|Real Name||William Henry “Bill” Gates III|
|Profession||Entrepreneur, American business Magnate, Investor, Author and Philanthropist|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
|Eye Colour||Greyish Blue|
|Date of Birth||October 28, 1955|
|Age (as in 2016)||61 Years|
|Birth Place||Seattle, Washington, USA|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Medina, Washington, U.S.|
|College||Harvard College, Harvard University|
|Family||Father– William H. Gates Sr.
Mother– Mary Maxwell Gates
Sister– Libby Gates,
|Religion||Christianity (He attends a Roman Catholic Church) INSIDER|
|Hobbies||Playing Golf and Tennis|
|Controversies||In 2007, the Los Angeles Times criticized Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for investing its assets in companies which have been accused of worsening poverty, polluting heavily, and pharmaceutical companies that do not sell into the developing world|
|Favourite Food||Thai and Indian food,
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||1st Jan 1994|
|Children||Son– Rory John Gates
Daughter– Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates
|Net Worth||US$81.7 billion|
|Cars Collection||Porche 911
|Jet Collection||THE Bombardier BD-700 Global Express,
Boeing Business Jet
Some Lesser Known Facts About Bill Gates
- Does Bill Gates smoke?: Not Known
- Does Bill Gates drink alcohol?: Yes
- Bill Gates was fanatical about Computers and Programming.
- Gates admitted in Lakeside School, one of handful schools in the US with a computer terminal at the time.
- Gates first computer program ever was a tic-tac-toe game.
- Gates hacked his school program to schedule students in classes, changing the code so that he was placed in classes with “disproportionate number of interesting girls.”
- Gates graduated from Lakeside School with a score of 1590 out of 1600, and then went to Harvard in 1973 where he met Steve Balmer.
- In 1975, Gates dropped out of Harvard and joined his childhood friend Paul Allen to form a company which they named “Micro-Soft.” The hyphen fell off within a year.
- In 1977 he was arrested in New Mexico for driving without a license.
- Gates paid $30.1 million at an auction in 1994 for the Codex Leicester, a collection of writing by Leonardo Da Vinci.
- His net worth briefly surpassed $101 billion 1999, causing the media to call “cent billionaire.”