Bill Gates Biography
Bill Gates was Born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, William Henry ‘Bill’ Gates III is an American businessman, philanthropist, auther, investor and current Chairman of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen.
He had an early interest in software and began programming computers at the age of thirteen. Bill Gates became a student at the Harvard University in 1973. His life changed in January 1975 when a magazine carried a cover story on a $350 microcomputer, the Altair, made by a firm called the MITS.
He dropped out of the University and started working as a software designer. Allen and Gates planned to develop software for the newly emerging personal computer market.
The company, Microsoft became famous for their computer operating systems and business deals.
Gates proceeded to make a fortune from the licensing of an operating system, MS-DOS that IBM needed for their new personal computer.
On November 10, 1983, Microsoft Corporation formally announced Microsoft Windows, a next-generation operating system.
Besides being the most famous businessman of the late 1990s, Gates has also distinguished himself as a philanthropist.
Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have endowed the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with huge amounts of money to support philanthropic initiatives in the areas of global health and learning.
Bill Gates is the 2nd richest person in the world with more than 90 billion dollars in assets.
“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”Bill Gates
Family of Bill Gates
The real and full name of Bill Gates is William Henry Gates. He was born in Seattle, Washington, on October 28, 1955.There were four more members in his family – his father, William H. Gates, a famous lawyer, whose mother was Mary Maxwell Gates, who was a member of the first Interstate Bank System and the United Board of Directors and two of his sisters, Christie and Libby Are. Bill Gates also enjoyed his childhood and he continued to actively participate in sports jumping with studies.
Personal life of Bill Gates
In 1994, Bill Gates was married to Melinda, who lives in France, and in 1996 she gave birth to Jennifer Katherine Gates. After this, Melinda and Bill Gates had two more children named Rory John Gates and Phoebe Adele Gates. Currently, Bill Gates lives with his family in his beautiful home in Medina, Washington.
Some Basic Information About Bill Gates
Name: Bill Gates
Nick Name: William Henry Gates, William Henry Gates III
Birthday: October 28, 1955
Born In: Seattle, Wahington
Age: 63 Years
Famous As: Co-Founder Of Microssoft
Height: 1.77 M
Wife-: Melinda Gates
Father Name: William H. Gates Sr.
Mother Name: Mary Maxwell Gates
Siblings: Kristi Gates, Libby Gates
Children: Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates, Rory John Gates
Net Worth: $88.5 Billion As Of Jan 2017