How rich is Paul Allen?
Paul Allen Net Worth:
|Birth date:||January 21, 1953|
|Birth place:||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||171 lbs (77.55 kg)|
|Profession:||Programmer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Investor, Film Producer, Television producer, Inventor, Philanthropist|
|Education:||Lakeside School, Washington State University|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Parents:||Faye G. Allen, Kenneth S. Allen|
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Paul Allen wiki & biography:
Paul Allen Net Worth $132 Million
It’s been known that among the richest entrepreneurs and businesspeople in the world Paul Allen net worth reaches 13.2 billion dollars. His sources of his incomes include programming, being involved in company, investing and philanthropy. Certainly one of his most notable developments is the development of Microsoft which he founded jointly with Bill Gates.
In 2012, Paul Allen’s name was included in the set of the richest individuals on the planet, where he got the 48th position. In addition, Paul Allen is called a creator of Vulcan, Inc. business where he is also a chairman. It is also certainly one of the very essential sources of Paul Allen net worth.
Talking about his investments, Paul Allen is known as among the richest investors. PaulAllen portfolio includes real estates, technology businesses and media. In addition, he’s called being involved with two sports team which he own. Those are the Portland Trail Blazers which plays in the National Basketball Association along with the Seattle Seahawks which plays in the National Football League.
In 1975, Paul Allen teamed up with Bill Gates and created a first version of Microsoft. In addition, he got involved into marketing of a programming language interpreter called Basic. Also, Paul Allen is credited with the creation of the name ‘Microsoft” that is known and used by billions of people all over the planet. Afterwards, Paul Allen and Bill Gates signed a contract with IBM which led Paul Allen and Bill Gates to get to be the richest people on the planet.
Certainly one of the very private things about Paul Allen is that in 1982 he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Yet, Paul was successfully treated. Additionally, it has been rumored that because of this disorder, Paul Allen started to restrict himself in the involvement with Microsoft. In 2000, he officially declared that he was leaving the firm. Yet, Paul Allen was offered a position of an adviser in the company.
In the same year it was reported that Paul Allen sold 68 million of shares of Microsoft, nonetheless 138 million of shares remain in his position which add vast amounts to Paul Allen net worth. In 2007 and 2008, the list of the Most Powerful People had his name in it.