BILL GATES RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD .

July 22, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. Born: 28 October 1955 (age 64 years), Seattle, Washington, United States NET WORTH :  11,280 crores USD (2020).

How did Bill Gates get rich :

Bill Gates got an early start to building his fortune. At just 17, he sold his first computer program, a timetabling system, to his private high school for $4,200. Childhood friends, Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft in 1975. … At just 30 years old, Gates was already one of the wealthiest people in America.

External business ventures and investments (partial list) :

Gates has a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio with stake in various sectors and has participated in several entrepreneurial ventures beyond Microsoft, including:

Is Bill Gates the richest man in the world :

Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates regained his status as the world’s richest person for the first time in two years on Friday, topping Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Bloomberg reported. Shares landed Gates‘ net worth at $110 billion, while Bezos is at $108.7 billion.Nov 16, 2019.

What exactly did Bill Gates do :

William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.

What was Bill Gates first job :

Competitor Apple may like to poke fun at Microsoft’s less-than-cool image, but Bill Gates is laughing all the way to the bank. This Harvard drop-out followed his passion for tech from a young age: his first job was as a computer programmer for TRW during his senior year in high school.

Who are Bill Gates parents :

Bill Gates Sr.FatherMary Maxwell GatesMotherBill Gates/Parents

How old was Bill Gates when he became a millionaire :

31 Gates’s wealth continued to balloon after Microsoft’s IPO and he became a billionaire in 1987 at age 31. At the time, he was the youngest person ever to reach the milestone.

What age did Bill Gates retire :

On March 13, 1986, Microsoft became a public company. Its founder and CEO, a 36-year-old Bill Gates, took a seat on its board of directors. Thirty-four years later—exactly to the day—Gates is stepping down.

Personal life

Gates and his wife, Melinda, 2009

Gates married Melinda French on a golf course on the Hawaiian island of Lanai on January 1, 1994. They have three children. The family resides in Xanadu 2.0, an earth-sheltered mansion in the side of a hill overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. In 2009, property taxes on the mansion were reported to be US$1.063 million, on a total assessed value of US$147.5 million. The 66,000-square-foot (6,100 m2) estate has a 60-foot (18 m) swimming pool with an underwater music system, as well as a 2,500-square-foot (230 m2) gym and a 1,000-square-foot (93 m2) dining room.

Who is richer Amazon or Bill Gates :

Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates regained his status as the world’s richest person for the first time in two years on Friday, topping Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Bloomberg reported. … The stock market boost shifted Gates‘ net worth to $110 billion, while Bezos is at $108.7 billion.

Windows :

Microsoft launched its first retail version of Microsoft Windows on November 20, 1985. In August of the following year, the company struck a deal with IBM to develop a separate operating system called OS/2. Although the two companies successfully developed the first version of the new system, the partnership deteriorated due to mounting creative differences.

Personal life :

Gates and his wife, Melinda, 2009

Gates married Melinda French on a golf course on the Hawaiian island of Lanai on January 1, 1994. They have three children. The family resides in Xanadu 2.0, an earth-sheltered mansion in the side of a hill overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. In 2009, property taxes on the mansion were reported to be US$1.063 million, on a total assessed value of US$147.5 million.The 66,000-square-foot (6,100 m2) estate has a 60-foot (18 m) swimming pool with an underwater music system, as well as a 2,500-square-foot (230 m2) gym and a 1,000-square-foot (93 m2) dining room.

Television :

Gates made a guest appearance as himself on the Emmy Award winning TV show, The Big Bang Theory. The episode on which he appeared was appropriately entitled, “The Gates Excitation. He also appeared in a cameo role in 2019 on the series finale of Silicon Valley.

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Charity sports events :

On April 29, 2017, Gates partnered with Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer in play in the Match for Africa 4, a noncompetitive tennis match at a sold-out Key Arena in Seattle. The event was in support of Roger Federer Foundation‘s charity efforts in Africa. Federer and Gates played against John Isner, the top-ranked American player for much of this decade, and Mike McCready, the lead guitarist for Pearl Jam. The pair won the match 6 to 4. Overall, they raised $2 million for children in Africa. The following year, Gates and Federer returned to play in the Match for Africa 5 on March 5, 2018, at San Jose’s SAP Center. Their opponents were Jack Sock, one of the top American players and a grand slam winner in doubles, and Savannah Guthrie, a co-anchor for NBC‘s Today show. Gates and Federer recorded their second match victory together by a score of 6–3 and the event raised over $2.5 million.

  • The 05 Richest People in the World 2020.
  • Forbes counted 2,095 billionaires for 2020, collectively worth $8 trillion.
  • No. 1 Jeff Bezos. …
  • No. 2 Bill Gates. …
  • No. 3 Bernard Arnault. …
  • No. 4 Warren Buffett. …
  • No. 5 Larry Ellison. …