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Rory John Gates Biography: Facts About Bill Gates’ Only Son

Rory John Gates
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Rory John Gates is the only son of the second richest man in the world, Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda Gates.

The young man, Rory John Gates, has a very private life which is unique in his personal trait especially, as the son of a notable wealthy man as compared to his two other sisters, Jennifer Katharine Gates and Phoebe Adele Gates.

Rory John Gates was Born on May 23rd, 1999 in Seattle, Washington and he is the only son and second born among his two other female siblings.


Rory John Gates Education 

John Gates proceeded to Duke University after attending Lakeside school and it was at Duke University that he earned his degree in Computer Science and Economics. Later, Rory John Gates obtained an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business.

Bill Gates also tutored his only son Science lessons as well whilst they were on a vacation in Europe.

21-year-old Rory John Gates has also gotten numerous educational tours on the cultures and traditions of different countries.

Rory John Gates and mum

Rory John Gates and mum PHOTO CREDIT: Rory John Gates

10 Facts You Need To Know About Rory John Gates

1. He Is The Second And Most Loved Child

Rory has a solid bond with his family especially, with his mom, Melinda Gates. Being the only male child in the family, Rory is pampered by everyone in the family including his sisters.

His mom, Melinda Gates is noted saying this about her son:

“He’s an extraordinary child and lovely brother. He’s acquired his folks’ obsessive love of puzzles. However, something that makes me proudest is that Rory is a feminist.”

2. He Is Not Attached

For a young man who is a son to once the richest man in the world, one will ask why he is not having a partner especially when every lady in the world would like to date him.

Anyways, he is a straight man. He is very content in being single and he deems it appropriate, comfortable and enjoyable as he is living a single life.

Like other rich kids, he is not a naughty boy or a playboy. He is busy dealing with the full- time job of being a son to one of the wealthiest men in the world, Bill Gates.

3. Rory John Gates Is Multiracial 

Yes! Rory John Gates is American, Irish, German, Scottish and English. All these National blood is embodied in him.

4. He Is A Feminist

Rory’s mother, Melinda Gates made a statement concerning her son. She elaborated that her son is a feminist: he advocates for equal rights of women. According to her, Rory is not even shy about that.

5.Rory John Gates Has No Social Media Account

Most often, rich kids would love the world to know who they are by posting pictures on their social media or talking to media houses. But Rory is no such. He hasn’t gotten even a single social media account. He is a ghost in the world of social media.

6. He Went To The Same High School As His Dad Did

Rory John Gates and his dad, Bill gates both attended the same elite school- The Lakeside School. His older sister, Jennifer also went to the same school.

7. He is Fond Of Cars

If you want someone who is a true lover of cars, then Rory John Gates is the one to choose. He has all sort of expensive collection of cars in his garage but surprisingly, not a single picture of him has been seen of him standing near or driving a car.

8. Rory Speaks Different Languages

With the exception of being multiracial, Rory is also Multilingual. Aside from his own native languages, Rory can speak German, Irish and Spanish. All these languages are just enough for him.

9. He Was Restricted From Using Mobile Phone Until Age, 13

The young lad was restricted by his father from using mobile phones until he reached the age of 13. This was a rule set by Bill Gates as it also applied to his other two sisters who were also required to start using mobile phones at age, 13.

Rory only started using a mobile phone in 2012 because he was of age, 13. He might have gotten hold of his friends communication devices but officially, he started using his own mobile phone in 2012 where he was 13 as at then.

10. Rory John Gates Likes To Live A Private Life

Not so much is known about Rory especially being the son of a billionaire. He prefers to keep a low profile key life, away from the media spotlight.

Still, in his early twenties, Rory is making all his youthful years very fruitful.

He could probably be dating someone whom he has hidden from the entire society or from the media.



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