Top 10 Richest People In The World - 5

5. Bill Gates

Age: 67
Birthplace: Washington
Co-founder: Microsoft (MSFT)
Net worth: $111 billion
Microsoft owns: 1.3% ($23.9 billion)
Other assets: Cascade Investment LLC ($51.66 billion public assets), $54 billion cash

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While at Harvard in 1975, Bill Gates worked with childhood friends Paul and Allen to develop new software for the original microcomputer.

Because of the success of the program, Gates left Harvard in his junior year to start Microsoft with Allen.

Top 10 Richest People In The World - 5

Top 10 Richest People In The World – 5

Microsoft, the world’s largest software company, also makes a variety of personal computers, distributes e-mail through its Exchange servers, and sells video game systems and related gaming equipment.

Recently, we have invested heavily in cloud services.

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Gates said he was promoted from chief executive to chairman in 2008.

In 2004, he joined the Berkshire Hathaway Board of Directors.

He resigned from two directorships effective March 13, 2020.

Bill Gates invests most of his net worth in his Cascade Investments LLC.

Cascade is a Canadian National Railway (CNR), Deere (DE), Republic Services (RSG) and private investment company with diversified interests in real estate and energy.

In 2000, two of Gates’ charities (the William Gates Foundation and the Gates His Learning Foundation) merged to form the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is still run by Gates and his Owned by ex-wife Melinda France Gates.

I’m here. owned and operated

Through the foundation, they spent billions of dollars fighting polio and malaria.

The foundation pledged $50 million in 2014 to fight Ebola.

As of 2021, the foundation has spent more than $1.9 billion on him to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2010, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett launched the Giving Pledge, an effort to encourage the wealthy to donate most of their wealth to charity.

Bill Gates and Melinda France are divorcing on August 2, 2021.

After the divorce, about $5 billion in stock was transferred to the French company Heath Gates.

Bill Gates is the largest private landowner in the United States with over 268,000 acres of land.

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