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What is Bill Gates Net Worth?; Life, Career, Wife

What is Bill Gates Net Worth?; Life, Career, Wife 1

One of the world’s richest billionaire Bill Gates has a sparkling image in the tech world. He is the second wealthiest person in the world, behind Bezos. Everyone knows about this tech intellectual who created amazing software and programs in the field of science and technology. People using computers know about Microsoft. It is an operating system that is one of the best-operating systems in the world.

 

Bill Gates is mostly known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. He is one of the best-known entrepreneurs. Gates has contributed a lot to the evolution of computers. He is the pioneer of the microcomputer revolution. From 1995 to 2017, he held the Forbes title of the richest person in the world all but four of those years. Almost every generation in that period once in their lifetime has mentioned Gates and has talked about his money. Not only for his wealth but he is also known for his generosity. He is doing many charity works.

Gates had an estimated net worth of US$113.7 billion, as of August 2020. Bill Gates married Melinda on January 1, 1994. Melinda Gates is an American philanthropist and a former general manager at Microsoft. Barack Obama honored Bill and Melinda Gates with the Presidential Medal of Freedom for their philanthropic efforts in 2016.

Gates is an avid reader, and the ceiling of his large home library is engraved with a quotation from The Great Gatsby. He believes that books are the most knowledgable thing and it enlightens every soul with wisdom and knowledge. Bill Gates is awarded many awards and recognition.

He dropped out of Harvard to set up a company called Microsoft with Allen in 1975. Gates purchased software for $50,000 and adapted it to run on IBM’s hardware. In 1985, Gates and Microsoft launched its first operating system with a graphical user interface. In 1987, Gates became a billionaire when the share price increased to over $90 per share. He focussed more on his charitable work with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Gates made the announcement that he would be stepping down as Microsoft chairman and move into a new position as a technology adviser in February 2014.

 

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