Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Bill Gates’s Net Worth Hits $90 Billion

The net worth of the world’s richest person Bill Gates hit $90 billion on Friday, fueled by gains in public holdings including Canadian National Railway Company and Ecolab Inc. Gates’s fortune is now $13.5 billion bigger than that of the world’s second-wealthiest person, Spanish retail mogul Amancio Ortega, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. At $90 billion, the Microsoft Corp. co-founder’s net worth is equal to 0.5 percent of U.S. GDP.

(via Bloomberg)


  1. Which would run the federal government in the U.S. for less than 9 days. That's why taxing the rich is such a joke.

  2. Gatess is not the richest person and compared to the rothschild family would live in poverty