Scott Trepel

Bill Gross Is Downsizing

Photo: Bob Riha Jr/Getty Images Bill Gross may never retire, but that does not mean that he has no work-life balance. Far from it, for the Bond King is a man of many varied interests and diverse hobbies. He’s a devoted parent. He’s a dog and cat lover. He’s a feminist and a comedian (unfortunately, at the same time). He’s a dancer. He dabbles in philosophy and contract law. He exercises a bit. And, of course, he’s a writer—a poet, an essayist and a brainteaser pioneer. But outside of the office, Bill Gross is above all things a philatelist. One of the benefits of earning nine figures per year is you can build up a sweet enough stamp collection to sell off chunks of it off and still be the envy of your peers. But two years after winning the National Postal Museum’s Philatelic Achievement Aw...