Microsoft-co founder, Paul Allen, has won the title of the world's wealthiest bachelor, with an estimated personal fortune of $15.3 billion, according to a ranking by Wealth-X, a global wealth intelligence provider.
Sixty-year-old Allen, who is a business tycoon, investor and philanthropist, owns two sports teams—the Seattle Seahawks, an American football team and the Portland Trail Blazers, a basketball team. He has never been married and resides on Seattle's Mercer Island.
In November, he reportedly snapped up an eight-bedroom mansion in the Silicon Valley town of Atherton for $27 million, joining other billionaire residents in the neighborhood, including Google chairman Eric Schmidt, Hewlett-Packard Chief Meg Whitman and brokerage magnate Charles Schwab.
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