Melinda Gates Net Worth

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Melinda Gates Net Worth
Net Worth:
$70 Billion
Date of Birth
August 15, 1964
Place of Birth
Dallas
Profession
Businessperson

Melinda Gates net worth: Melinda Gates is an American businesswoman and philanthropist who has a net worth of $70 billion. Melinda Gates is the wife of Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, with whom she co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The foundation's goals are to reduce extreme poverty, improve education and enhance healthcare. Gates was born Melinda Ann French on August 15, 1964 in Dallas, Texas. She attended St. Monica Catholic School, and graduated as valedictorian from Ursuline Academy of Dallas in 1982. In 1986 she graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in computer science and economics, and the following year she graduated with an MBA from Duke's Fuqua School of Business. She was also a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority while in college. She began working at Microsoft, where she met Bill Gates. The two wed in 1994, and Melinda Gates has played a part in a number of Microsoft's multimedia products, including Encarta, Expedia, Microsoft Bob and Publisher. In 2005, she and her husband were named Time's People of the Year, along with Bono from U2. In 2006, she chaired The Campaign For Children to expand facilities, fund uncompensated care and grow the Seattle Children's Hospital's research program. In 2009, she and her husband received honorary degrees from the University of Cambridge. Since 2011, she's been ranked in the top 10 of Forbes' annual list of Top 100 Most Powerful Women, reaching #3 in 2013.

Melinda Gates Net Worth

Melinda Gates Net Worth

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Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates

Melinda French Gates, wife of billionaire Bill Gates, is the co-founder and co-chairman of Bill Melinda Gates Foundation. She has received awards like the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation and the Order of the Aztec Eagle for her philanthropic work arou...
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Date of Birth
  • August 15, 1964
Nicknames
  • Melinda Ann French
  • Melinda French Gates
Ethnicity
  • Caucasian race
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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