How rich is Bill Gates? He became a billionaire at the age of 31, with a private plane and a 100m yacht


Tencent technology news according to foreign media reports, Bill Gates co founded Microsoft with Paul Allen in 1975 and has long been one of the richest people in the world. His net worth was exposed during his divorce from his wife Melinda.
Great wealth
Over the years, the businessman has made dozens of luxury purchases, but he also spent a lot of money on charity.
Bill and his wife Melinda announced in May that they would end their 27 year marriage, but said they planned to continue working together at the bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Gates is considered to be worth about $130 billion and is currently the fourth richest man in the world. He became a billionaire at the age of 31, but it was reported that he did not immediately squander money. However, he later spent a lot of money.
It is reported that Gates owns a bombardier bd-700 Global Express long-range high-speed transport plane, another private plane and a 439 foot long (about 134 meters) super yacht.
real estate
He spent tens of millions of dollars on real estate. It is reported that the business tycoon spent $63 million to build his own estate in Medina, Washington. The manor called Xanadu 2.0 has a 60 foot swimming pool, a 2100 square foot library, a home theater that can accommodate 20 guests and various garages that can park 23 cars.
Gates also owns several other properties in the United States and around the world.
He has a 4.5-acre resort ranch in Wellington, Florida, and he bought it for $27 million. He also owns Rancho pasiana, a 228 acre ranch in California, which he bought for $18 million.
In 2020, gates purchased a seaside house in Delma, California. The house, worth $43 million, has six bedrooms, a Jacuzzi that can hold 10 people and a swimming pool.
In addition, Gates has invested in various luxury hotels around the world through his personal investment company cascade.
It is reported that since they announced their divorce, Gates has transferred more than $3 billion of shares to Melinda, who is about to become his ex-wife.
Gates transferred more than $850 million in shares of Deere & Co., an equipment manufacturer, to Melinda. He also transferred Melinda’s approximately $2.4 billion stake in AutoNation Inc., Coca Cola bottling plant and other companies.
Bill and Melinda have signed a separation agreement. It is reported that they intend to keep the divorce as private as possible and continue to cooperate in their foundation.
People close to bill and Melinda Gates recently said that more details about the billionaire’s behavior will soon surface.
It is said that Gates has a relationship with his subordinates, forces employees to sign confidentiality agreements, and is “impolite” to the people who work for him and always “condescending”.
“For a long time, you have been told, ‘you have signed a confidentiality agreement, you can’t talk nonsense’.” An employee disclosed to the media and added that Gates always has lawyers on standby, “and these lawyers are not good lawyers”.
“He will ask you a question. When you answer, he will look at you and say, ‘this is not the right answer.'” The employee disclosed´╝ł Tencent Technology (reviser / Lexue)