Bill Gates: A Biography

On October 28, 1955, William Henry (Bill) Gates, the richest man in the world, was born.

He was born in Seattle, Washington. As a young kid at Lakeside Prep School, Bill Gates wrote his first computer program on a General Electric computer.

Bill Gates’s house, Xanadu 2.0, is a giant mansion that overlooks Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. The 66,000-square foot mansion is noted for its design, and the giant percentage of technology it incorporates.

Bill Gates’ father was a lawyer, writer, and philanthropist. His father made a lot of money for all his different jobs.That’s how he started getting rich: using some of his father’s money.

As you know, Bill Gates is the founder of the leading software company, Microsoft. Microsoft is a multinational computer technology corporation. The history of Microsoft began on April 4, 1975. It was founded when Bill Gates and Paul Allen dropped out of Harvard and went to Albuquerque.

In 1995, Bill Gates became the richest man in the world, with 12.6 billion dollars. After that, Microsoft became the world’s largest software company.

Bill Gates was arrested in New Mexico twice: once in 1975 and once in 1997. He was arrested both times because he was speeding without a license plate. This was very surprising.

On April 29th, 2017, Bill Gates and Roger Federer played tennis against John Isner and  Mike McCready. They were doing it to raise money for kids in Africa.

While he might be the richest man in the world, he has done many things in his life, like creating the ultimate software company, playing tennis, and getting into the leading college, Harvard University. My uncle actually said he used to work on a poor island (near Florida) called Haiti, and Bill Gates has been helping to fund a cure for Malaria. Lots of people have it there. Bill Gates pays scientists and researchers (with his money) to help find a cure for Malaria. As you can see, Bill Gates is a very interesting person.


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