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Bill Gates Net Worth 2021

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Bill Gates net worth in?

Net worth $145.3 billion
Date of birth October 28, 1955
Full name William Henry Gates III
Occupation Software developer
investor
entrepreneur
Nationality American 
Education
Harvard University (dropped out)
Known for Co-founder of Microsoft

What is Bill Gates Net Worth ?

Bill Gates is an American business magnate, computer programmer, investor, philanthropist and author, Bill Gates  net worth 2021 is $145.3 billion. Bill Gates’s primary source of income is Microsoft. The company officially established on April 4, 1975, with Bill Gates as the CEO.

During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is considered one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.

Biography

Gates was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. In 1975, he co-founded Microsoft with childhood friend Paul Allen in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It became the world’s largest personal computer software company.

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Gates led the company as chairman and CEO until stepping down as CEO in January 2000, succeeded by Steve Ballmer, but he remained chairman of the board of directors and became chief software architect.

 During the late 1990s, he was criticized for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive. This opinion has been upheld by numerous court rulings.

In June 2008, Gates transitioned to a part-time role at Microsoft and full-time work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the private charitable foundation he and his ex-wife, Melinda Gates, established in 2000.

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 Ballmer stepped down as chairman of the board of Microsoft in February 2014 and assumed a new post as technology adviser to support the newly appointed CEO Satya Nadella.

In March 2020, Gates left his board positions at Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway to focus on his philanthropic efforts including climate change, global health and development, and education.

Since 1987, Bill Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people.

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 From 1995 to 2017, he held the Forbes title of the richest person in the world every year except from 2010 to 2013. 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’s net worth of US$89.9 billion at the time.

Bill Gates net worth is currently US$145 billion, making him the fourth-richest person in the world.

Later in his career and since leaving day-to-day operations at Microsoft in 2008, Gates has pursued many business and philanthropic endeavors.

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Bill Gates Companies

He is the founder and chairman of several companies, including BEN, Cascade Investment, bgC3, and TerraPower. He has given sizable amounts of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation reported to be the world’s largest private charity.

Through the foundation, he led an early 21st-century vaccination campaign which significantly contributed to the eradication of the wild poliovirus in Africa.

 In 2010, Gates and Warren Buffett founded The Giving Pledge, whereby they and other billionaires pledge to give at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

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He stepped down as Microsoft’s CEO in 2008, to concentrate with his charity work through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A charitable foundation he founded with his wife, Melinda. He is now the world’s second-richest person and United States’ richest person.

Since becoming a billionaire, Bill Gates has since donated over $28 billion to charities and encouraged over 40 of the world’s wealthiest to sign his “Giving Pledge,” aim to donate the majority of their wealth to charity during their lifetimes.

He started giving to charity in 1999 when he donated $16 billion in Microsoft stock to his family foundation. With Warren Buffett as one of the biggest donor, the foundation is now one of the biggest philanthropic institutions in the world.

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Gates has already gifted over $35 billion to charity, largely to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation—the world’s largest private philanthropy—which he chairs with his wife, Melinda. The foundation focuses on public health and is perhaps best known for its efforts alongside Rotary International to eradicate polio.

A native of Seattle, Gates was a precocious child. He spent so much time reading that his parents forbade him from bringing books to the dinner table. Later, as a high school senior, he took time away from classes to code with his friend Paul Allen at a power plant in North Bonneville, Washington.

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Etebo Oghenekaro Net Worth and Biography

Etebo Oghenekaro net worth
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Etebo Oghenekaro net worth and biography: Etebo Oghenekaro is a Nigerian midfield maestro who is currently playing his trade at Stoke City but was loaned out to Watford. Known for his stamina, composure and shot power as well as pinpoint passes, Etebo has established himself as an integral part of the Nigerian national team . Though he is yet to play for Europe elite teams just like his Nigerian counterparts, the 25 year old midfielder is doing great for himself. In this article, we will be considering some of the thrilling facts about Etebo Oghenekaro net worth, lifestyle and career.

Early Life

Oghenekaro Peter Etebo was born in Delta, Warri, Nigeria, on November 9,1995. From a very young age, he had started nurturing the desire to become a footballer as he began playing for Lord of Honor FC before signing a professional contract with the Warri Wolves of the Nigerian Premier League in 2012.

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Club Career 

Etebo Signed for Warri Wolves while he was still in college but he had to wait after graduation before making his official debut. In 2013, he was given his first start at Warri Wolves, an opportunity he grabbed with both hands, as he registered a hat-trick announcing himself in the Nigerian Premier League. 

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Etebo did not just stop there, but went on to register another hat-trick during their encounter with Wikki Tourists, which a set a record as the player with the fastest hat-trick in the Nigerian Premier League, in just 22 minutes. 

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He established as one of the most sought after midfielder in the Nigerian Premier League, scoring a total of 23 goals in 64 matches. 

Etebo’s outstanding performances in the Nigerian Premier League caught the  attention of Feirense, a Portuguese side which acquired his services in 2016 making the deal his first professional contract. 

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After joining Feirense, Etebo played an integral role in helping the club gain promotion to the Primer Liga. The following season, he also helped them to finish in the number eight position before sealing a move to Spanish side, Las Palmas. 

Etebo spent only one season at Las Palmas before he signed a new contract with English Premier League SIDE Stoke City in 2018.

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Etebo was outstanding in performance during his debut season with Stoke City, as he proved to be a mentally strong and physical player who made the heart of the midfield solid. He helped the Club to finish 16th in the League. 

However, the Nigerian midfield maestro could not safe the club from relegating, resulting in the dismissal of the then Manager Gary who was later replaced by Michael O’Neill. 

During the tender of Michael O’Neil, the successor of former Stoke  City’s manager, Gary, Etebo fail to impress and was therefore pushed down the pecking order, resulting in him being sent out on loan to various clubs such as Galatasaray, Getafe, and finally Watford which he is currently playing for. 

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So far, Etebo has played 6 times for the Watford, with his loan spell set to expire next summer unless the club decides to activate a new deal. 

International Career

Etebo began playing initially for the Nigerian U-23 back in 2015. He played for the U-23 for a year before he was called to the senior team. Prior to his senior team call up, he had played a total of 19 games for the Nigerian U-23 where he helped them to win the U-23 Africa Cup OF Nations held IN Senegal rounding up the tournament with five goals, the highest in the tournament. 

Etebo also played for the Super Eagles during the 2018 FIFA World Cup which was held in Russia and also started all three group stage matches. He has so far played a total of 38 matches for the national team. 

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Etebo Oghenekaro Net Worth

Undoubtedly, Etebo Oghenekaro net worth has increased over the years, currently he is believed to have a net worth within the range of $3 to $4 million. 

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Etebo Cars and Houses 

Due to his various short stints at different clubs, Etebo has not been able to settle in permanently into his personal house as such he doesn’t own a house abroad. 

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As for cars, not much is know about the midfielder’s collection of cars but he was seen cruising around in two different exotic cars at different times. He  was seen with a G-Wagon and a Mercedes Benz, but he is believed to own other several cars. 

Family

Etebo is happily married to Ebhota Bethel and their marriage is blessed with a boy and a girl whose names are, Wealth and Elo. 

Etebo’s Height

The Watford number 4 is about 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) tall with well-built physique. 

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Etebo Salary

Etebo currently earns a weekly salary of £29,000 which accumulates to £1,508,000. 

Etebo FIFA 21 Rating 

According to FIFA 21 rating, the overall rating of Peter Ohenekaro Etebo is 71. His agility is 84 while his strength is 80.

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