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Robert Gates (Robert Michael Gates) was born on 25 September, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas, USA, is an Actor. Discover Robert Gates's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 78 years old?

Popular As Robert Michael Gates
Occupation actor
Age 78 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born 25 September 1943
Birthday 25 September
Birthplace Wichita, Kansas, USA
Nationality USA

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Robert Gates Height, Weight & Measurements

At 78 years old, Robert Gates height is 5' 7" (1.7 m) .

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Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Who Is Robert Gates's Wife?

His wife is Becky Gates (7 January 1967 - present) ( 2 children)

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Wife Becky Gates (7 January 1967 - present) ( 2 children)
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Robert Gates Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Robert Gates worth at the age of 78 years old? Robert Gates’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from USA. We have estimated Robert Gates's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
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Source of Income Actor

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He stepped down in 2011. Gates has a long and distinguished career in National Security Affairs.

Gates continued to serve as Secretary of Defense until his retirement on July 1, 2011. He was replaced by CIA Director Leon Panetta.

Gates was named Chancellor of The College of William and Mary on September 6th, 2011.


The 2009 Commencement Speaker at the US Military Academy, West Point, NY.


In 2006, President George W. Bush appointed him to serve on the Iraq Study Group. That same year, Donald Rumsfeld stepped down as Secretary of Defense and Gates was nominated to be his replacement. Gates subsequently resigned from the ISG to accept the appointment. He was confirmed by the Senate by a wide margin.


From 2002 to 2006, Robert Gates served as the 22nd President of Texas A&M. During his tenure, there was an attempt to recall him to public service to be the inaugural Director of National Intelligence. He declined.


He received an Doctor of Humane Letters from William & Mary in 1998.


From 1989 to 1991, he again served in the Executive Office of the President as Deputy National Security Advisor. He was renominated for the DCI position by President George H. W. Bush and was confirmed by the Senate. He was sworn in on November 5th. He served for two years. As DCI, Gates not only served as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency, but the Intelligence Community as a whole.


In 1987, he was nominated by President Reagan to serve as Director of Central Intelligence, DCI, but withdrew his name from consideration due to questions surrounding the level of involvement on his part in the Iran-Contra Affair.


He served as Deputy Director of Central Intelligence from April 18, 1986 to March 20, 1989.


In 1981, he was named the Director of the DCI/DDCI Executive Staff. Gates was promoted to Deputy Director for Intelligence(DDI).


He departed from the CIA to serve on the the staff of the National Security Council, returning to the CIA in 1979. He then served as the Director of the Strategic Evaluation Center, Office of Strategic Research.


In 1974, Gates completed his doctorate in Russian and Soviet history from Georgetown University.


He married his wife Becky on January 7, 1967 after only knowing each other for three months when he proposed.

In 1967, during the peak of the Vietnam War, Gates was drafted into the service as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Force. His duties were to brief Air crews as an intelligence officer. After he completed his service, he joined the Company.


Gates attended Indiana University as a Graduate student and subsequently received a MA in History in 1966.

In 1966, then Grad student Gates was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency.


Robert Gates graduated Wichita High School East in 1961 and received a scholarship to attend the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1965 with a Bachelor of Arts. in History. While attending William & Mary, Gates was an active member and president of the Alpha Phi Omega chapter and the Young Republicans.


Robert Michael Gates was born in Wichita, Kansas on September 25, 1943. As a child, he was involved in the Boy Scouts of America, eventually attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. His time in the BSA without a doubt instilled within him the values that would enable him to have a long career in public service and confer upon him a solid reputation that transverses party lines.


Robert M. Gates was the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense.