Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, one of the richest in the world, bought 242 thousand acres (about 979 thousand square kilometers) of agricultural land in the United States, becoming the largest landowner in the country.
Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, one of the richest names in the world, purchased 242 thousand acres (approximately 979 thousand square kilometers) of agricultural land from many states of the USA.
COVERS 18 STATES
With this initiative, Gates became the largest private farmland owner in the USA. American media reported that Gates has created a huge portfolio of farmland covering 18 states, following reports that Gates bought agricultural land in places like Florida and Washington.
His wealth folded in the coronavirus
According to the US Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the world’s richest people added wealth to their fortunes in 2020, which was in the shadow of the new type of corona virus (Covid-19). According to the list updated on the first day of 2021, despite the Covid-19 outbreak, the total increase in the wealth of those who entered the billionaire list in 2020 reached 31 percent. It was noted that this increase was the highest in the history of the index published for 8 years.
FIRST THREE WITH 132 BILLION DOLLARS OF Wealth
In the list where the top 5 names have more than $ 100 billion, Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos 190, Tesla and SpaceX Senior Manager Elon Musk 170, Microsoft founder Bill Gates 132, French businessperson Bernard Arnault 114 and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg It seems to have a fortune of 104 billion dollars.