Bill Gates – Microsoft,wiki, Family & Net Worth- Biography
William Henry Gates III
Physical Stas & More
Salt and pepper
Bill Gates Sr.
Mary Mexwell Gates
Kristi Gates, Libby Gates
1st January, 1994
Rory John Gates
Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates
Date of birth
28 October, 1955
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Medina, Washington, United States
Medina, Washington, USA
Playing Golf and Tennis
Thai and Italian food, concoctions
US$ 113.7 billion (August, 2020)
Collections of Cars
Collections of Jets
Bombardier BD-700 Global Express- Valued at $19.5 million
Bill Gates occupation is software developer. He was born in an upper-middle class family, on October 28, 1955, in Washington. Bill Gates is known as the co-founder and president of a company called Microsoft. Gates take up the positions of president, chief executive officer (CEO), president and chief software architect during his career at Microsoft. Until May, 2014 he is being the largest individual shareholder.
At the age of 13, he was interested in computer programming. Through technology, they started making new business plans and aggressive business strategies. He and his partner Paul Allen jointly start Microsoft, the world’s largest software business. For growing Microsoft business, today Bill Gates is one of the richest person in the world. In February 2014, Bill Gates announced that he was resigning from the position of Microsoft chairman.
William Henry Gates, the real and full name of Bill Gates. There were four more members in his family, apart from these. His father’s name is Bill Gates Sr., who was a famous lawyer. His mother’s name is Mary Maxwell. In the United Interstate Banking System, his mother was working on the board of directors. Born in an ordinary family, Bill Gates also had two sisters, named Kristi and Libby. Mary Maxwell, who taught children who spent all their time in making children’s career successful, encouraging and alleviating social differences, and charity, Bill Gates had a very close relationship with his mother.
He has been added in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people, since 1987. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who had an estimated net worth of US$90.6 billion compared to Gates’s net worth of US$89.9 billion at the time, Bezos surpassed Gates in October, 2017. He is the second-wealthiest person in the world, behind Bezos as of August, 2020, Gates has an estimated net worth of US$113.7 billion.
Through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, he has given sizable amount of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs, reported to be the world’s largest private charity.
In 1968, Bill Gates’ parents got him admitted to a private school, Lakeside School. Bill Gates then stepped up his command on programming at the young age of just 13 and created a software program, a programming computer, known as “Tic-Tac-Tow”.
At the same time, at school, Bill Gates met Paul Allen, who was a senior to him, due to Paul’s interest in the computer, the two became good friends and then both in the school lab Simultaneously, time was spent and the commuter of his school used to tamper with the software of the company for the purpose of learning, after which the commuter company stopped the school for some time.
Bill completed his schooling and then after that he took admission in Harvard College, in 1973. Even during his college days, Bill Gates used to spend most of his time with computers, then after that he decided to leave college and do business with his friend Alan.
Bill Gates helped build computer software during his schooling when he was just 20 years old when he, along with his friend Paul Allen, founded Microsoft in 1975, which has become the largest company in the world today. Although initially it was known as Micro-Soft.
He initially succeeded by creating a program called “Basic”, the famous programming language of the microcomputer, and then started developing programming languages and operating systems for several other companies, due to which his Microsoft company soon gained recognition.
Microsoft and IBM Deal
Then in 1980, IBM (International Business Machine), one of the world’s largest companies, offered Microsoft a deal to build basic software for IBM’s new personal computer. For IBM following the deal, Bill Gates’ company built the PC Doc operating system.
Windows Operating System Established
On November 10, 1983, Bill Gates announced Microsoft Windows and then two years later launched his first Microsoft Windows operating system in 1985. After this, in a few years, all the personal computers of the world took over their operating system Windows.
The Road Ahead
Business @ the speed of thought
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster
Documentary films about Gates
Machine That Changed the World (1990)
Triumph of the Nerds (1996)
Nerds 2.0.1 (1998)
Waiting for “Superman” (2010)
The Virtual Revolution (2010)
Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates (2019)
Pirates of Silicon Valley
Nothing So Strange,
The Social Network,
National Medal of Technology and Innovation
Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society
Satelite Special Achievement Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Entertainment New Media
Silver Buffalo Award
Bower Award for Business Leadership
Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Awards
Bambi – Millennium Award
Presidential Medal of Freedom