Robert Gates Net Worth, Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Weight, and many more details can be checked on this page. Robert Gates is a Former United States Secretary of Defense who has a net worth of around $8 Million. He is an American intelligence analyst, scholar, statesman, and university president. The U.S. resident has served as a Director of central intelligence as well as the secretary of defense. He has served in the U.S. military defense 22nd year starting from 2006-2011. During his whole career, he has received many awards for his intelligence and bravery. Also, check Colin Powell Net Worth.

Robert Gates Net Worth

Robert Gates has earned a high income through all these years by being a great political support and serving as the Defence Secretary for the U.S. Army. Through all these years, he has worked very hard to achieve everything that he has got in his life. Without even a single speck of doubt, he served the CIA for over more than two decades which is truly commendable. It takes a lot of patience and perseverance to do one single organization for so long.

Due to his great work and skills, he has gained a lot of wealth that accounts for and adds to his whopping net worth. Robert Gates M is the Director of Starbucks Corp. and owns over 19,776 Starbucks Corp stock worth over 2 Million dollars. He is also a well-known Director of Brinker International Inc. and owns over 750 shares of Brinker International Inc stock worth over $33,157.50.

Net Worth:$8 Million
Date of Birth:September 25, 1943 (79 years old)
Profession:Statesman, Politician
Nationality:United States of America

Robert Gates Net Worth Growth

Net worth in 2023$8.0 million
Net worth in 2022$7.5 million
Net worth in 2021$7.0 million
Net worth in 2020$6.5 million
Net worth in 2019$6.0 million

Robert Gates Biography

Robert Michael Gates, aka Robert Gates, was born on September 25, 1943, in Wichita, Kansas, USA, and is a retired scholar and politician. He was born to Isabel V. and Melville A. Gates. He completed his high school at the Wichita High School East in 1961. He got a scholarship to attend the College of William and Mary and did B.A. in History from there and graduated in 1965. He was one of the active members of Young Republicans while studying.

Robert Gates Net Worth
Robert Gates Net Worth

After being graduated in 1965, he obtained a degree in History from the University of Indiana. In 1974, He completed his Ph.D. degree in Russian and Soviet History from Georgetown University. On January 7, 1967, he married his wife Becky Gates, and the duo had two children together.

Gates has even written and published various books, and all of them are a good read. His books started publishing in 1996, and after that, he kept writing multiple books, and those got published eventually. He is one of the eminent and retired members of the CIA who has achieved a lot while serving there for a considerable amount of time in his life.


Full NameRobert Gates
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 25, 1943
Place Of BirthWichita, Kansas USA
Height1.98 m
ProfessionUnited States Secretary of Defense
EducationGeorgetown University, Indiana University Bloomington, College of William & Mary, Wichita East High School
SpouseBecky Gates
ParentsMelville A. Gates, Isabel V. Gates
MoviesThe Strange History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Robert Gates Career

Before becoming the Department of Defense leader, Robert Long completed his higher education at the College of William and Mary (B.A., 1965). He then earned his M.A. at Indiana University in 1966. In the same year, he was also recruited as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief. After leaving the CIA, Gates acquired president at Texas A&M University and became a member of several corporate boards. Robert Gates was one of the Iraq Study Group hat members who thoroughly studied the Iraq War.

Even though being the first pick to become the first Director of National Intelligence (DNI), Gates turned down the appointment to remain President of Texas A&M University. He got the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America and even received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award and Silver Buffalo Award from BSA when he got an adult. Donald Trump Net Worth and Kim Jong-un Net Worth.

However, on November 8, 2006, he accepted the nomination for Secretary of Defense, filling in the shoes of Donald Rumsfeld. He remained to serve as Secretary of Defense in President Barack Obama’s administration until his retirement in 2011. Robert Gates was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award, by President Obama during his retirement ceremony.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Robert Gates?

Robert Gates estimated net worth is $8 Million. Robert Gates has earned a high income through all these years by being a great political support and serving as the Defence Secretary for the U.S. Army.

What is the age of Robert Gates?

Robert Michael Gates, aka Robert Gates, was born on September 25, 1943, in Wichita, Kansas, USA. He is 79 years old as of 2023.

How much does Robert Gates make annually?

As of 2023, Robert Gates has an estimated net worth of $8 million. His annual income is around $250,000.

Is Robert Gates married?

Yes, Robert gates are married to Becky Gates, and the duo had two children together.

What is the height of Mr. Robert?

Robert is around 5ft 6 inches tall.

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