Bill Gates Net Worth

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Bill Gates net worth

Bill Gates Net Worth : $79.5 billion

Bill Gates is an american entrepreneur and Bill Gates Net Worth is $79.5 billion.

Quick Point about Bill Gates

Full NameWilliam Henry Gates III
ProfessionCEO of MicroSoft
Height1.77 m
Date Of BirthOctober ,28,1955
Place Of BirthSeattle, Washington, U.S
Marital StatusMarried to Melinda Gates
AchievementsFounder of Microsoft, One of the richest person on earth

Bill Gates founded the world’s largest computer software company Microsoft on April 4, 1975, Bill Gates as the CEO with Paul Allen, and subsequently became one of the richest men in the world, Bill Gates has a net worth of $75.9 billion as of October 2015 according to Forbes.

He was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955. Gates got married to Melinda French On January 1, 1994. He scored 1590 out of 1600 on the college SAT test, Paul Allen was his first business partner. Together they developed a computer program that monitored traffic patterns and named it “Traf-o-Data.”  They generated over $20,000 as revenue for this invention.

In November 1980, IBM was looking for software that would operate their upcoming personal computer (PC) and approached Microsoft. Between 1978 and 1981, Microsoft’s growth exploded, and staff increased from 25 to 128. Revenue also shot up from $4 million to $16 million. In mid-1981 Gates and Allen incorporated Microsoft, and Gates was appointed president and chairman of the board.

later In 1986, Bill Gates took Microsoft public with an initial public offering (IPO) of $21 per share. Gates held 45 percent of the company’s 24.7 million shares and became an instant millionaire at age 31. Gates’s stake at that time was $234 million of Microsoft’s $520 million. Over time, the company’s stock increased in value and split numerous times. In 1987, Bill Gates became a billionaire when the stock raised to $90.75 a share. Since then, Gates has been at the top, or at least near the top, of Forbes’ annual list of the top 400 wealthiest people in America. In 1999, with stock prices at an all time high and the stock splitting eight-fold since its IPO, Gates’s wealth briefly topped $101 billion.

Bill Gates has also received numerous awards for philanthropic work. Time magazine named Gates one of the most influential people of the 20th century. Due to huge success of business magnet, Bill gates net worth is growing consistently. What do you say on this. Don’t forget to leave your thought below.

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