Steve Ballmer is now the largest shareholder of Microsoft. Bill Gates has diversified his holdings and has very little Microsoft. Microsoft share prices doubled over the last two years and quadrupled over the last five years.
About half of Steve Ballmer’s net worth is from Microsoft. If Microsoft doubles again then Steve Ballmer will get very close to the wealth of Bill Gates and could pass Gates. Gates also tends to make regular charitable donations.
SOURCES – Bloomberg Billionaires
Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com
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