Bill was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He began to show an interest in computers at age 13. He liked programing them. He had to sisters, Kristaine who was older than him and Liddy who was younger than him. They were a very successful family. His parents were worried about his computer interes but they finally let him do what he liked to do.
He became one of the richest men in the world. He created a very large software business called microsoft. His software became very popular.