Bill Gates is a, Computer Programmer and American businessman. He is the co-founder of Microsoft (the world’s largest PC software company). The company was invented in 1975, Gates has held several positions like: chairman, CEO and chief software architect.
One of the famous entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution, he has been consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people starting from 1987. Bill Gates father was a lawyer, He was encouraged from a young age to be competitive.
He developed an interest in computers while in school, he wrote his first computer program as a young teenager. After his schooling, Bill Gates enrolled at the Harvard College though he did not stay there long enough to complete his studies. He dropped out because he wants to pursue his passion in computers and teamed up with Paul Allen ( his schoolmate) to form Microsoft.
The company proved to be highly successful and within some years Bill Gates became an internationally known entrepreneur. Along with his ex-wife, he has created the charity organization Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has also authored and co-authored of many books.
Bill Gates Biography:
Bill Gates full name is William Henry Gates. Gates was born on 28th Oct 1955 in Seattle, Washington. His family background is quite worth mentioning. At an his early age, he comprehended his parents’ wish to pursue a career in law.
Like every kid, this famous personality was picked on and bullied in his school. Bill Gates family was so supportive and encouraging during his childhood days.
Bill Gates family never missed an opportunity to pat his back when he succeeded and never failed to frown upon when things went south. Computers have forever fascinated Bill Gates.
Bill Gates Family:
Gates was born into a well-to-do family. Bill Gates family must have risen to prominence even before he led the Global tech giant which was Microsoft.
Bill Gates’s father name is, William Henry Gates. He was a popular lawyer of his time. Gates’ mother name is, Mary Maxwell Gates, was a woman of power. His mother was a member of the board of directors for the United Way of America and became the first women director of First Interstate Bank.
Bill Gates Education:
Everyone familiar with Bill Gates loves computers. When he was at school, he mostly skip math classes to pursue his interest in computers.
He was very good in studies, and Bill Gates was a merit student in Lakeside School. He wanted to fulfil his parents dream’ wish to choose a pre-law major. But later, he decided to study mathematics and computer. Bill Gates makes a full stop to his education at Harvard University when he found Microsoft after dropping out.
Even though Bill Gates is a college dropout student, Harvard University must be proud to have had him there. If only every college dropout were as successful as Bill Gates.
Gates and his friend Allen started working on BASIC, a computer program used on large computers, and when the project was a fortunate one Bill Gates decided to stay away from Harvard University for his good.
It may be a cliché, but perseverance and interest can take a person in a long way.
Besides a true inspiration, he makes us want to inspire people as he does in his time. He dropped out of one of the world’s largest institutions and made everybody turn their heads. That is his the long-winded definition of triumph.
Bill Gates Massively Macro Innings at Microsoft:
Most of the successful people start doing important things at a very early of their age. So Bill Gates is not an exception. Bill Gates had his first coding experience at his teenager age which was 13. You also heard about tic-tac-toe if you had an idyllic childhood.
When other 13-year-olds child were occupied to playing tic-tac-toe, Bill Gates went an extra mile making a version of that game on an electric computer. Let us now see about his 33-year long love affair with one of the global tech giants. No wonder Microsoft is the world’s largest pc software firm.
Initially Microsoft was a hyphenated word ‘Micro-soft.’ Bill Gates, along with Paul Allen started the initial sparks of Microsoft in the year 1975.
Bill Gates’ influence the industry was more than ever when he licensed MS-DOS to International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). IBM was one of the leading companies in this field back then, setting the industry’s pace.
Then Bill Gates has enhanced the company with his multiple roles like: Chief Executive Officer, chairman, president, and chief software architect at Microsoft.
In the early of 1990s, He was the ultimate charm of the whole tech industry that everyone chanted and was enchanted. He has also held a major portion of the firm’s share till the year 2014. Owning most of the shares of the famous Microsoft firm made him one of the affluent businessmen in the whole world.
Bill Gates Net Worth:
Bill Gates is one of the wealthiest businessmen in the whole world. He is right now the 4th richest person globally. Bill Gates net worth is around 133 billion dollars. Except Microsoft, Bill Henry Gates has other assets like Cascade Investment LLC and 56.5 billion American dollars in cash.
This colossal net worth has continuously won him a mention in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people since 1987.