Bill gates is probably the richest man on the planet according to Forbes ranking. The American business man has a lot of wealth from his investments and computer company “Microsoft”. In this article we shall share all information about Bill Gates Net worth.
Follow this article and you will know how Bill Gates Net worth rose from $0 to $ 79.4 billion.
Bill Gates (William Henry) is now 59 years old! The “Money Bank” is a bit old than many of us might have thought. Bill birthday is 28 October, 1955; He was born in Seattle, Washington.
Bill Gates, parents were also successful, his father was a lawyer while his mother a teacher. The parents may have greatly influenced Bills success and knowledge. Bill grew up with two sisters, Kristianne the older and Libby the younger one.
Bill Gates Net Worth 2017
Gates went to Lakeside School and at the age of 13 years he had showed a lot of interest in computer programming. He actually met Paul Allen at Lakeside School. He left in 1973 and enrolled Harvard University, but he dropped out after two years.
Gates has worked as the Founder, CEO and the chairman of Microsoft. He is also a personal adviser of the company. He is however involved with other technological reviews.
In May 2016 Bill Gates was worth $ 79.3 billion according to Forbes magazine, this is an increase from the previous $ 76 billion.
Calculating the actual salary of Bill Gates may never be possible; however we shall compile his salary based on his earnings per second. He earns $ 472.2 per second, $ 28,333.33 per minute, based on this Bill Gates Net Worth increases by approximately $ 1,700,000 per hour. Bill Gates earns over $ 41 million per day. Therefore, the Bill Gates salary per month may be over USD 958,333,333.00 which translates to USD 11,500,000,000.00 per year.
The richest man on earth has one of the most extravagant houses. Bill house is worth not less than $123 million. The house rests on a 66, 000 square feet. It has high technology details embedded in its construction. The house took 7 years and over $63 million to be completed. It’s located in Medina, Washington and named Xanadu 2.0.
Bill Gates also owns a private jet “Bombardier BD-700 private jet’ to ease his movements around the world. This is just one of the many other means that Gates uses to travel. Bill owns lots of high-class cars like 1999 Porsche 911 convertible, Porsche 959 Coupe and 1988 Porsche 959 Coupe.
With such wealth, do you wonder where Bill Gates keeps his money? Anyway that’s Bill Gates Net Worth as per May 2016. Bill; is the richest man on earth and he will continue to lead for may years to come.