Ann Winblad Bio, Age, Husband, Bill Gates, Net Worth, Young, Family, Kids, Alex Kline

Ann Winblad
Ann Winblad

Ann Winblad Biography

Ann Winblad is an American businesswoman and entrepreneur from Minnesota. She is widely recognized as the founder and partner of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Ann is also popularly known as the first ex-girlfriend of renowned American businessman Bill Gates. She has received a couple of awards for her work. They include the 2017 Award for Exemplary Women honor and SV Forum Visionary Award.

Winblad is a Minnesota Native who grew up in the suburbs of Red Wing, USA. She attended a private school situated in her hometown. She was a cheerleader and a student Valedictorian in her former high school. Ann also received her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. She even won the John F. Cade Award while she was a student at the University of St.Thomas.. Ann also advanced her studies at the same University and earned her Master’s degree.

Winbald began her career as an employee at the Federal Reserve where she worked for thirteen months before she left to start her own business called Open Systmes Inc. Open Systems was an accounting software firm that sold over $15 million in profits in a span of six years. Unfortunately, Ann sold Open Systems to IBM and invested in Microsoft back in 1989. This is the time she met Bill gates the founder of Microsoft and the two began a short-lived relationship. Ann formed her current business venture called Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.

Ann Winblad Age

How old is Ann Winblad? Winbad is 73 years old as of 2023. She was born on November 1, 1950, in Red Wing, Minnesota, United States. In addition, Winblad celebrates her birthday on November 1st every year. Her zodiac birthday sign is Scorpio.

Ann Winblad Height | Weight

How tall is Bill Gates’ ex-girlfriend? Ann stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.59 m). She also weighs approximately weighs 55 kilograms (121 Ibs). Additionally, her other body measurements are 34-28-40 inches. Bill’s hair color is dark brown and her eye color is blonde.

Ann Winblad Parents

Winblad was born to his parents Wilbor Winblad (father) and Elizabeth Stark (mother). Wilbor worked several jobs in companies based in Minnesota while her mother was a homemaker. She also grew up alongside her other siblings named Rusgford Winblad and Framington Winbald.

Ann Winblad Husband Alex Kline

Ann is currently married to her husband Edward Alex Kline, a well-known private investigator. The two love birds exchnaged vows through a private white-themed wedding ceremony that was held in 2015. Kline and Winblad like to live their personal married life away from the media. However, the couple lives in the quiet suburbs of Red Wing, Minnesota.

Ann Winblad Bill Gates

Bill Gates is a famous American business Mogul and billionaire philanthropist from Seattle, Washington. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Microsoft and other business ventures in the United States. Bill married Miranda Gates in 1994 but the two ended their marriage in 2021. Since then, Bill Gates moved on and he has been dating a famous venture capitalist. Ann met Gates at the Ben Rosen-Esther Dyson computer conference in 1984. They dated for a while until 1987.

Ann Winblad Net Worth

Winblad has an estimated net worth of around $15 million USD. Her primary source of income is her career as a businesswoman and co-founder of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.