Melinda Gates is a businesswoman of American ethnicity who is a philanthropist too and is best known for her work in her foundation Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which is working to improve living standards of people around the world. Melinda is also known around the world as the wife of one of the most influential men in the world, Bill Gates. Now let’s have a close look at Melinda Gates’s net worth in 2018.
Melinda Ann French was born on 15th of August in the year 1964 in Dallas, Texas. She did her schooling at St. Monica Catholic School and then she joined Ursuline Academy of Dallas. She graduated in the year 1982 with a degree of valedictorian. She also holds a degree from Duke University in computer science and economics and a degree from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business of MBA.
After her graduation, she began working at Microsoft, and after some time she fell in love with the Bill Gates. The couple got married in the year 1994. After their marriage, Melinda left her work for her family. The couple has three children. The family is living happily in their house on the shore of Lake Washington.
After her graduation, Melinda started working in Microsoft as a product manager. She contributed in many products like Expedia, Microsoft Bob, and many m. While working in the enterprise, she fell in love with the founder and owner of the enterprise, Bill Gates. The couple got married, and after that, she left her job and began concentrating on her family.
In the year 2000, Melinda with her husband Bill founded a foundation named as Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This foundation has worked a lot for the betterment of the lives of people around the world. They invest in reducing poverty, increasing education and health improvements in many countries.
The organization is also working great in the field of women empowerment. The philanthropy of the Gates has attracted other donors too. Gates Foundation is the wealthiest organization in the world right now as per worth.
Awards & Achievements
Melinda Gates is one of the most influential women around the world. She has been honoured many times for her great works. She has been listed as number three in the Top 100 Most Powerful Women around the World. She has also been awarded the Padma Bhushan by India in the year 2015, Presidential Medal of Freedom by the USA in the year 2016, Bambi Millennium Award in the year 2013, and many more notable awards by various countries. Melinda and her husband are also honoured by honorary degrees from Cambridge University.
Net Worth of Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates has a net worth of $20 billion right now. She is famous as a philanthropist and as the wife of one of the richest men in the world, Bill Gates. The couple is listed as number two in the list of the richest couples in the world with a net worth of $89.6 billion. They have earned most of their net worth through the Microsoft. They give their most of the income in their organization Gates Foundation to help the needy.
Melinda Gates is a businesswoman of American ethnicity who has earned a net worth of $20 billion. She is a lady with a golden heart. She with her husband is one of the richest couples in the world but still, they believe in helping rather than accumulating, so they donate most of their money to help the needy. We hope the lady will prosper more in her life.