Rory John Gates is an American national and the only son of tech mogul and billionaire Bill Gates and Melinda Gates. His father is one of the founding members of the world’s largest and most renowned software company Microsoft. He is now the fourth-richest person in the world with a net worth of $124 billion. Furthermore, Bill and Melinda are philanthropists and co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Roy attended Lakeside School just like the rest of the family. Rory will receive his share of $10 to $20 million once he inherits his parent’s wealth. You may wonder why would a son of a billionaire would receive a paltry sum. This is because Bill Gates has pledged to donate a majority of his wealth to charities leaving only a puny amount to his children each.
Rory John Gates Biography
Rory John Gates
He was born on May 23, 1999, and he’s now 23 years old.
Seattle, Washington, United States
He has English, Irish, German and Scots-Irish roots.
- Father: Bill Gates (Business Mogul, Investor, Author, Philanthropist, Humanitarian, Co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation)
- Mother: Melinda Gates (Philanthropist, Co-chair at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
- Siblings: Jennifer Gates (Oder Sister) (Equestrian Athlete and Social Media Star), and Phoebe Adele Gates (Younger Sister) (Student)
- Relatives: William Henry Gates (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Maxwell (Paternal Grandmother), Raymond Joseph French (Maternal Grandfather), Elaine Agnes Amerland (Maternal Grandmother)
Rory was educated at the prestigious Lakeside School, an elite private school in Seattle, Washington, United States. His father, Bill, and his siblings, Jennifer and Phoebes have also attended the same school. The school is listed as the number one school in the state f Washington.
Following that, he obtained his degree in Computer Science and Economics from Duke University and an MBA degree from the Fuqua School of Business.
Rory lives with his family in their lavish mansion dubbed Xanadu 2.0 overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. The property is now worth over $148 million that boasts a lot of amenities, including an artificial stream and a beach.
Rory John Gates Love Life
It looks like that Rory is not dating anyone at the moment. He is currently focused on his studies and has tried very hard to keep his love life away from the spotlight. In case he’s in a relationship, he has no plans of revealing it to the public yet.
5 feet 11 inches or 181 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Rory John Gates Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Rory John Gates has a net worth of an estimated $20 million in 2023. He’s still a student and not much is known about his future plans. Neither Roy nor his father has revealed if he will take over the company or pursue a career on his own.
Rory John Gates Facts
He is the middle child and the only son of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates.
He was raised in a strict household where his father didn’t allow him and his siblings to have mobile phones until the age of 14.
Roy is very close to his mother.
He is a feminist.
He is not on social media.
In addition to his mother tongue, he can speak fluent Spanish and German.