Gordon Moore

  • Entrepreneur

    January 3, 1929


    California, USA


    95 Years Old



    Other Information

    Death of Date March 24, 2023
    Occupation Entrepreneur
    Full Name Gordon Earle Moore
    Years Active 1968-2023
    Nationality American
    Known For Co-founder and emeritus chairman of Intel Corporation
    Notable Work Moore's law
    Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
    Education California Institute of Technology
    Children Steven and Kenneth
    Net Worth $7 billion
    Spouses Betty Irene Whitaker


    Gordon Moore was an American businessman, engineer, and the co-founder and emeritus chairman of Intel Corporation also popularly known for Moore’s law, the observation that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit (IC) doubles about every two years.

    Before Fame

    Moore and his wife established the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, with a gift worth about $5 billion. By founding the platforms, they give extensively in the area of environmental conservation, supporting significant projects in environmental conservation, science, and other projects.


    He and Robert Noyce founded NM Electronics in July 1968, which later became Intel Corporation, where Moore performed his duty as executive vice president until 1975 when he became president. He was named chairman emeritus in 1997.

    Family Life

    Gordon Moore was born on January 3, 1929, in San Francisco, California, USA. After getting a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of California, he enrolled at the California Institute of Technology and completed a Ph.D. in chemistry in 1954. Moore and Betty Irene Whitaker married in 1950 and had two sons, Steven and Kenneth. Moore died at his home in Hawaii on March 24, 2023, at the age of 94.

    Net Worth

    As of February 2023, Moore’s net worth was reported to be $7 billion.


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