Paul Allen Age, Wife, Net worth, Biography, Kids, Family, Death & Wiki

Paul Allen (born January 21, 1953 – died October 15, 2018) is an American Co-Founder Of Microsoft, Philanthropist, and Investor. In 1975, he and Bill Gates started a BASIC computer programming language interpreter. Later, they co-founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His full birth name is Paul Gardner Allen.

Allen made a deal for Microsoft to buy a Quick and Dirty Operating System in 1980. Furthermore, this led the company to develop a Disk Operating System. They delivered to IBM and ran it on IBM’s PC line.

Paul Allen Co-founder of Microsoft died of cancer

In 2000, due to his health condition, he withdrew his name from the Board of Director of the company. Later, Paul became the senior strategy advisor to the company’s executives. Moreover, Allen founded the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation in 1986.

On October 15, 2018, the investor died after battling a long fight against cancer. The businessman also has two professional sports teams in America.


Bio, Age, Parents & Early Life

Paul Allen wiki and bio

The Microsoft co-founder was born on January 21, 1953, in Seattle, Washington, USA. As of 2018, Paul Allen’s age was Sixty-five (65) years old. His parents Kenneth S. Allen (father) and Faye G. Allen (mother) were both librarians. Paul belongs to the Jewish religion. He also had a sister named Jody Patton (American businesswoman).

Furthermore, he did his schooling from Lakeside School. During his school, the businessman was interested in science and computers. Later, he enrolled in The Washington State University.

But due to career, Allen later drop-out from the University. He wanted to focus on the Honeywell in Boston, as a programmer.

Paul Allen American businessman and investor

In 1975 he and his friend created Microsoft. Unfortunately, due to his health, Paul left the company. Moreover, he started to invest in non-profit organizations for the benefit of the general public.

As of relationship, Allen never married in his life. Therefore, he has no children of his own. But he had many girlfriends. Paul also dated Jerry Hall.


Personal Life Information
Full Birth NamePaul Gardner Allen.
Nick namePaul.
Working As1. Co-Founder Of Microsoft.
2. Philanthropist.
3. Investor.
AgeSixty-five (65) years old (As of 2018).
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayJanuary 21, 1953.
Date of DeathOctober 15, 2018.
Birthplace/HometownSeattle, Washington, United States.
CitizenshipThe United States.
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Aquarius.
EthnicityWhite Caucasian.
Current ResidenceSeattle, Washington, United States.
Famous ForRecently died of cancer at the age of 65.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
WeightKilograms: 79 Kg.
Pounds: 174 lbs.
Biceps Size13.5 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)40-32-35.
Shoe Size (US)8.
Tattoos details?None.
Eye ColorBlue.
Hair ColorGreyish White.
ParentsFather: Kenneth S. Allen.
Mother: Faye G. Allen.
SiblingsSister: Jody Patton.
RelativesWill Update.
Paul Allen Wife & Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Dating History?Not found.
Girlfriend (Fiancee)Name not available.
Wife/Spouse NameNone.
Highest QualificationDrop-out.
SchoolLakeside School in Seattle.
College/UniversityThe Washington State University.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Matt Damon.
Actress: Alexandra Daddario.
Dream Holiday DestinationParis.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Love to doReading and Traveling.
Favorite DishesItalian Food.
Paul Allen Net worth
Net AssetApprox. $20.3 billion US dollars (As of 2018).
Contact Details
Office AddressNot Known
Home DetailsNot Known
Mobile or Phone NumberN.A.
Email AddressWill update soon.
Official WebsiteNot Available.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Paul Allen (Microsoft Co-founder)

Paul Allen age, height, and weight

  • He met Bill Gates at the age of 14 in school.
  • Allen was the one who came up with the name “Microsoft” for the company.
  • In 1982, Allen was detected with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
  • As of 2018, the estimated Net worth of Paul Allen is $20.3 billion USD.
  • Furthermore, he loved to play the guitar.
  • The 65-year-old businessman also known by the names of “Idea Man” and “the bitter billionaire”.

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  • His cancer was once treated by the doctor but in 2009, Paul again diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • Abbie Phillips sued Allen for sexually assaulting her.
  • In 2008, he received the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.




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