Bill Gates

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Date of Birth October 28, 1955
Place of Birth Seattle, Washington
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Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, author, landowner and philanthropist. He is a co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer, president and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is considered one of the best known entrepreneurs of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s. Gates was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. In 1975, he co-founded Microsoft with childhood friend Paul Allen in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It went on to become the world's largest personal computer software company. Gates led the company as chairman and CEO until stepping down as CEO in January 2000, but he remained chairman and became chief software architect. During the late 1990s, he had been criticized for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive.

Born: William Henry Gates III, October 28, 1955, Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Education: Harvard University (dropped out)
Occupation: Software developer, investor, entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Land owner
Years active: 1975–present
Net worth: US$139.8 billion (April 01, 2021)
Children: 3
Parents: Bill Gates Sr. (father), Mary Maxwell (mother)
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About Bill Gates

Co-founder of Microsoft, which he grew to become one of the most successful companies in history. Forbes ranked him the wealthiest person in the world from 1995 to 2009.

Bill Gates Before Fame

He hacked into his high school's computer system to make sure there would be more girls in his classes than boys.

Achievement of Bill Gates

He attended Lakeside School where the Mothers Club used garage-sale proceeds to buy a Teletype Model 33 ASR computer. This was the computer he learned to program on.

Bill Gates Family Life

He married Melinda Gates on January 1, 1994. He has two daughters named Phoebe and Jennifer and a son named Rory.

Associations of Bill Gates

His work was often compared to that of Steven Jobs who was a fierce competitor of his during the computer revolution.

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Latest information about Bill Gates updated on April 12, 2021.

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