Bill Gates’ farm covers nearly 242,000 acres of farmland in 18 states and nearly 27,000 acres of other land in Phoenix, according to The Land Report, an invested journal that analyzes the plight of the nation’s largest landowners. The largest of the Gates’ acres are in Louisiana and Arkansas, with the billionaire owning 69,071 acres and 47,927 acres respectively.
Gates isn’t the only billionaires of well-known farmland owners
Although Microsoft’s owner is the biggest in United States of America A farmland owner, who still lacks the largest landowners abroad. John Malone, who owns 2.2 million acres of land, ranks first. However, Liberty Media’s chief ownership includes not only land suitable for farming but also forests and farms. Interestingly, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who owns 420,000 acres, is also investing in the land.
Gates buys the land through Cascade Investments, a holding company that manages part of the billionaire’s assets. The company has stakes in more than 20 companies including Johnn Deere (Tractor Plant) or Canadian National Railways.
Bill Gates is the third richest man in the world. Musk was in front of him
Bill Gates is currently ranked third on Bloomberg’s list of the world’s richest people. At this point, the Microsoft founder has assets of $ 132 billion. At the end of November, he lost second place to Tesla owner Elon Musk.