How Much Is Bill Gates Worth?

As one of the world’s richest men, Bill Gates has amounted to a wealth well beyond regular folks’ comprehension. But, how rich is he truly? 

We investigated, so keep reading!

How Much Is Bill Gates Worth?

(Source: Investopedia)

According to recent numbers, Bill Gates’s wealth is estimated at around $123 billion. With that, he is currently the fourth richest man in the world, standing behind Elon Musk, now the richest man on earth, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, and Bernard Arnault of Louis Vuitton.

More Info on Bill Gates’ Wealth

Bill Gates has been one of the richest people in the world for decades now. So, let’s find out how much he makes in a day when he became a billionaire and other stats and facts about his riches!

How Much Does Bill Gates Make A Day?

(Source: Don’t Die Wondering)

If we consider how much money Bill Gates has made in recent years, we can estimate his daily earnings at $10,959,000. It means that he makes $456,000 in an hour every day. No wonder he’s one of the world’s wealthiest!

How Much Is The Bill Gates Foundation Worth?

(Source: Forbes)

Landing on the list of one of the largest philanthropic organizations, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has an endowment of over $50 billion.

Since their divorce, Melinda has kept donating money to the foundation, but she said she plans to distribute her wealth between different organizations.

Bill Gateswealth after divorce is lower than usual.

(Source: Independent)

Following his divorce from Melinda French Gates, Bill Gates’s net worth put him at the lowest he’s been in 30 years on the Forbes 400 rich list. Since 1991, Bill Gates has been either first or second on the list. 

If the couple hadn’t divorced, Bill Gates would still not occupy the first or second slot but would be third rather than fourth.

Gates first became a billionaire in 1986.

(Source: Britannica /Forbes Bill Gates)

Bill Gates worth jumped to tens of billions within the first decade of being a billionaire. That’s the same year he first appeared on the Forbes 400 rich list. Just a year later, he became the world’s youngest billionaire. He was worth $1.25 billion at 31.

Bill Gates will leave only $10 million to each of his children.

(Source: Market Realist)

Most of Bill Gates’ money will go to charity. Jennifer, Rory, and Phoebe will receive only $10 million each of their dad’s wealth. So, their dad’s money will affect Bill Gateskids net worth, but not as much as expected, considering he’s currently the fourth wealthiest man.

Melinda Gates is worth $11.4 billion.

(Source: Financial Post)

Melinda French Gates has been building a firm called Pivotal Ventures, and she has primarily been focused on helping American families and women. 

Together with her then-husband, they signed up for the Giving Pledge, meaning they both plan on giving away most of their wealth to charity.

Wrapping Up

We know Bill Gates is rich. But did you know how rich he is? Now you do! Splurging on houses and yachts doesn’t even sound like splurging when your worth is over a hundred billion! Have you ever thought about what you would do if you had that kind of money?


Ema is an ESL teacher (who is highly curious about technology in education) and a content writer. She enjoys writing on all sorts of subjects and she loves a good challenge. When she’s not working, you can find her reading a mystery thriller or watching “Shutter Island” for the umpteenth time.

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