10 Expensive Things Owned By American Billionaire Bill Gates

he’s an American business magnate investor author and philanthropist he’s the founder of the biggest computer software company in the world and he tops the world’s rich list with a net worth of over 79 billion dollars he’s Bill Gates and Vidal Oh is taking a look at 10 expensive things he owns number 10 Zinaida 2.0 it’s one of the largest and most expensive houses in the United States and possibly the world the mansion is built into a hill and is designed to directly protect the environment with a full blown stream that catches rainwater runoff and draining it into a lake there is an amazing amount of rooms in this house and they include a trampoline room ten-car underground garage separate guest house digital aquarium library home theater reception hall indoor and outdoor swimming pools floating dock 24 bathrooms and rooftop infinity pool if that’s not enough there is a site-wide server connecting the whole property to one of the fastest internet connections on the planet the price for this insane luxury living pad a cool 132 million dollars number 9 rancho piscina if you thought that bill gates main home was the only one then you obviously don’t know him very well he and his wife Melinda he and his wife Melinda also owned a horse ranch in piscina that is currently being upgraded and this massive property stretches across 228 acres and sits just 26 miles north of San Diego the ranch features a racetrack green pastures and hundreds of horse stalls for their daughter to keep her pride and joy gates purchased rancho piscina for 18 million dollars number 8 the florida home the last of bill gates is 3 houses this amazing pad is located in Wellington Florida with a Mediterranean design open floor plan and 20 horse stall barn built in 2010 this house features four bathrooms 4 bedrooms 3 acres of horse tracks and a horse arena to hold shows the is worth eight point seven million dollars and it has also been reported that he bought the villa next door for thirteen point five million dollars number seven the Porsche 959 coupe a up until 1999 even Bill Gates and his vast wealth was unable to acquire this car due to it never having crash ratings the car was held by US Customs until Bill Clinton passed a law overruling the safety protocols for a number of collectible cars Bill’s model can reaches 60 miles per hour in a matter of only 3.7 seconds and can go up to a top speed of 195 miles per hour only 337 cars of this type were ever made in the world so don’t be expecting bills to be coming up for sale anytime soon number six the Porsche 930 and line 30 also goes by the name of the 911 Turbo which is why is constantly being mistook for the other model the model belonging to Bill Gates can go from zero to 60 in a matter of only 5.2 seconds and has a maximum speed of 153 miles per hour it only features two types of engines the 3-liter one belonged to vehicles manufactured between 1975 and 1977 while the other the 3.3 liter comes with automobiles that were produced from 1978 to 1989 number five the Porsche 911 Carrera gates used to own a 1979 model featuring a 3.3 liter engine responsible for providing 300 horsepower he really christed into 2012 when he decided to put it up for auction although the auction house initially believed his car would solve for only 62 thousand dollars it ended up being purchased for 80,000 the Carrera model has been in production since 1963 and the greatest reason for it being so loved by car aficionados is its amazing design number four the Bombardier BD 700 global Express this ultra long-range corporate jet can reach Mach 0.88 and likely costs around forty five million dollars Baelor uses the jet at business travel and to attend meetings with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation the plane features conference facilities bar service personal chef and comfortable seating with room for up to 19 passengers the plane can travel at speeds upwards of five hundred ninety mile per hour with a cruising altitude of 51,000 feet and a range of 6325 nautical miles number three grand brewers and the island of Grand Bush is Belize’s largest island and rumor has it that Bill Gates owns the island buying it for twenty five million dollars it is currently unknown whether anything has been built on the island however maybe it holds some kind of underground bunker in case of World War three number two the Codex Leicester the Codex Leicester is a collection of famous scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci and it was purchased by Bill Gates the Codex consists of 18 sheets of paper each folded in half and written on both sides forming the complete 72 page document it was handwritten in Italian by Leonardo using his characteristic mill writing and supported by his drawings and diagrams of his inventions the Codex was sold to Bill Gates by Christie’s auction house on the 11th of November 1994 in New York for close to 31 million dollars not many people know that some of the Codex pages were scanned and uploaded into Microsoft Windows 98 and Emmy as desktop themes number one lost on the Grand Banks painting the lost on the ground banks painting is one of several paintings by the American painter Winslow Homer on marine subjects the painting was bought in 1998 by Bill Gates while he was still chairman of Microsoft Gates reportedly paid thirty million dollars for the seascape and at the time this was a record price for any American painting thanks for watching our video on 10 expensive things owned by Bill Gates please leave a comment down below to let us know if we missed anything leave a like on the video to support the series and subscribe for more top 10 videos coming soon [Music] you

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