family in an earth-sheltered place, Xanadu 2.0 which is situated on a side of the stunning Washington Lake. In the 66,000 foot Xanadu, there is an 18 m swimming pool surrounded by a music system underwater. Also, there is a 2,500 square foot space for a gym with 93 m square room for dining purposes.

Early Life

On October 28, 1955, the gates family got blessed with Bill. His mother, Mary Maxwell Gates, and father, William H. Gates Sr got blessed with three children in Seattle, Washington. In his ancestry, there are Irish, German, English, and Scots-Irish.

Mary Gates (his mother) was known for her position as a board of directors of “United Way of America” and “First Interstate BancSystem”. William H. Gates was a prestigious lawyer. Gate has two sisters named Kristianne (elder sister) and Libby (young sister).

During the young age of Bill, their family used to attend the ‘Congregational Christian Church’ regularly. During the same age, Gates was being bullied. He stayed inside his room and replied that “He is thinking” when questioned my mother!.

Marriage Life

In 1994, Gates tied his knots with Melinda French on the Hawaiian Island’s gold course at Lanai. Both of them got blessed with three children.

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