Bill Gates

Founder of MicroSoft

Who is Bill Gates and why is he Famous?

Entrepreneur Bill Gates founded the world's largest software business, Microsoft, with Paul Allen, and subsequently became one of the richest men in the world.

What did MicroSoft recently Create?

Microsoft has recently came out with Windows 10(software) and also has recently come out with the windows tablet 4. Microsoft has sold over one billion dollars in revenue.

Bill Gates Early Life

  • Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955.

  • Bill Gates was very good in Math and Science and did well in the other subjects, but he enjoyed Science and Math the most.

  • He started to show interest in computers when he was 13.

  • He took and computer class that the school offered him and he was able to create a tic-tac-toe game.

  • At the age of 15, he went into business with Paul Allen.

  • Bill Gates was accepted to Harvard, but after two years at Harvard, he decided to continue his business with Paul and drop out of Harvard

Net Worth and Philanthropy

Bill Gates net worth is about $79.50 billion. Bill Gates has created the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation to help stop diseases like HIV and to find a cure for these diseases.