Phoebe Adele Gates is a young celebrity who is the third and the youngest daughter of the world’s second-richest man, Bill Gates. Phoebe has had a strong passion for computers like her father from an early age but nowadays she is more involved in arts. She has shown interest in changing the world like her parents and is often seen attending charity events organized by her parents’ charitable organization- Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Phoebe was ranked in 10th position among the “World’s Ten Most Powerful Kids” a few years ago by a website called “Wonderlist”.Phoebe is currently reported to be learning ballet in New York City in one of the most prestigious ballet institutions.
Phoebe Adele Gates EarlyLife and Background
Phoebe Adele Gates was born to Melinda Gates in Seattle, Washington, United States on September 14, 2002. Her birth name is Phoebe Adele Gates and she is American by nationality but her ethnicity is German and Irish. Her parents are Bill Henry Gates and Melinda Ann Gates. Her father Bill Gates is an entrepreneur, business magnate, investor, software developer, and philanthropist who is best known as the founder of Microsoft Corporation. Bill Gates previously held the title of the world’s richest man for many years but is currently the second richest man in the world when he was overtaken by Jeff Bezos. Phoebe’s mother Melinda Ann Gates is best known as the co-chairman of the charitable organization “Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation”
Phoebe being the youngest among the Gates has two elder siblings; a brother, Rory John Gates who has just recently graduated from Lakeside School, Seattle, WA.Phoebe’s other sibling is her elder sister, Jennifer Catherine Gates who is an equestrian rider and is studying at Stanford University pursuing a degree in Biology. Her maternal grandparents are Raymond Joseph French and Elaine Agnes Amerland whereas her paternal grandparents are Mary Maxwell and William Henry Gates.
Even though Phoebe and her siblings were born with a silver spoon, they grew up in a strict household and were not allowed to have cellphones before they were at least 13 years old. So Phoebe has only been using her cellphone for just four years now even though she’s 17 years old right now. Even after being allowed to use cellphones, their father introduced a screen time cap to make sure his children were not addicted to using mobiles.Phoebe studied at “Professional Children’s School” and “The Julliard School” in New York and is currently completing her higher studies at “The Lakeside School” which has been attended previously by her father and siblings.
Phoebe’s had an extraordinary lifestyle even as a young child cause of her parents. Phoebe’s parents had tried their best to keep her away from media’s attention and had kept her life as private as they could and that’s the reason why she was able to stay away from media in her early years. Even right now she does not have an active social media account.Phoebe has trained in ballet from an early age and is currently attending an art course in Ballet at “Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts” in New York City.Phoebe had been interested in computers like her father in her early days but her interests have changed these days and she seems keen on pursuing arts.
Phoebe Adele Gates Net Worth
Even though she is a minor, Phoebe holds a great fortune being the daughter of one of the richest men in the world, Bill Gates whose current estimated net worth is $104.6 Billion. Her current net worth is $10 Million. She resides with her family in a spectacular mansion worth $124 Million which has been named “Xanadu 2.0”. The mansion comes with an in-house gym, a full-sized library, a reception hall, and a swimming pool which comes with a specially designed underwater sound system. The maintenance cost of the mansion alone has been reported to exceed $1 million annually.Her father, Bill Gates has stated that he intends to give only 1% off his multi-billion dollar fortune as an inheritance to his children.
Phoebe Adele Gates has shown that she is more interested in doing what she’s interested in, rather than chasing after money. She has proved to be a great example of a kid raised in a strict environment even though she’s from a rich family and has been shaped with the right mindset.