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.
Gates, wife Melinda and their family rented the same house for four months in January for $500,000, according to Gossip Extra.
By Kara Franker
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