Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953) is an American philanthropist, investor and innovator, best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation alongside Bill Gates. As of January 2015, he was estimated to be the 51st richest person in the world, with an estimated wealth of $17.5 billion.

Allen is the founder and chairman of Vulcan Inc., which manages his various business and philanthropic efforts. Allen also has a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio including technology companies, real estate holdings, and stakes in other technology and media companies. He owns two professional sports teams, the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL),and the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA)and is part-owner of the Seattle Sounders FC, which joined Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2009.

He is also the founder of the Allen Institute for Brain Science,the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, the Allen Institute for Cell Science and Stratolaunch Systems.

Charity & Foundations
Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

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Sister Jody Allen

The Flying Heritage Collection is a premier aviation attraction, with something of interest for visitors of all ages.

The EMP Museum, founded by Paul Allen, is dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel popular culture.

Real Estate

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has paid $27 million for a sprawling mansion in Atherton, CA, a ritzy town in the heart of Silicon Valley.

An avid collector of trophy properties and yachts, his newest acquisition was purchased via a family trust and the deal closed on November 12, 2013.

Allen lives full-time in the Seattle area, where he has a sprawling, state-of-the-art residence on tony Mercer Island, with a yacht parked out front. He also owns multi-million-dollar properties all over the world, including Cap Ferrat in France, Hawaii, Malibu, Manhattan, Idaho, Beverly Hills and London.

Own  Seahawks and the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers

Super Cars
Large Super car collection


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Updated on March 26, 2015 at 12:00 am


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