Former CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer has a net worth of 27.8 billion dollars.
Steve Ballmer Bio
Steve was born on March 24, 1956, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. to Frederic Henry Ballmer and Beatrice Dworkin. His father was a manager at Ford Motor Company. Steve graduated from Detroit Country School with a score of 800 on the mathematics section of SAT. In 1977, he got a B.A. in applied mathematics and economics from Harvard University.
After working as an assistant product manager at Procter & Gamble for two years, Steve joined Microsoft in 1980. He was the first business manager to be hired by Steve Jobs. Along with an initial salary of $50,000, he was also given a percentage of ownership of the company. After heading several divisions at Microsoft, in February 1992, he was made executive vice president of Sales and Support. From July 1998 to February 2001, he remained President of Microsoft. In January 2000, he became CEO of Microsoft and began handling finances and day to day operations. But it wasn’t until 2006, when Gates resigned as chief software architect, that Ballmer acquired the power to make important managerial decisions.
Although Microsoft’s annual revenue increased during Ballmer’s tenure, share prices remained stagnant. Ballmer stepped down from his position as CEO on February 4, 2014. He is a general partner of Accenture SCA, a professional services company, since October 2001. He also owns the basketball team Los Angeles Clippers.
Ballmer married Connie Snyder in 1990. The couple have three sons. He and his wife donated $50 million to the University of Oregon in November, 2014.
Steve Ballmer is the 22nd richest person in the world with a net worth of $27.8 billion. In 2009, he earned $1,276,627, as Microsoft’s CEO, this total compensation included a base salary of $665,833. Ballmer has acquired his wealth by working in Microsoft in various positions of importance and by the earnings of his basketball team Los Angeles Clippers.
Steve Ballmer Net Worth
Steve Ballmer has a net worth of $27.8 billion.
Steve Ballmer Stats
Full Name: Steven Anthony Ballmer
Birth Date: March 24, 1956
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 1.96 m
Marital Status: Married
Partner: Connie Snyder
Wikipedia Page: Here
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