What Does Bill Gates Own

Stocks

Bill Gates investment portfolio partly consists of stocks of public companies that are owned by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust. This fund manages part of Bill Gates assets. Michael Larson manages all the assets of Bill Gates since 1994.

Formally, the company that Larson manages and that holds most of Bill Gates’ investments is called Cascade Investment, L.L.C. This name was not chosen by chance – an inconspicuous and meaningless word was chosen so as not to draw attention to itself.

Bill Gates Portfolio

Stock transactions (i.e., buying and selling) in the Bill Gates Foundation portfolio are updated quarterly through a 13F Form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The last publication was on August 15, 2022.

Until 2014, Bill Gates was Microsoft’s largest individual shareholder, but today he owns less than one percent of the company.

Bill Gates Net Worth

Bill Gates’ net worth as of November 15, 2022 is $104.2 billion.

Bill Gates Foundation Stock Portfolio as of September 30, 2022 (report published November 14, 2022)

Company Security Type CUSIP VALUE (x $1000) Number of Shares   Options PUT/CALL
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC DEL CL B NEW 084670702 7,927,782 29,689,845 SH   SOLE   29,689,845 0 0
CANADIAN NATL RY CO COM 136375102 5,920,745 54,826,786 SH   SOLE   54,826,786 0 0
CARVANA CO CL A 146869102 10,556 520,000 SH   SOLE   520,000 0 0
CATERPILLAR INC COM 149123101 1,206,581 7,353,614 SH   SOLE   7,353,614 0 0
COCA-COLA FEMSA SAB DE CV SPONSORD ADR REP 191241108 362,877 6,214,719 SH   SOLE   6,214,719 0 0
COUPANG INC CL A 22266T109 154,165 9,248,045 SH   SOLE   9,248,045 0 0
CROWN CASTLE INC COM 22822V101 205,271 1,420,072 SH   SOLE   1,420,072 0 0
DEERE & CO COM 244199105 1,308,079 3,917,693 SH   SOLE   3,917,693 0 0
ECOLAB INC COM 278865100 702,809 4,866,427 SH   SOLE   4,866,427 0 0
FEDEX CORP COM 31428X106 227,807 1,534,362 SH   SOLE   1,534,362 0 0
KRAFT HEINZ CO COM 500754106 87,464 2,622,600 SH   SOLE   2,622,600 0 0
MADISON SQUARE GRDN SPRT COR CL A 55825T103 80,958 592,406 SH   SOLE   592,406 0 0
MICROSOFT CORP COM 594918104 9,144,742 39,264,670 SH   SOLE   39,264,670 0 0
ON HLDG AG NAMEN AKT A H5919C104 8,025 500,000 SH   SOLE   500,000 0 0
SCHRODINGER INC COM 80810D103 174,402 6,981,664 SH   SOLE   6,981,664 0 0
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC CL B 911312106 119,651 740,689 SH   SOLE   740,689 0 0
VROOM INC COM 92918V109 2,900 2,500,000 SH   SOLE   2,500,000 0 0
WALMART INC COM 931142103 391,805 3,020,859 SH   SOLE   3,020,859 0 0
WASTE CONNECTIONS INC COM 94106B101 290,418 2,149,175 SH   SOLE   2,149,175 0 0
WASTE MGMT INC DEL COM 94106L109 5,644,894 35,234,344 SH   SOLE   35,234,344 0 0
WEBER INC CL A 94770D102 16,425 2,500,000 SH   SOLE   2,500,000 0 0

The total value of Bill Gates’ stock portfolio as of September 30, 2022, is $33,988,356,000.

Source: SEC report