How much of Microsoft did Bill Gates own?
Who is the largest shareholder of Microsoft?
The largest individual Microsoft shareholder continues to be former CEO Steve Ballmer. Gates is the second largest, and current Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is No. 3. Ballmer has been Microsoft’s largest individual shareholder since 2014 or so.
How many shares of Apple Does Bill Gates Own?
So how just how much money did Bill Gates miss out on – Apple has since been performing so well since 2003 that its stock increased twice in that time once at a 2:1 ratio in 2005 and a 7:1 ratio in 2007. Thus, the 18.2 million shares then would be approximately 255 million shares today.
Does Bill Gates still work at Microsoft?
Since leaving day-to-day operations at Microsoft, Gates has continued his philanthropy and works on other projects. On February 4, 2014, Gates stepped down as chairman of Microsoft to become “technology advisor” alongside CEO Satya Nadella.