Bill Gates – Microsoft,wiki, Family & Net Worth- Biography

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Bill Gates – Microsoft,wiki, Family & Net Worth- Biography

 Billl Gates

Full name

William Henry Gates III

Nick name

Trey

Profession

Software Developer

Physical Stas & More

Height

1.77 m

Weight

70 kg

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Salt and pepper

Family

Father

Bill Gates Sr.

Mother

Mary Mexwell Gates

Brother

None

Sister

Kristi Gates, Libby Gates

Marital Status

Married

Wife

Melinda Gates

Marriage Date

1st January, 1994

Son

Rory John Gates

Daughter

Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates

Personal Life

Date of birth

28 October, 1955

Birthplace

Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Age

64 Years

Zodiac Sign

Scorpio

Nationality

American

Residence

Medina, Washington, United States

Hometown

Medina, Washington, USA

School

Lakeside School

College/University

Harvard University

Education Qualification

Graduation

Religion

Christianity

Hobbies

Playing Golf and Tennis

Favorite Things

Food

Thai and Italian food, concoctions

Animal

Dog

Net worth

US$ 113.7 billion (August, 2020)

Collections of Cars

Porsche 911

Porsche 959

Porsche 930

Collections of Jets

Bombardier BD-700 Global Express- Valued at $19.5 million

Early Life

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.

Personal Life

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.

Education

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.

Career

Microsoft Established

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.

Books

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)

Feature films

1999

 Pirates of Silicon Valley

2002

Nothing So Strange,

2010

The Social Network,

2015

Steve Jobs

Awards

1992

National Medal of Technology and Innovation

1994

Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society

1997

Satelite Special Achievement Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Entertainment New Media

2010

Silver Buffalo Award

2010

Bower Award for Business Leadership

2013

Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Awards

2013

Bambi – Millennium Award

2015

Padma Bhushan

2016

Presidential Medal of Freedom

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