Bill Gates: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Real name : William Henry Gates III
  • Sign : Scorpio
  • Date of birth : Friday, October 28, 1955 (age : 65)
  • Country: United States

Born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle in the United States, Bill Gates is a computer scientist who became, thanks to his genius, one of the richest men in the world.

A precursor in the field of microcomputing, Bill Gates, or William Henry Gates III by his Christian name, created the company Microcomputer Software with his friend Paul Allen when he was only 20 years old.

A few years later, the company became Microsoft. The two friends made a fortune thanks to the invention of the first programming language that worked on a commercial computer.

IBM was the first company to see the potential of this invention and entered into an agreement with Bill Gates for Microsoft to create an operating system.

From then on, the two founders never stopped innovating, becoming unavoidable and waging a merciless war against their main competitor Steve Jobs, founder of Apple. In 1986, Bill Gates became a billionaire when his company went public.

In 2011, estimates put the personal fortune of the computer scientist at nearly 56 billion dollars. As for his love life, Bill Gates seems to be a happy man. Married since 1994 to Melinda French, head of marketing at Microsoft, he is the father of two daughters: Jennifer Katherine and Phoebe Adele. On May 3, 2021, the couple announced their separation after 27 years of marriage.