Bill Gates Net Worth: Microsoft Co-founder, Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $92 billion. He is the richest man and also the No.1 billionaires in 2017, according to the Forbes magazine. He is arguably the best entrepreneurs in the computer and technology industry.
|Date of Birth||October 28, 1966|
|Residance||Medina, Washington, U.S.|
|Occupation||Businessman, Investor, Author|
|Height||5 Feet 10 inch|
|Children||3 (Jennifer Katharine, Phoebe Adele and Rory John)|
|Net Worth||$92 Billion|
|Income Source||Microsoft, Self Made|
About Bill Gates
Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. Gates went to Lakeside School and admitted at Harvard College in autumn 1973. At the age of only 20, he and Paul Allen co-founded world’s biggest PC software company, Microsoft. Bill Gates was held the position of Chairman, CEO and Chief software architect during his career at Microsoft and until 2014; he was the largest individual shareholder. In 2006, gates steeped down from day-to-day operation at Microsoft. Gates then concentrated on world’s largest private charitable foundation, which he and his wife Melinda has founded in 2000. The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation is working on developing countries to eliminate polio, AIDS, malaria and fight against hunger. Gates is a well-known philanthropist, he donated $3 billion payout he received in 2004, to his Bill and Melinda Gates foundations.
Bill Gates is a successful businessman, investor, computer programmer. He has also shown his proficiency in authoring and co-authoring several books.
How Much is Bill Gates Net Worth- $92 Billion
Bill Gates is now holding 2.3% of Microsoft stake and has sold about $40 billion in Microsoft stock and grabbed over $10 billion in dividends since 1986. He has invested that money in Canadian National Railway, tractor maker Deere & Co, and Car dealer auto nations.
- Bill Gates has spend $63 million to build his Medina, Washington, estate, called Xanadu 2.0. And it took seven years to finish the project.
- Bill Gates Xanadu 2.0 mansion is now worth $125 million. Interestingly, Gates purchased the lot for only $2 million in 1988.
- Gates has paid $1,080,443.17 for property taxes in 2016.
Oxam Said’ the 61-year-old fortune has increased 50%- equivalent to $25 billion- since he left Microsoft. More than that, the report stated if Bill gates continue to secure this return, ‘he could be the world’s first Trillionaire within nest 25 years”. According to the gates net worth, he would make almost $240 million a day in 2017.