Bill Gates needs no introduction. Co-founder of world’s no. 1 software company Microsoft, Bill Gates had been held the world’s richest man title for the longest time. Here we have listed 10 ‘exciting things’ that Bill Gates owns.
Bill Gates owns a private jet as well. The Bombardier BD-700 can compete against high-end corporate jets like Boeing 737 BBJ, Gulfstream V and Airbus ACJ319.
The Microsoft co-founder owns a massive trampoline which is kept in his house. The room in which the trampoline is kept has a 20-foot high ceiling. It’s unknown how big the trampoline itself is.
It’s hardly a wonder that Gates’ big house has its own home theatre. What’s interesting is that it has an Art Deco style and even a popcorn machine. The theatre can accommodate 20 guests.
Bill Gates is known to be an art lover and his private collection of artworks is perhaps even more popular.
Gates’ collection includes an oil painting named ‘Lost on the Grand Banks’ by Winslow Homer, which he purchased at $36 million.
Another work of art that he collected is ‘Polo Crowd’ by George Bellows, bought for $28 million.
The kind of interiors this man has, anyone would die for it!
Bill Gates’ house has a 60 feet pool which is located in its own 3,900-square-foot building.
The pool also has its own underwater music system.
Artificial Stream And A Beach
Bill Gates owns an artificial stream and a beach. The stream and wetland estuary are kept stocked with salmon and sea-run cutthroat trout.
Speaking of the beach, it has sand that it delivered in large quantities by a barge from St Lucia each year.
The Microsoft co-founder is quite known for his love of cars. He owns a series of modern and antique cars.
Gates’ collection includes a 1988 Porsche 959 Coupe, a Porsche 911 Carrera and a Porsche 930.
Bill Gates’ house has a 2,100-square-foot library with a domed roof and two secret bookcases.
The enormous library reportedly houses the Codex Leicester, a 16th century Leonardo da Vinci manuscript that Bill Gates bought for $30.8 million at an auction in 1994.
Reportedly, it took Bill Gates 7 years and $63 million to have his house constructed. The tech magnate also pays around $1 million in property tax every year.
According to a different report, Gates’ house was worth $123.54 as of 2014.