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For the first meeting this weekend, Bill Gates met with Ellen DeGeneres, the presenter. The Bloomberg Index says Gates is the founding father of Microsoft and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the second wealthiest individual in the globe with an estimate of $91.8 billion in assets. At the age of 31, Gates became an official multibillionaire - then the youngest multibillionaire in town.
However, increasing his banking didn't put him on a spending tour, Gates said during his interrogation with DeGeneres. "Gates said, "I don't have so many things that are flamboyant tastes, so it hasn't changed too much," and added that his main goal at the beginning was to be able to afford his staff, many of whom had family to look after.
Press Generes. "Gates said, I did it - I did it." Previously Gates described his private jet as "guilty pleasure" and "great pleasure". Mr. Gates also tells Mr. DeGeneres he has a streetcar room in his house, a $125 million villa in Medina, Washington, less than a mile away from Jeff Bezos, a millionaire.
Unsurprisingly, Gates doesn't stand for lavishness. In 2016, he and his Melinda woman gave more than $2 billion for concerns related to US healthcare, drug discovery and schooling. Keep an eye on Bill Gates for Ellen downstairs:
Gates is indulging his culpable pleasures.
Probably the wealthiest man in the whole wide kingdom, Bill Gates, doesn't care too much about it. Well, he does occasionally get a little bit blameworthy for having spent it. At several Reddit Ask-Me-Anything meetings he named his private jet his "guilty pleasure" and "his great pomp". Perhaps you're wondering why ownership of an airplane for Gates felt like a culpable frenzy because it's always chasing around the globe and has some fairly sophisticated safety requirements.
During his somewhat intimate, informal journey to the Philippines early this month, Melinda and his spouse Melinda were given a look at how they get on a private jet and take off. It'?s really obvious how big this private jet is: The Gates Endourage also said it took a chopper on the journey, but the Gates Foundation never has.
Throughout the journey, it was a little under the radar, which led to accounts that the nation's President was snubbing the millionaire by not seeing him. However, apparently the Gates were not on a political-social call and were not interested in a meet. Gates' aircraft has been widely publicized to be a Bombardier BD-700 Global Express, costing $40 million and accommodating up to 19 passengers.
All we can think of is the cost of flying this airplane between kerosene and crews.