1 day ago · In 2004, he became a director of Berkshire Hathaway, the investment company headed by long-time friend Warren Buffett. In 1987, Gates was listed as a billionaire in Forbes magazine's 400 Richest People in America issue, worth $1.25 billion at the time, and was the world's youngest self-made billionaire.
- US$145.3 billion (as of June 2021)
- Harvard University (dropped out)
1 day ago · On June 25, 2006, Warren Buffett (then the world's richest person, estimated worth of $62 billion as of April 16, 2008) pledged to give the foundation approximately 10 million Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares (then valued at $3,071 each, before a 50–1 stock split in 2010) spread over multiple years through annual contributions, with the ...