Bill Gates is worth $96 billion and he plans to give most of it away — here’s how he spends his money now, from a luxury car collection to incredible real estate


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Bill and Melinda Gates released their 2019 annual letter, highlighting the biggest surprises of 2018.
Gates, the world’s second-richest person, has an estimated net worth of $96.5 billion, according to Forbes.
While he indulges in a few luxuries, they make up only a fraction of his fortune.
He mainly spends his billions on charity through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and plans to give away most of his fortune.

Bill and Melinda Gates released their 2019 annual letter, in which they highlighted the biggest surprises of 2018, from sexist data to the extinction of textbooks.

Gates, the cofounder of Microsoft, is the world’s second-richest person, sitting on an estimated net worth of $96.5 billion, according to Forbes.

It’s hard to imagine what to do with that amount of money, but Gates knows how to make the most of it. While he has some indulgences — like a Washington estate worth $125 million, a private airplane, and a luxury-car collection — they make up only a fraction of his massive fortune.

He and wife, Melinda, previously said it’s unfair they’re so rich. Instead of spending billions on themselves, they often donate it to charity through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. They’ve also pledged to give away most of their fortune through the Giving Pledge, which they launched in 2010.

See how Gates spends his billions.

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Bill Gates, the cofounder of Microsoft, has an estimated net worth of about $95 billion, making him the world’s second-richest person.

Source: Forbes

If he spent $1 million a day, it would take him more than 245 years to spend his fortune. Here’s how he spends his money.

Source: Business Insider

Gates has invested in a variety of stocks and assets and launched a $1 billion investment fund, Breakthrough Energy, with 20 others.

Source: Forbes

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