Melinda Gates Biography, Age, Husband & Net Worth

Melinda Ann Gates (born 15 August 1964) is the ex-wife to an American billionaire, Bill Gates better known for her philanthropic works.

Melinda Gates Facts

  • Full Name: Melinda Ann Gates
  • Age: 56 years (2021)
  • Date of Birth: August 15th, 1964
  • Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, United States.
  • Net Worth: $2.4 billion
  • Nationality: American

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Melinda Gates

  1. She studied both Computer Science and Economics at the Duke University.
  2. She co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which is worth over $50 billion and has helped the health sector of more than $130 billion.
  3. Melinda Gates received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama in 2016. This is the highest honor a US civilian can get.
  4. According to Forbes Magazine, she is one of the most powerful women in the world.
  5. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donated $1.75 billion during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.
  6. She has planned to give a large chunk of her fortune to charity.
  7. Her dad was an Apollo program engineer and was lucky to watch lots of rocket launches.
  8. She has been a lover of Technology since her childhood days.
  9. Melinda never planned to work at Microsoft. She was going for IBM when a recruiter changed her mind and she opted her the company.
  10. She got married to Bill Gates in 1994 and the marriage ended in 2021.
Updated: July 16, 2021 — 7:30 pm

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