Find out more about Bill Gates's Giving Pledge and who has ed it. As the divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates hit the headlines on Monday, many started to speculate how the billionaire couple would divide up their extensive assets. Laurene Powell Jobs inherited billions when her husband Steve Jobs, one of the co-founders of Apple, died in She also set up a non-profit to help low-income students enter higher education, as well as a charitable foundation focused on social change called the Emerson Collective.
Since becoming a billionaire at the tender age of 31, the French-born founder of internet giant eBay has donated a fortune to worthy causes — he has a philanthropic investment firm and he and his wife Pam have made a huge contribution to tackling human trafficking.
His five children, Imogen and Nicholas from his first marriage, and Alastair, William and Isabella from his third marriage, won't receive a massive inheritance from the music maestro. He also launched the United Nations Foundation. Melinda and Bill Gates, pictured with eldest daughter Jennifer, formed their eponymous foundation inthen in created The Giving Pledge with Warren Buffett. Read about Facebook's year rise to the top here.
The father of two is a well-known benefactor, having given millions away. Click or scroll through the famous names whose kids won't be sharing their wealth — and why. Cowell is also stepfather to his partner Lauren Silverman's son Adam pictured far left.
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The future looks bright for the O'Leary clan. And it's already paying off, as Ramsay's daughter Matilda pictured third from left has already had her own children's cooking show Matilda and the Ramsay Bunchwhich launched on UK children's TV channel CBBC in when she was only 14 years old. Expand View.
The Hong Kong-born actor and martial arts expert, who found fame in Hollywood, has two children — son Jaycee and daughter Etta Ng. He has his own charity, the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation, and plans to give away his wealth.
This comes as speculation is rife as to how Bill and Melinda will divide their billions between the two of them following their divorce announcement. Do you want to comment on this article? The British music mogul had his first child, Eric, in when he was A charity, probably — kids and dogs.
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And I will keep at it until the safe is empty. However, her three children are not set to receive her fortune as the year-old has declared that the family's billionaire status "ends with me".
His three children will only see a small proportion of his money as he too has ed up to The Giving Pledge. If he is not, then he will just be wasting my money.
We have more money than our family will ever need. The producer-director and father of four committed to giving up most of his wealth in his Giving Pledge letter.
about the life of the secret billionaire who gave it all away. One-time billionaire Chuck Feeney, co-founder of the Duty-Free Shoppers group, transferred his wealth to his Atlantic Philanthropies foundation in the s.
All net worth values based on Forbes data. Chuck Feeney Courtesy Atlantic Philathropies.
MacKenzie Scott has four children with ex-husband Jeff Bezos, who is the richest person in the world. Rich and famous people who refuse to spoil their children Gallery View. Now read about the billionaires with no kids to leave their fortune to. Michael Bloomberg also ran one of The most expensive US presidential campaigns of the 21st century.