Gabe Newell
Gabe Newell
Celebrated Name: Gabe Newell
Real Name/Full Name: Gabe Logan Newell
Parents: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Age: 57 years old
Birth Date: 3 November 1962
Dead or Alive: He is Alive and Kicking, Not Dead.
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Education: Davis Senior High School in Davis, California; Harvard University
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Mixed (English, Jewish)
Religion: Believe in God
Height: In centimeters – 170 cm
In meters – 1.7 m
In Feet Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 98 kg
In lbs – 216 lbs
Body Type: Heavy
Famous For: Best known as the co-founder of ‘Valve Corporation.’
Profession: American computer programmer, businessman, co-founder of the Valve Corporation
Net Worth in 2019: $3.5 billion
Last Updated: 11th December 2019

Did you know Gabe Newell now is one of the 100 richest people in America? He has been placed at position 97 on the Forbes 400 list of the richest people in America which is surprising considering in 2013 Gabe Newell’s net worth was around $1.1 billion. The video games billionaire has made his fortune from Valve Corporation a game development and digital distribution company, which he co-founded and owns half of the stake in it today.

Now that Gabe Newell’s net worth in 2019 is higher than Oprah Winfrey’s net worth and Donald Trump’s net worth we shall just get down and highlight how he made a turnaround on his fortune in just four years. In addition to Gabe Newell’s net worth, we shall reveal to you things you probably don’t know about Gabe Newell as well.

Bio-Wiki, Real Name, Birthday, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity & Religion

Gabe Logan Newell was born on 3 November 1962 in the state of Seattle. His nationality is American, and he has a mixed ethnicity (English, Jewish). Newell attended Davis Senior High School and after graduation joined Harvard University in 1980 though in 1983 dropped to work for Microsoft as one of the producers of the Windows Operating System.

Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Dead or Alive

Gabe Newell was born on 3 November 1962, making him 57 years old as of 11th December 2019. He is alive and kicking, not dead. His height is 1.7 m tall, and he has a body weight of 98 kg. His body type is Heavy.

Is Gabe Newell Married? Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife & Children

Gabe is married to Lisa Mennet Newell since 1996, and the couple has two children. He once suffered from Fuchs dystrophy, but he got two cornea transplants in 2007 which cured him.

Gabe Newell's Wife Lisa Newell
Gabe Newell’s Wife Lisa Newell

Relationship Statistics

Marital status: Is he married/divorced/single or in a relationship? Married
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Who is he Dating in 2019? Name of Girlfriend: N/A
Is Gabe Newell Gay? No
Who is his Partner? N/A
Who is his current wife in 2019? (Name) Lisa Newell (M.1996)
Who is his Ex-Spouse(s)‎? (Name) N/A
Does he have any children? Yes – 2 (Gray Newell and another Name not Available)

Professional Career

Newell after dropping out of Harvard University he joined Microsoft in 1993 to work for them as a producer of Windows operating systems. He produced windows 1.01, 1.02 and 1.03 the thirteen years he spent on the company.

In 1996 he left Microsoft and founded Valve L.L.C together with another Microsoft employee Mike Harrington. Valve Corporation today is a video game developing company and a digital distributing company.

The two partners funded the development of Half-Life and GoldSrc game engines which turned out to be a significant success. The company is also the owner of the digital distribution platform known as Steam which offers DRM, social net networking services, video streaming, and gaming services. The platform today is the largest digital distribution platform for personal computer gaming and has over 150 million registered accounts. The total purchases of titles through Steam is around $4.3 billion.

Some of the video games owned by Valve include Day of Defeat series, Half-Life series, Dota 2, Counter-Strike series among several others. The company is said to gross around $100 million annually and is valued at $3 to $4 billion.

Awards & Achievements

On awards & achievements, Gabe Newell has won GDC Pioneer Award, Academy Fellowship award, and 2 BAFTA Games Awards. He has also won the Game Developers Choice Award as well in 2005.

Gabe Newell Net Worth and Salary in 2019

Gabe Newell Net Worth
Gabe Newell Net Worth

As of December 2019, Gabe Newell’s net worth is estimated to be about $3.5 billion. Gabe Newell’s net worth places him at position 97 in the list of the 100 richest Americans in 2018. Just the other day in 2013 Gabe Newell’s net worth was $1.1 billion, and in 2017 it was around $4.1 billion rising more than Donald Trump.

The source of Gabe Newell fortune is his company Valve Corporation which is in the business of selling games. Steam the digital distribution developed by Newell Company Valve is the largest digital distribution platform for personal computer games in the world and on titles alone the company has been able to make around $4.3 billion out of its 150 million users. Newell owns half of the Valve company hence he makes a good amount of money.

5 Lesser-Known Facts you need to know about

Gabe Newell is the deity of the world of games, and about 150 million fans look up to him for something to enjoy virtually. Though there isn’t much known about him, I have the pleasure to give you just a few things you probably don’t know about Gabe Newell.

1. One of the things he regrets most is not being part of the team that developed the Half-Life game since there some things he regrets about.

2. Do you know Newell is the man who ported Doom to windows?

3. Have you heard of a billionaire who is a knife collector? Newell has a collection of over 600 knives which is a weird hobby.

4. Among all his games, his most favorite is Portal 2. He loves playing Dota 2.

5. He totally dislikes gaming consoles such as PS3.

Gabe Newell net worth in 2019 will, of course, be higher than what we have today because he has taken 75% of the gaming market. We hope he will keep developing more games and we look forward to releases.

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