(Creator of Microsoft)
William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, and humanitarian. He is best known as the principal founder of Microsoft Corporation.
Facts of Bill Gates
|Full Name:||Bill Gates|
|Age:||65 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||August 28, 1955|
|Birth Place:||Seattle, Washington, U.S.|
|Net Worth:||$119.7 billion|
|Salary:||$137.24 US (microsoft trading)|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (English, German, Irish, and Scots-Irish)|
|Profession:||Creator of Microsoft|
|Father's Name:||William H. Gates Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Mary Maxwell Gates|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Capricorn|
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Microsoft was founded with a vision of a computer on every desk, and in every home. We've never wavered from that vision.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
I am a strong proponent of measuring teachers' effectiveness, and my foundation works with many schools to help make sure that such evaluations improve the overall quality of teaching. But publicly ranking teachers by name will not help them get better at their jobs or improve student learning. On the contrary, it will make it a lot harder to implement teacher evaluation systems that work.
Relationship Statistics of Bill Gates
|What is Bill Gates marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Bill Gates get married ? (married date):||January 01, 1994|
|How many children does Bill Gates have ? (name):||Three (Jennifer Katharine Gates, Rory John Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates )|
|Is Bill Gates having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Bill Gates gay ?:||No|
|Who is Bill Gates wife ? (name):||Melinda Gates (French)|
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Bill Gates’s relationship status is truly and happily married to Melinda Gates (French) since January 1, 1994, and they couldn’t be any happier.
The wedding ceremony took place on a Golf course in Lanai, Hawaii. Since then they have been together sharing an incredible bond between them.
Melinda is a philanthropist and the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
They have three children- Jennifer Katharine, Rory John, and Phoebe Adele. Jennifer was born on April 26, 1996. Rory was born on May 23, 1999. And Phoebe was born on September 14, 2002.
Currently, the family lives happily in Medina, Washington in an estimated $ 125 million house.
Who is Bill Gates?
Washington-born Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. Similarly, Bill is also the Technology advisor of Microsoft. Additionally, for his charity organization, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, he acts as the CEO.
Furthermore, he is also the chief executive officer of Cascade Investment and Chairman of Branded Entertainment Network.
He has been a generous philanthropist helping to eradicate several health diseases and eliminate poverty.
Bill Gates: Early life, Childhood, and Education
Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955, as William Henry Gates III. He was born in Seattle in Washington. His father’s name is William H. Gates Sr. Similarly, the name of his mother is Mary Maxwell Gates.
Mary was the BOD member of First Interstate BancSystem and the United Way. And William Sr. used to work as a lawyer.
Machine and programming fascinated him since his early life. He spent his childhood growing his interest in computers.
For his education, he went to Lakeside School. Later he graduated from there in 1973. Then he joined Harvard College after scoring 1590 out of 1600 on SAT.
But after two years, he dropped out of college.
Bill Gates: Career, Salary, Net worth
Bill Gates started working on programming in his early college days. He founded Microsoft along with Paul Allen in 1975. In the initial years, he mainly focused on writing codes rather than handling management.
He hooked up with Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS) to work on the BASIC interpreter. Afterward, in 1980, Microsoft partnered with IBM selling the software for IBM PC. Although he partnered with IBM, he did not give the copyright of the operating system. Then M-Dos from Microsoft became a huge success.
Subsequently, this led to Bill Gates’ success as the man behind Microsoft. After a couple of years on November 20, 1985, Microsoft launched its first retail version of an operating system named, “Microsoft Windows.” He worked as CEO for Microsoft until 2000. After that, he mainly worked as chairman and Chief Software Architect in Microsoft.
Additionally, he also works for other groups and organizations. He is also the CEO of Cascade Investment and Chairman of Branded Entertainment Network.
Furthermore, he sits on the Board of Berkshire Hathaway. He is a philanthropist and has donated billions of dollars to eradicate poverty and diseases like polio and malaria.
Bill Gates: Net Worth, Earnings
He has an estimated net worth of $119.7 billion USD. His earnings from Microsoft’s after-hours trading is approximately $137.24 an hour.
Bill Gates: Rumors, Controversy
Bill Gates has been part of criticisms. Previously, educational experts criticized him for donating and supporting schools with personalized learning philosophy in Africa.
Bill Gates accused IBM of not putting a single button for “ctrl+alt+del” action.
But people have criticized him for not solving that problem by him. Apart from that, presently he is not part of any controversies and rumors.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Bill Gates has auburn hair and blue eyes. His height is 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 63.5 kg.
Social Media Profile
Bill has a huge social media following. He has over 19.5 million followers on Facebook. Similarly, he has 45.1 million and 1.1 million fans on Twitter and Instagram respectively.