Microsoft founder Bill Gates decided to buy a home in Palm Beach County, after renting homes in Wellington for a total $1.1 million for two winter seasons. He paid $8.7 million in cash for the five acre home, complete with horse barns and show jumping training grounds.
Check out this state-of-the-art kitchen, where the Gates can host their billionaire friends for dinner. As reported by Gossip Extra, Gates’ neighbors include: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; new arrival Frank McCourt, who recently sold MLB’s Los Angeles Dodgers for $2.1 billion; Sulhail Rizvi, a private equity banker whose firm owns the rights to The Twilight Saga; and man-about-town, Stuart Roffman, the entrepreneur owner of mega-yacht Lion Share.
By Kara Franker
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