Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer is a famous businessman of the United States. He has served as the CEO of Microsoft till 2014. Currently, he owns Los Angeles Clippers which is a popular NBA team. He is a billionaire and is ranked globally as the 9th richest person.

Well, how well do you know about Steve Ballmer? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Steve Ballmer’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Steve Ballmer to date.

Biography and Early Life

His original name is Steve Anthony Ballmer. He was born in Detroit, which is in Michigan. He was born in the year 1956, on the 24th of March. His zodiac sign is Aries. His father, Frederic Henry Ballmer, worked as a manager at Ford Motor. He was a Swiss immigrant. Beatrice Dworkin was his mother, who was a second cousin of Gilda Radner. She had Jewish origin.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Steve Ballmer in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Steve Ballmer’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 24 March 1956. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 180.7 lbs in Pound and 82kg in Kilograms.


He has studied at the International School of Brussels. He attended Lawrence Technological University for his college preparation. He was a national merit scholar as he secured 800 in the SAT. He has a graduation degree from the Harvard University in applied mathematics.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He has grown up in an affluent community. He has been good at mathematics since his school and college career. When he was at college, he was the manager of the Crimson Football team of Harvard. He got married to Connie Snyder in the year 1990. They live in Washington at the Hunts Point. The couple has three sons.

He is an energetic and exuberant personality and motivates his employees a lot. He has been associated with philanthropic activities and has donated 50 million dollars to the University of Oregon and 60million dollars to Harvard University. He has also been the chairman of the Jewish National Front and has donated about 1 million dollars. He launched an organization called and has contributed 10 million dollars.

Is Steve Ballmer Gay?

No, Steve is not gay as he has been married to Connie Snyder since the year 1990. So, he is sexually inclined towards women.

Professional Career

Ballmer joined Microsoft in the year 1980 as a business manager. Bill Gates hired him. He owned about eight percent of Microsoft. Later his ownership was reduced to about 4percent as he sold some of his shares in the year 2003.

He served at Microsoft for about twenty years. He was also the president toll 2001. He became the CEO in 2000. He failed to capitalize on consumer technologies and thus attracted criticism. He retired from Microsoft and was succeeded by Satya Nadella.

He also worked at Accenture as the Director and a partner from 2001 to 2006. He later diverged into sports, mainly basketball. He was the highest bidder as he attempted to buy Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. The bid was about two billion dollars, and it is reported to be the second-highest id in the history of sports of North America.

He has agreed to buy The Forum in the year 2020. He has been voted as the best owner in basketball by The Athletic in the year 2020.


He is supremely talented and has been awarded scholarships since his early educational career. He scored higher than Bill Gates in an exam sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America. He was offered 50,000 dollars as salary when he joined Microsoft, along with a 5-10% share. He has served as director for Accenture. He has been ranked as the ninth richest man all over the world.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Steve Ballmer in 2021

Steve Ballmer’s estimated net worth is about $80 billion as estimated in the year 2021. The primary source of his income is from the business. He is also an investor. He also owns Basketball teams.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He has written screenplays in Hollywood too.
  • He joined Microsoft in 1980 and dropped out of Stanford School for that.
  • He was the 30th employee at Microsoft.
  • He was the best man at the wedding of Bill Gates and Melinda French.
  • Steve has revealed in an interview that Bill Gates and he drifted apart as he pushed into smartphones. Gates did not support this.
  • He and his family do not use iPhones. He also revealed that his team would use Microsoft products instead of Apple products.

Steve Ballmer is a very talented businessman and has reached great heights with his skills and efforts. He has been associated with very successful business organizations like Microsoft and has also been involved in philanthropic activities through his organizations. He has donated vast amounts of funds to universities for scholarships, research, etc. Thus, he is truly an inspiration for people in business all across the world.


Facts of Steve Ballmer

  • Gender Male
  • birthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States
  • Date of Birth March 24, 1956
  • Age 68 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$80 billion
  • professionBusinessman
  • weightIn Kilograms: 82 kg, In lbs: 180.7 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 196 cm, In Feet and Inches –6′ 4″
  • hair colorBald
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolInternational School of Brussels

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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