Bill Gates Biography, Age, Family, Height, and Net Worth

According to Forbes Count, Willian Henry ‘Bill’ Gates III, the renowned co-founder of Microsoft, is the sixth richest person in the world. The world’s real-time billionaire divorced his Wife Miranda Gates in 2021 after nearly three decades of marriage.

Bill Gates
Bill Gates

In the latest news, the billionaire’s daughter Jennifer announced her pregnancy in November 2022. Let us have a look at Bill Gates’s latest news, net worth, age, height, weight, health, and personal life.


Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington, USA on October 28, 1955.He is 68 years old as of 2023.

Bill Gates Height and Weight

He is 5’’ 10” (178 cm) tall and weighs 154 lbs. (70 Kg).

Bill Gates Education Background

Bill attended Lakeside School and Harvard College, Harvard University. He wrote his first software program at 13 years as a student at Lakeside Prep School.

He dropped out of college to start a business with his friend Allen.

Bill Gates Net worth

On the latest news, Gates is worth $103.3 Billion according to Forbes 2023. This includes his porche car collection and jets.

Gates parents

Bill’s Father was William H. Gates Sr., and his mother’s name was Mary Maxwell Gates. He was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, in a wealthy family.

His father was a successful lawyer whereas his mother was an executive and businessman.

Bill Siblings

Gates has two sisters, one older than him is called Kristianne and the other one who is younger than him is called Libby.

Bill Gates Wife and Children

Bill married his wife Melinda French in 1994. The billionaire has two daughters and one son; Jennifer Catherine Gates born on 26th April 1996, Phoebe Adele Gates who was born on 14th September 2002, and Rory John Gates born in 1999. The children will inherit $10 million each despite of his great wealth

Bill Divorce

Bill gates split from Melinda Gates announced in May 2021 came as a surprise to many people. The couple had been married for 27 years. The two announced on Twitter that they were going their separate ways.

This was prior to the month that the two announced their divorce, the Microsoft founder was being investigated for an alleged affair with an engineer beginning in 2000. Melinda stated in an interview that she had reasons for divorcing Bill and she could no longer stay in the marriage.

Bill Gates’s Latest News

Gates’ 26-year-old daughter, Jennifer, and her husband, Nayel Nassar, are expecting their first baby in Gates Foundation.It’s a nonprofit fighting poverty, disease, and inequity around the world.

Among its roles are supporting children living in global poverty, improving education, pandemic preparedness, and the fight against polio and AIDS. Pope Francis acknowledged the foundation severally in his speech.

Bill Gates Career

In the year 1975, Bill Gates started his company Microsoft along with his childhood friend Late Paul Allen. They both started Microsoft with the vision of a “computer on every desktop, and in every home,” and see this vision of Mr. Gates has turned into a reality in many parts of the world.

Bill Achievements

Breakthrough Energy Ventures is a finance company seeking to finance, launch, and scale companies that will eliminate greenhouse gas emissions throughout the global economy.

Part of Breakthrough Energy’s network of investment vehicles, BEV has raised more than $2 billion in committed capital to support more than 90 cutting-edge companies.

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