|Date of Birth:||1999 May 23|
|Age:||18 years old|
|place_of_birth||Seattle, Washington, United States|
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Rory John Gates is the only son of business tycoon and famous inventor Bill Gate's and his wife, Melinda Gates.
The second children and only son of Melinda Gates and Bill Gates, Rory John Gates was born on May 23, 1999, in Seattle, Washington, United States and the young man is now at the age of 18. His father, Bill Gates is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. He along with Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft in 1975, which became the world's largest PC software company.
Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect at Microsoft and Gates was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Likewise, his mother, Melinda Gates is a businesswoman and philanthropist and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She used to work at Microsoft, where she was project manager for Microsoft Bob, Encarta, and Expedia.
His grandfather William H. Gates Sr. was a prominent lawyer whereas his grandmother, Mary Maxwell Gates used to serve on the board of directors for First Interstate BancSystem and the United Way. His father's maternal grandfather is JW Maxwell, a national bank president. He is also the grandson of Raymond Joseph French Jr., an aerospace engineer and Elaine Agnes Amerland, a homemaker from his mother's side.
Rory's elder sister's name is Jennifer Katharine Gates. She loves horse riding and has participated in the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida that boasts of 2,800 riders from 49 states. He also has a younger sister named, Phoebe Adele Gates.
He and his elder sister Jennifer were not allowed to use mobile phones until they were 13 years old. Rory attended Lakeside School, Seattle's most elite, fancypants private school.
Rory gains English, German and Irish heritages from his father Bill and mother Melinda. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His elder aunt, Kristi Gates is a tax accountant of his father's company, whereas his younger aunt Libby, lives in Seattle with her family.
His father Bill Gates was previously the richest man in the world, but in 2010, he got shifted down a spot after he decided to give away $28 billion to the right causes.
The estimated value of the Gates’ house is $123 Million which has an underground sound system in the swimming pool and different other facilities like a computer screen in the wall which helps to change pictures on the wall according to the manual needs of guests and persons living in the house.
Additionally, the house has home theaters, multiple garages, and more than five kitchens but we don't know if Rory will receive a sole heritage as Bill has announced that he would donate most of his property and only let his children including Rory John Gates own a little amount of his property as he believes that his son and daughters do not need much wealth and they need to be independent and able to work out for themselves.
Rory donates one-third of his pocket money to charity. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation matches the exact amount and makes a double donation of what he decides to give to the charity. His net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
His net worth above has been reported from a number of credible sources and websites. However, several factors affect a celebrity’s net worth, such as taxes, management fees, investment gains or losses, etc. Therefore, the above value, income or earnings statistics may not be 100% accurate.