Valve’s Gabe Newell is officially worth more than the current President-Elect of the United States.
According to Forbes’ most recent list of billionaires (via Kotaku), Newell is ranked #134 with a net worth of $4.1 billion. He’s positioned on the list above the likes of Trump, Oprah, and Steven Spielberg. Currently positioned at the top of the list are Microsoft’s Bill Gates ($81B), Amazon’s Jeff Bezos ($67), Warren Buffett ($65.5B), and Facebook’s Zuckerberg ($55.5B).
Newell is the CEO of Valve Software, one of the most lucrative companies in the gaming industry due to their creation of the Half-Life, Portal, Left 4 Dead, and Dota games, as well as the massively popular PC gaming platform Steam.