How much money does Bill Gates make a second?

Microsoft principle founder Bill Gates participates in a discussion during a luncheon of the Economic Club of Washington June 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Gates discussed various topics...

Imagine taking a deep breath and realising you've just earned hundreds of dollars.

Are you ready to venture into the mind of a genius? 

Netflix has finally released their exciting new documentary series - Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates - which focuses its lens on the American business magnate. 

The 63-year-old is the founder of the Microsoft Corporation and is known for many things, but mostly, people just know him as a genius. He launched the company with Paul Allen back in 1975 and since then his impact on the landscape of technology has changed our lives forever. 

So, why not get to know him a little better? On so many occasions, Forbes has declared him the richest person in the world, but how much does he actually make?

Bill Gates attends the Telluride Film Festival 2019 on August 31, 2019 in Telluride, Colorado.Bill Gates attends the Telluride Film Festival 2019 on August 31, 2019 in Telluride, Colorado.

How much money does Bill Gates make a second?

According to The Street, Bill Gates makes $127 per second!

This was determined by Forbes Magazine in their dive into the richest people in the world. This relates to the figure of how much money he made per second just last year. 

However, with his net worth increasing from 2017 to 2018 by $4 billion, we imagine every second is a little sweeter for Bill in 2019 - we'll get to that!

How about a day?

As offered by the same source - and during the same time period - the tech mogul was raking in $10,959,000 a day... a day!

It's crazy, who could even imagine. That works out to $456,625 per hour and $7,610 per minute. 

Looking at his net worth now, his growth all comes into perspective... 


Bill Gates' net worth

As highlighted by Forbes, Bill Gates is the second richest person in the world and his net worth is $105.8B, as of Friday, September 20th 2019. The richest is founder, CEO, and president of Amazon, Jeff Bezos. 

For more interesting information about Bill, there's no better place to head to than David Guggenheim's Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates on Netflix. With a range of footage, interviews and beyond, it's a must-see. 

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