Who Currently Owns Microsoft?

Who is the current owner of Microsoft?

Bill Gates

Who owns the majority of Microsoft?

Bill Gates

Is Bill Gates still part of Microsoft?

He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.

Bill Gates
OccupationSoftware developer investor entrepreneur philanthropist
Years active1975–present
Known forCo-founder of Microsoft
Net worthUS$99.5 billion (April 2020)

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Who bought Microsoft from Bill Gates?

When IBM couldn’t or wouldn’t make a deal with Kildall, Microsoft bought what became MS DOS from Seattle Computer Products for $50,000 and licensed it to IBM. It was written by Tim Paterson, who mimicked CP/M’s application programming interface.