Who is Bill Gates? William Henry Gates III often Known as Bill Gates is an American Business Tycoon, humanitarian, writer, technologist & Investor. Bill Gates is the main founder of Microsoft Corporation as well as “Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation”.

Quick Facts:

  • Birthday: October 28, 1955 (age 62)
  • Ethnicity: Mixed (English, German, Irish)
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Entrepreneur, Businessman

Bill Gates Family, Parents and Early Life


Bill was born to father William H. Gates Sr. and Mother Mary Maxwell Gates in Seattle, Washington. His dad was an American Attorney while his mother was a businesswoman.

Also, he has two sister, Kristi (elder) and Libby (Younger).

Bill grew up in Seattle perusing his schooling degree from Lakeside School. His family wanted him to be a lawyer, however, with his keen interest in computer, he wanted his career towards programming & technology.

Bill is the college dropped out, where he started Microsoft with his friend Paul Allen. In the Year 1973, he went to Harvard College along with Steve Ballmer. He left Harvard after two years where his friend Ballmer attained magna cum laude.

Later, in the year 2000, Gates was appointed as the CEO of Microsoft Corporation. He remained in the position for almost 14 years.

Bill Gates Wife Melinda Gates

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In the year 1994, Bill Gates married Melinda French in a private function on a Hawaiian golf course. At the time of their wedding, Bill was 38 and Melinda was only 29.  

However, they met each other during their tenure at Microsoft.

Soon, after their wedding, Melinda resigned from her job and emphasized more on her family.

Bill Gates along with his wife Melinda Ann Gates has 3 children – Daughters Jennifer Katharine Gates (1996), Phoebe Adele Gates (2002) and a son named Rory John Gates (1999).

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a charity organization formed by the World’s Richest Man Bill Gates and his better half Melinda Gates. The Organization was founded in the year of 2000 and has a assets over $338 billion.

Currently, Susan Desmond-Hellmann is the CEO of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation who was appointed in the position on May 1st 2014.

The company has its headquartered in Seattle, Washington and is basically working for Health Care and Education.

Bill Gates Eldest Daughter Jennifer Katharine Gates

Jennifer Katharine Gates is not only famous as the daughter of world’s richest man, Bill Gates. But also, has maintained her own identity. She is a professional equestrian.

Jennifer is the graduate of Stanford as like Steve Jobs daughter, Eve Jobs.

A Passionate horse rider Jennifer Katharine Gates too has her own horse named Alex and also own “Under-25 National Championship” and prized $30,000 USD.

Jennifer Katharine Gates is dating Egyptian boyfriend named Nayel Nassar. Both of them met each other at Stanford University.

Nayel is said to have brought up in Kuwait by his parents.

Sources claimed that Nayel father and mother used to work in Kuwait despite they have an Egyptian origin. No any names or identity of his parents is yet flashed out.

Nayel Nassar is a Professional Equestrian, who has owned Longines, FEI World Cup. Also, it is speculated that he moved to California in 2009, in order to complete his ‘management and economics’ degree.

Bill Gates son Rory John Gates

Rory John Gates, 18, is a young and handsome person who is basically more famous as the one and only son of Bill Gates.

Rory John Gates went to Lakeside School alike his dad and sisters. He is very passionate and creative as like is a father and became famous in his poem titled “What’s Known as Diamante”.

Rory John Gates has a height of 5 feet and 5 inches and weighs 52kg. His physique looks well maintained with routine workouts.

However, He looks a bit shy in nature. Besides, he prefers to read books, journals, and global happenings during his spare time.

Till now, Rory John Gates’ doesn’t seem to date a girl or have chosen her girlfriend or partner. Rory John Gates looks quite young to get married where he seems to focus more on his career rather than affairs and relationships.

Bill Gates Youngest Daughter Phoebe Adele Gates

Phoebe Adele Gates is the third & youngest child of billionaire Bill Gates and Philanthropist Melinda Gates.

Like her dad Bill Gates, brother Rory & Sister Jennifer, Phoebe too went to attend Lakeside School. She is young dashing and beautiful who just celebrated her 16th Birthday.

Besides her studies, Phoebe has a keen interest in performing arts, dance, and music for what she attends Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Bill Gates daughter’ Phoebe Adele Gates is too young to have a boyfriend or to get in relationships and dating affairs. As of now, she is enjoying her blissful life along with her family earth-sheltered mansion in Washington State.

How much is Bill Gates Worth?

Bill gates is an Internet Mogul, Ex-Microsoft CEO, Author, and Entrepreneur who has a net worth of 93.5 Billion USD. Bill Gates is the Most Richest Man in the World.

According to Independent, it is expected that, with this ratio, Gates could be the first Trillionaire by the year 2042.

Gates was in Top 1 richest position from the year 1995 till 2007. Again, with the worth of 72.7 Billion USD, he was again the top richest in 2009.

If Bill Gates was a country, It would be the 37th Richest Country in the world”, Mic reports.

How much does Bill Gates make a second?

  • He used to earn $114.16 a second, as per the data from 2013, when he have a fortune of $72.7 Billion. As of 2018,  Gates’ income per second, minute or day is still under review.

Intresting Facts: He would bother picking $100 bill if he drops it. It shows even his seconds are more precious.

Bill Gates House Xanadu 2.0

Bill gates, one of the richest man in America, owns a luxury house called Xanadu 2.0. According to wikipedia, this luxury mansion overlooks Lake Washington in Medina.

This construction cost of this extravagant property is said be $63 million USD and it is reported that it took 7 years to build it.

Bill Gates Home has an area of 66,000 Sq. Foot and has a market value of $125 Million USD.

Bill Gates Salary in 2018

According to paywizard.org, Bill gates annual salary is estimated around $26 Billion. With a fortune of $91.8 billion he is also paying taxes in Billion to federal goverment.

Bill Gates Salary in 2018:

  • Annual: $2,600,000,000.00
  • Monthly: $216,666,666.67
  • Weekly: $46,428,571.43
  • Daily: $7,123,287.67
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