No, Bill Gates does not own any super yacht. He is however often linked to large yachts around the world, naming them ‘the yacht of Bill Gates’. Bill Gates does have a lot of relatives, friends and business partners who do own large yachts. Therefore Bill Gates is often spotted at large super yachts around the world. For example his 1994 honeymoon was on Paul Allen’s yacht Charade, in 2012 he was spotted in Belize on Dennis Washington’s motor yacht Attessa. Yachts often wrongly named Bill Gates’ yacht are: Octopus (owned by his business partner Paul Allen), Skat (owned by his other business partner/ employee Charles Simonyi) and recently Attessa, owned by US billionaire Dennis Washington.
Bill Gates is the co-
Bill Gates owns a large hillside house in King County, Medina overlooking Lake Washington.
According to the county’s 2012 tax records the house has a value of USD 120 million.
The house was designed by James Cutler Architects and Bohlin Cywinksi Jackson, in
a Pacific Lodge style. Bill Gates’ house is known for its technology. The house features
home automation with a central computer adjusting lighting, temperature and music
when a guest enters a room. The 66,000-
In 2013 Bill Gates acquired a US$ 8.7 million Wellington, Florida mansion. The house has extensive equestrian facilities, such as a show jumping area and a 20 stall barn. The Gates family uses the house when their daughter Jennifer is training for her successful show jumping career.
Bill Gates is the owner of a Bombardier BD-