Steve Ballmer BioReal Name:
Steven Anthony Ballmer Profession:
Personal LifeDate of Birth :
24 March 1956Age (as in 2019) :
62 Years Birthplace :
Detroit, Michigan, United States Zodiac sign :
Detroit Country Day SchoolUniversity:
Judaism Net Worth :
Frederic Henry BallmerMother:
ShellyMarital Status :
Sam Ballmer, Peter Ballmer, Aaron Ballmer
Stats & MoreHeight (approx.) :
196 cm (in centimeters), 1.96 m, 6’ 5” (in feet inches)
Steve Ballmer Wiki
Steven Anthony Ballmer is an American investor and business man. He also served as the CEO of Microsoft from year 2000 to 2014. Presently he is the owner of basketball team ‘Los Angeles Clipper’ of National Basketball association. He is the 18th richest man of world as per statistics available on web sources.
Steve Ballmer was born as Steven Anthony Ballmer on March 24, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. His parents are Beatrice Dworkin and Fredric Henry Ballmer, his father was a manager at Ford Motor Company. He has a sister named, Shelly. Steve Ballmer went to ‘Detroit Country Day school’ to complete his education and later he attended ‘Harvard College’. During his time at Harvard College, he was the part of college football team and worked at Harvard crimson newspaper and also as a Harvard advocate. Later on, in year 1980, he was enrolled to ‘Stanford Graduate School of Business’ and soon he dropped out to join Microsoft.
Steve Ballmer co-founded Microsoft with is college friend Bill gates after dropping out from college. He was the first manager appointed by Gates in Microsoft. The founders of Microsoft Bill Gates and Paul Allen have hold 53 and 35 percent of equity and Steve had 8% of share in equity. In the early 1980s Allen became ill with cancer and left the company in 1983. Now it was just Gates and Ballmer in charge of the corporation. Ballmer led the development of the operating system, the core of the company’s business. In 1998 he was promoted to President of Microsoft, a position he held till February 2001. Ballmer was officially named the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in January 2000. In 2013, Ballmer announced his retirement from the position of CEO of Microsoft.
Steve Ballmer is married to a woman named ‘Connie Snyder’. They exchanged the wedding rings in year 1990. The couple has three children, three sons.
Both Steve and his wife, has done numerous philanthropic works, according to information available on web sources, they have donated $50 million to the University of Oregon in 2014. In the same year 2014, Ballmer has donated huge amount to Harvard’s University computer science department.
As per information available on web sources, Steve Ballmer’s net worth is reported to be $40 billion.