Rory John Gates (Bill Gates Son) Age, Height, Biography, Wiki, Career

Rory John Gates ( born on 23rd May 1999) is an American poet and media personality. He is the son of the self-made billionaire Bill Gates, who co-founded the Microsoft.  His mother Melinda Gates is a philanthropist.  He wrote the poem titled Physics of Light and released it in April 2010 in his father’s website. 

Rory John Gates Biography

Rory John Gates Age, Height, Biography, Wiki

NameRory John Gates 
Nickname Rory
Profession Poet and media personality 
Date of birth 23rd May 1999 (20years old as of 2020) 
Zodiac Gemini 
Birthplace Seattle, Washington, United States of America 
Residence Medina, Washington, United States of America 
Nationality American 
School Lakeside School, Seattle, Washington, United States of America 
College / University Duke University and Fuqua School of Business 
Educational Qualifications Major in Computer Science and Economics and MBA
Height181cm or 1.81m or 5’11”
Weight 64kg or 141lbs
Body Measurements Chest:42, Waist: 30, Biceps: 10
Hair Colour Blonde
Eye Colour Blue
Shoes size 11 US 
Religion Christianity 
FatherBill Gates (entrepreneur, co founder of Microsoft, Programmer, investor, businessman inventor and philanthropist)
MotherMelinda Gates ( former general manager at Microsoft and Philanthropist)
Sisters Jennifer Katharine Gates (elder) and Phoebe Adele Gates (younger)
Paternal grandmother Mary Maxwell (businesswoman)
Paternal grandfather Bill Gates Sr. (Lawyer)
Maternal grandfather Raymond Joseph French (Aerospace engineer)
Maternal grandmother Elaine Agnes Amerland (home maker)
Relationship status Single
Net worth $20 Million 
Hobbies Travelling and writing 

Early life and Background 

Rory John Gates was born in Seattle, Washington, United States of America.  His Father Bill Gates is an American businessman, co-founder of Microsoft, philanthropist, investor, inventor and programmer. His mother Melinda Gates is a philanthropist and former General Manager at Microsoft.

He has an elder sister named Jennifer Katharine Gates and a young sister named Phoebe Adele Gates. He is of American nationality and is of mixed descent.

Rory John Gates With Her Father

He did his schooling from an elite private school, Lakeside School, Seattle, Washington, United States of America.  He then went to Duke University to get his degree in Computer Science and Economics.  After getting his degree he went to Fuqua School of Business to attain his MBA. He owns a property named Xanadu 2.0.

Rory John Gates With Her Sisters

This property is said to be worth $123.54 million according to King County Public Assessor’s Office. His elder sister does horse riding and even took part in several competitions.  She is a social media influencer and a medical student.  His younger sister is studying at Professional Children’s School in New York. He wasn’t allowed to use mobiles until he turned 13. The Gates parents are said to be very strict and trained their children to be humble. 

Rory John Gates With Her Family

Personal favourite’s

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, Al Pacino, Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks
Actress Natalie Portman and Margot Robbie 
Films The Godfather (1972)
Shows Breaking Bad and Money Heist 
Holiday Destination London
BooksAn American Marriage by Tayari Jones and 21 Lessons for the 21st century by Yuval Noah Harari
Colour Black and green


Bill Gates taught Rory John Gates his first poetry lesson and since then he developed an interest for writing. He released his first poem titled Physics of Light through his father’s website.  He started writing this poem during a trip and it turned out to be a seven liner that formed the shape of a diamond.

Rory John Gates Son of Bill Gates

When he was ten years old his poem called What’s Known As a Dynamite gained a lot of appreciation from the people. He studied at an elite private school Lakeside School in Seattle and went to get his degree in Computer science and Economics from Duke University.  After that, he did his MBA from Fuqua School of Business.  He is presently on the path of setting his career. 

Rory John Gates Mother and Father

He is also a philanthropist and contributes 33% of his pocket money to charity. He is volunteering to help worldwide issues like poverty and Malaria. His total accessed assets are $20 million. 

Lesser-known facts 

  • Rory John Gates learned his first poetry lesson from his father, Bill Gates. 
  • He raises his voice for worldwide issues and donates 33% of his money to the charity.  He is also a feminist and speaker of equal rights according to his mother. 
  • He wasn’t allowed to use phones till the age of 13 and did his share of works of the house like laundry, dishwashing, etc. To earn his pocket money.
  • Bill Gates has promised to donate most of his money to charity and leave about 10-22 million dollars for his children since he wants them and believes them to be capable of being independent and earning their own fortune. 
  • In May 2018, his parents bought him a house worth $1.2 million across the street of Hyde Park campus of the University of Chicago named Xanadu 2.0. 
  • He released his first poem titled Physics of Light through his father’s website.