American entrepreneur and founder of Microsoft Bill Gates said that in the future he plans to give almost all of his fortune to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He made the announcement on Wednesday on his Twitter account. “I will move down the list of the richest people in the world and eventually get out of it,” wrote the philanthropist.
As informs rbc.ru, this month the businessman will allocate 20 billion USD to the charitable foundation he founded, and subsequently almost the entire fortune. In accordance with the Forbes rating, Bill Gates is currently ranked fourth in the list of the richest people on the planet with a fortune of 122,1 billion USD. He is behind Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk, Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH) owner Bernard Arnault and his family and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.