Bill Gates Chats with Ellen for the First Time

Bill Gates Chats with Ellen for the First Time

I am so happy to have you here. This is the first time
having you on, so thanks. So I know you were nervous
about the entrance. I think people feel like
they’re supposed to dance. And I was really
surprised because I was here earlier today
for your rehearsal and then you abandoned it. But we should at least
show them the rehearsal because it was really good. [MUSIC PLAYING] [LAUGHING] [CHEERING] It was good. [APPLAUSE] Your daughter is looking
at you like, I’ve never seen you dance like that. Hi. So the last time
we saw each other it was at the White House. We both were receiving
the Medal of Freedom. And that was quite
a day, wasn’t it? That was an amazing group. Yeah. Really, really fun. So you are here with your
daughter who is 21, right? And you were 21 when you
became a billionaire. Is that right? Almost, yep. All right, so around that age. You were like the youngest
person to become a billionaire, is that right? Yeah, in terms of earning
it on my own, yeah. Right. OK. Which is the most
important thing. So when you were a kid,
did you care about money? Or you just cared
about technology and it just happened? Mostly I loved software. I do remember at
the private school I went to there were other kids
whose families were better off. Like they had a
Porsche or something. But it wasn’t that
big of a deal. My thing was that I just
loved doing software. I loved hiring people. And I was stunned when it
ended up being so valuable. Really? Yeah. It surprised you? Yeah. Because I always had
to be careful that we wouldn’t hire too many people. I was always worried
because people who worked for me were older
than me and they had kids. And I always thought well
what if we don’t get paid. Will I be able to
meet the payroll? So I was always
very conservative about the finances. And then when we did
go public, what was I? 30, by then. Then I was kind of stunned
at what it multiplied out to. Right. So, when you became
a billionaire, at what point did
you start relaxing? Were you still nervous when
you became a billionaire? Like I got to watch this? Well I always wanted to have
enough money in the bank so that even if our customers
didn’t pay us for a year, we could still keep paying
everybody and do the R&D. So I’d still be viewed
as conservative. I don’t have that many things
that are extravagant taste so it didn’t change too much. So nothing really changed. So you didn’t say, oh I’m
going to buy a Porsche. I did. That I did. All right. Yeah. You did. All right. Yeah, that was an indulgence. And then eventually, for
my travel, I got a plane. Which is a huge indulgence. So those are my two. Well not really, because
you travel all the time. So that’s important
that you have a plane. So you have a Porsche and
a plane and that’s it? Well, in terms of
crazy things, yeah. Yeah. There’s not like any
like wild– like you didn’t build like an
aquarium with sharks in it or something like that? We have a trampoline
room in our house. Oh wow. The kids like that. Indoor trampoline. I recommend it. Just one giant trampoline. Yeah. Yeah, it’s a room with
a very high ceiling. Well yeah, I hope. That would be
cruel if you didn’t put a high ceiling in there. Go on kids. All right, so let’s
talk about this. So you already put $40
billion of your own money into your foundation. Yep. $40 billion. And you’ve kind of
encouraged other billionaires to do this as well. Because it really is
kind of up to the people to fix the problems in the
world, it seems, right? So what is your main
focus right now? My wife Melinda and I picked
global health as our big thing. The fact that still we
have five million kids who die under the age of five. Now it was over
10 million when we got started so there’s been
huge progress over the last 18 years. So things like
malaria, diarrhea. Coming up with new
drugs and vaccines and getting them out to
all the kids in the world. That’s our main thing. Our second biggest
thing is all in the US, which is trying to help improve
the education system here. Yeah. [APPLAUSE] And how do you do that? I always think you
get what you pay for. So if you don’t pay teachers,
because most teachers are paying out of their own pocket
to take care of these students. So how do you do that? Well, there are some
really phenomenal teachers. And so the dream is that
you could take that top 10% and have them help the others
to get best practices, the best teaching ideas to spread
all over the country. We’re listening to you,
obviously $40 billion does a lot. And there are other
people that are helping. But what can we do? What is the best thing that
you could say that just one person can do to help? Well particularly with
schools, the ability to go to the local public
school or charter school and engage with the
kids, mentor kids, talk about the kind
of work you do. There’s huge
opportunities there. With the challenges, say
in Africa, part of it is people’s voice. There’s a real question
now whether the US takes this less than 1% of our budget
that saves tens of millions of lives and whether we don’t
prioritize continuing that. So it’s a hot debate in terms
of is it good for America to be generous and help
the rest of the world live a healthy life. Well, I mean the fact that
you’re helping so many people all around the world. Because that, to me,
is what when you have that kind of money, it’s for. That’s the best thing
you can do actually. You’re making such
a huge difference. I’m glad you’re a billionaire. [APPLAUSE] All right, you can learn more
about the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on the
website and


  1. Noemi Arce says:

    The globalist agenda of this monster is not for the welfare of humanity.

  2. Prabin Adhikari says:

    Simplicity,humble and honest!!
    Impressed a lot!!

  3. Nicol Luzano says:

    How many of you get this in recommendations??? 😆😆😆

  4. TheGamingBrothersDK says:

    1:57 hahaha

  5. Upaginit 101 says:

    He didn’t think the intro video was very funny lol I bet he is dull to be around

  6. MUI VEGITO / says:

    1:12 OoF

  7. Unique Mind says:

    Allen m indian will you marry me

  8. Ngoc Linh Hoang says:

    Lol his dancingggg!!! I cried because of laughingggg

  9. ikinciyi gecen at says:


  10. pakabe says:

    I like how you say "Porsche"…

  11. Cactus2734 says:

    He such a simple man

  12. Jewel Jack says:

    A man of few words until his favorite thing was mentioned.

  13. Jose Chavez says:

    Y’all think not buying expensive stuff is being humble. Not saying Bill Gates isn’t humble because he is a great example of a humble person, but it’s their actions not how they look. They work for their money so they can spend on whatever they want.

  14. Kooroppada Vision says:

    I following bill gats

  15. yamer11 says:

    How about those vaccination which start killing children in India Bill ?
    It was your lovely wife to say that is to many people on this planet ???
    And all of those people taking to much oxygen ?
    She was clearly talking about depopulation of planet earth.
    Is this Foundation there to take care about this "problem" ???

  16. shinobi55 says:

    Im like… Listening to Owen Wilson but just louder.

  17. TrickShotterrr says:

    Me: i want to buy ps4

    after three months still No money

    Bill: Dear daughter, how much houses do u want?

    daughter installes minecraft

  18. fun time says:

    Love you Bill too much . you are just my icon . ialways remember you

  19. Klaus Mikaelson says:

    I was like wait whaaaat …..

  20. Jake Lulgjuraj says:

    From lookin at these comments seems like nobody owns any gucci 😩

  21. Christina Grzsik says:

    Bill Gating!!! Aye!

  22. F. O. says:

    Hey Billy boy, tell us more about your travel to EBSTEIN ISLAND

  23. F. O. says:

    Bill Gates for Federal Prison 2020

  24. chamod ab says:

    Have to say that he seems like a well disciplined guy and the way he reacts to ellens jokes is very much like a shy kid and also not proud of his wealth and all what a humble person <3

  25. avstrolopitek says:

    What the point? Bill is trying to achieve support of society?

  26. LIFE4 GAMMING says:

    Ok good

  27. Sagar Shah says:

    I love her daughter ❤️😍😍

  28. Zizou XavierD3rd says:

    Bill Gates Should be U.S President … He's got all the positive characteristics of A President Who Can Better Off A Country, He iz so Humble & Down To Earth i don't think he keeps it in mind!

  29. Cody X says:

    This is how a real man looks like

  30. Nilesh Tiwari says:

    proud of u bill sir

  31. Tc 90 says:

    In one second he makes more then you make in a week

  32. Misbah Khan says:

    So simple n sober!n world’s richest daughter seems so simple without a chanel bag or fendi clothes❤️dts actual wealth they got!simplicity❤️

  33. Worlds Top 5 says:

    what song is it??

  34. Gacha Girl says:

    Gee… he’s a better dancer than me 🙁

  35. CSR says:

    He is such a cool guy. Deserves all the world’s attention.

  36. Chris Rays says:

    Ellen's so funny. But maybe I should watch the full vid before commenting… let's see. 😀

  37. Bipin Acharya says:

    He didn't want to look rich,he wanted to be rich.

  38. gustav9780 shyiit says:

    his spirit is richer than his weath

  39. Dennis Feratovic says:

    We should interview Bill Gates to Not Being The Richest Man In The World Anymore Jeff bezos Passed Him He Almost Has Double than Bill gates

  40. watcher trends says:

    My love ellen im not angry now pls comeback home,

  41. Saeed Mohamed says:


  42. ST4RxReaper says:

    Can't spell billionaire without Bill

  43. JOSÉ says:


  44. mellomrom retur says:

    her daughter is so normal compared to kardasians lol

  45. Rajan Pal says:

    Sometimes banks takes loan from the bill gates

  46. sebastian givskud says:

    bill gates (one of the worlds richest): walks in non logo clothes

  47. Jacqueline Maij says:

    0:37 this is the richest man in the world right here…

  48. D B says:

    I wanna marry his daughter , JACKPOT!

  49. VLONE LIFE says:

    This man made 100,000 just now from me just watching this video

  50. San Aung Myo says:

    I never seen billionaire dance like this before

  51. Jim Dandy says:

    Xerox says “you’re welcome.”

  52. Oduwa Richard says:

    Keep your vaccines to your family we dont need it…

  53. Nicole Nuval says:

    2019 guys ?

  54. Siddhartha Nayak says:

    Most expensive video….

  55. konroth rec. says:

    use Linux instead

  56. I AM IRONMAN says:

    I am a future Bill Gates😁😁.Plz God give me the power to achieve this level…..😎

  57. Alyssa Snider says:

    I really really hope he doesn't end up in prison for some secret crime.

  58. Yash Singh says:

    You guys must've heard the quote, "the goal is to be rich, not to look rich"

  59. Syam Krishna Krishna says:

    He is in illuminati guys…

  60. David Smith says:

    Population control?

  61. Garv Asnani says:

    0:53 Ginny Weasley

  62. Tom Knight says:

    40 billion! Just think about that for a second…

  63. Fire. FistAce says:

    Ellen: gives Bill Gates a check
    Bill Gates: smiles and receive the check
    Bill Gates mind: thanks for tip
    Lol 😂😂😂😂

  64. Srimukh Yerneni says:

    You guys think that Bill Gates low key smashed Ellen backstage?

  65. Breyanna Harris says:

    I love how simple Gates and his daughter are dressed, and yet they’re filthy rich! All the other millionaires in the world just flaunt their wealth on instagram.

  66. Melanie Trevino says:

    Is he deaf?

  67. somedude says:

    Not a single emmm

  68. sree nath says:

    ILLUMINATI.. NO 2… Bledy American… F

  69. Numan Balki says:


  70. abeer iftikhar says:

    Okay having a porche and a plane is okay to have 😂😂😂

  71. Lady Sellers says:


  72. hui zhang says:

    中国的富豪。中国富豪的儿女 美国的富豪。美国富豪的儿女。高下立判。没有信仰的民族和有信仰的民族 差得不仅仅是十万八千里,是十万亿八千里

  73. Ifeanyi Chidi says:

    Wow.. one of the richest, still conservative

  74. interstategar says:

    Maybe Trump should watch this before he calls himself a genius again. No wonder Trump won't release his taxes to the public. He's a loser compared to Gates. Oh, and Gates isn't a lying crook like Dingaling Donald.

  75. Nabanita banerjee says:

    I live in India and I know what difference his Foundation has made to health care in the poorest villages of the poorest states of the country. Melinda personally comes down to India and coughs it out in villages. She us more well known in these villages than film stars. Thank God for ppl like Bill and Melinda G.ates

  76. Anmol Sahu says:

    The upload date of this video is also " 21 " XD

  77. Paul Warwick says:

    Class guy.Then there’s trump.He could buy and sell the orange idiot.

  78. foamyone101 says:

    Yeah, Ellen, we get it. Bill Gates is a billionaire.

  79. Red& white says:

    Floyd "the money"mayweather LEAVE the chat.

  80. Abufaza3_Gam3r says:

    This episode is so nerdy that made awkward, his daughter is omg

  81. Ian Magalhães says:

    I'm so sorry to show up this late but I still believe ellen didnt took the best of this interview at least in this video.

  82. Stew L says:

    2 cops walked into a sleeping apt in NY. Satan.

  83. Stew L says:

    Bill is a Doug A.

  84. William Anthony Trask says:

    Nerd alert! Putnam … if we were colleagues in academia you would have been owned.

  85. William Anthony Trask says:

    Now…I'm getting new glasses if you buy anything resembling them I will …

  86. William Anthony Trask says:

    I'm tired of you stealing my look. Those 1990s glasses were mine.

  87. William Anthony Trask says:

    If you dare put on a yarmulke I will rage.

  88. William Anthony Trask says:

    There should only be three universities. Rest…trade schools!

  89. Shree says:

    Hats off to the daughter. No fancy dress or tons of makeup or fancy hair do. She looks simple just like her father 👍

  90. Riel Riellai says:

    filipino hacker hacked bill gates bank account and got caught in quezon city in the philippines withdrawing money

  91. Trey Baxter says:

    A big fan from Afghanistan dear Bill gates
    God save you

  92. Breh Breh says:

    The billionaire boy bill mothafuckin’ gates mothafuckkkkaaas 😎

  93. chongqinghotpot says:

    Who was the dancer? He impersonated Bill Gates pretty well. BTY, donating 40b to his own foundation means A loss of 12b for IRS. But at least the money is spent on the right courses.

  94. danieldanix1 says:

    He is a saint, Bill Gates is truly a positive example of the term philanthropist.

  95. OlivineGrapeTest92 says:

    lol it started buffering at 6:33

  96. Jay H says:

    Try to persuade Donald Trump to donate his money to charities. Oh, I forgot. Trump steals from his own charities. He’s the fake billionaire 😂😂😂

  97. Pradeep Chauhan says:

    May God bless both Bill and Melinda with long and healthy life so that they can see with their own eyes how their benevolance has wiped every tear from the eyes of every needy child on earth.He is a personification in humbleness.Never even imagined that the richest man on earth is so simple.

  98. Tracey Birnie says:

    So now that Gates has been named in Jeffrey Epstein's little black book ….look at Ellen's stage set up ….mmmmmmm remind anyone of a little Island ????

  99. Smanov Nur says:


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