Ranked 45th richest person in the world, Paul Allen net worth is estimated to be $ 17.8 billion. He is a famous American businessman, innovator, inventor, and musician, who is best known for cofounding Microsoft.
At present, he serves as the CEO of Vulcan Inc. The company was founded in 1986 by him and looks after real estate holdings, investments firms and also charitable institutions. It has its headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States and operates on a global level.
Allen is also the founder of Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Allen Institute for Brain Science, Vulcan Aerospace and Institute for Cell Science.
Born in in Seattle, Washington, Allen met Bill gates when he was studying at Lakeside School, a private school in Seattle. Thereafter he also persuaded Bil Gates to drop out of college and create their own software company. Together the duo founded Microsoft in the 1970s, which soon became one of the biggest tech giants in the world.
|Year||Paul Allen net worth|
|2016||17.8 billion USD|
|2015||18.1 billion USD|
|2014||15.8 billion USD|
|2013||15.0 billion USD|
Paul Allen’s net worth in 2015 was $ 18.1 billion. However due to stock price and other factors, it dropped to $ 17.8 billion in 2016. Again in 2017, it is expected to rise.