Gabe Newell Net Worth: Gabe “Gaben” Newell is an American businessman in the video game development field. Gabe Newell was born November 3, 1962. He attended Harvard University but dropped out and spent 13 years working for Microsoft, during which time Newell claims to have been the producer on the first three releases of Microsoft Windows. He is best known as the co founder and managing director of video game development and online distribution company Valve Corporation. Newell and another Microsoft employee, Mike Harrington, left Microsoft to found Valve in 1996, using their own money to fund Valve through the development of the video game Half-Life. Valve Corporation has gone on to produce such other popular video games as Counter-Strike, Day of Defeat, Portal and others.
Gabe Newell Net Worth: $4,1 Billion