He gradually sold most of his holdings in Microsoft and diversified into many other investments. The money that Mr. Gates got from the sale of his Microsoft shares and the dividends and increased value of the shares and other investments that he bought with that money is what makes Mr. Gates so wealthy today.
Likewise, how much does Bill Gates make in a day?
$4 billion in a single year. That averages out to approximately $10,959,000 a day, which is also about $456,625 per hour, $7,610 per minute, and $127 per second. That means in the time it took me to calculate that and write it out, Gates likely made tens of thousands of dollars.
What made Bill Gates the richest man in the world?
In October 2017, he was surpassed by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who had an estimated net worth of US$90.6 billion compared to Gates' net worth of US$89.9 billion at the time.
|Known for||Co-founder of Microsoft DreamWorks Interactive MSNBC|
|Net worth||US$105.6 billion (May 2020)|
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How much is Donald Trump worth now?
2.1 billion USD (2020)