Bill Gates Net Worth

Bill Gates Net Worth

Net Worth: $96.7 Billion
Source of wealth:


Full Name William Henry Gates III
Birth Place Seattle, Washington, United States
Date of Birth Oct 28, 1955 (age 65)
Nationality American
Ethnicity English, German, Scots-Irish
Occupation Business magnate, Computer programmer
Height 5’8” (1.77 m)
Marital Status Married (Melinda Gates)
Children 3 (Jennifer Katharine, Rory, Phoebe)
Education Harvard University (dropped out)
Hobbies Playing bridge, Card games and Reading
Last Updated
Oct 18, 2018

About William Henry Gates III

Bill Gates’ net worth is about $86.5 billion as of 2017.  This rose to $96.7 billion as of October 2018, according to Forbes. He is an American businessman, investor, computer programmer, inventor, and philanthropist whose net worth is estimated net worth making him the richest man on earth. According to Forbes. Gates co-founded Microsoft, the largest computer software company with Paul Allen. He served as Microsoft chairman, CEO and chief software architect.

In 2017, the Microsoft creator reclaimed the top spot as the richest man on the planet from Mexico’s telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim, who topped the list for 4 years. He has been the richest man in the world for 15 years in the past 20 years. Most of his assets are held in Cascade Investment, an entity through which he owns stakes in about three dozen publicly traded companies and several closely held businesses, including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Corbis, a photo archive company. Gates has given large sums out of his fortune he donates to charity, he spends more time working with his wife on their foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through which he has encouraged other billionaires to get involve with philanthropy.

Bill Gates Home is worth $120 Million – Most technologically advanced house.

Most Expensive House Bill Gates

Bill Gates’ house in Medina Washington is the most high-tech house on the planet and larger in square feet than the most expensive celebrity home right below. They say that visitors to the mansion wear a pin that changes temperature, music, and lighting in the home. How cool is that?



It has a pool with an underwater music system, a library with domed reading room and a 2.500 sq ft gymnasium.