Gabe Newell

Gabe Newell

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Gabe Newell is a very famous businessman and entrepreneur in the United States. Gabe Newell is also co-founder and the president of Valve Corporation. While Harvard University is also a former employee of Microsoft.

Early life

Gabe Newell was born on 3rd November 1962, in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This makes him 59 years old as of now. There is not much information regarding the name and profession of his parents, and siblings. While he holds an American nationality and practices Christianity. Further, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. According to astrology, he has as his zodiac sign.

Talking about his formal educational status, he completed his schooling at a local school in his hometown. And, he also accomplished his higher studies at Harvard University.

Professional life

Career-wise Gabe Newell is a tech genius and a businessman. He has been one of the top notched giants of this industry. He always had a great interest in technology and wanted to go further in it. As per his passion, he joined Harvard University, but later he dropped it and took a job with the American IT giant Microsoft. It started with Microsoft in 1983 and worked there for around 13 years. During this time he also was the producer of the Windows operative system versions 1.01, 1.02, and 1.03.

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Caption: Gabe Newell giving an interview on a show (Source: Celebrity Family)

The genius also worked closely with another successful person; Bill Gates who was also a Harvard University dropout. He was also a driving force behind the introduction of Windows NT by Microsoft. Later after leaving Microsoft he and one of the partners establish Valve Corporation in 1996. They developed the video games like; Half-Life, GoldSrc, etc, for Microsoft Windows. Moreover, he is also one of the pioneers in the field of advanced graphics and AI in gaming.

Following his work; he also developed the software store Steam, a digital distribution platform, offering digital rights management, and video streaming. It has developed some very popular games like; DOTA 2, and Team Fortress 2. Further, he also went to develop Steam for Schools for educational purposes. He is currently working as managing director in Valve Corporation as of today in different future projects. For his amazing works, he has been awarded titles like BAFTA Fellowship Award.

Net worth

Is living a comfortable life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has earned from his work as of today. Moreover, his total net worth is about $3.9 billion US dollars as of 2022.

Personal life

Moving on toward the romantic and private life of Gabe Newell, he is married. He has tied the knot with Lisa Mennet in 2006. They are leading a comfortable life with two sons. Apart from it, he has no affairs with any other person. While he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of controversial events till today. Apart from it, he once suffered from Fuchs dystrophy too and recovered later in 2007.

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Caption: Gabe Newell and his friend (Source: Reddit)

Body measurement and Social media

Gabe Newell is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. The businessman stands about 5 feet and 5 inches tall. While he weighs 98kg. Moreover, the number has not been revealed yet, talking about the overall body measurement. The color of his eyes is brown, and he has grey colored hair.

Gabe Newell is also present on social media. He has a Facebook account under his own name. While he also has an Instagram account under the name @gabenewell_valve with 1.8k followers. Moreover, his Twitter account @GabeLNewell has 19.2k followers.

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