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Bill Gates Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 28, 2022

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Short Biography

Bill Gates was born on 28-10-1955 in Seattle in the state of Washington, United States. He is an American Businessperson, Investor, Author, Writer, Philanthropist, Engineer, CEO, Chairperson & Founder of Microsoft Corporation.

Bill Gates Complete Bio & Career

Bill Gates is an American business magnate and computer programmer who is the co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest PC software company. Since the company’s formation in 1975, Gates has held several positions including those of the chairman, CEO and chief software architect. One of the most famous entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution, he has been consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people starting from 1987.
Born as the son of a successful lawyer, Bill Gates was encouraged from a young age to be competitive. Bright and curious, he developed an interest in computers while in school and wrote his first computer program as a young teenager. After completing his schooling, he enrolled at the prestigious Harvard College though he did not stay there long enough to complete his studies. He dropped out to pursue his passion in computers and teamed up with Paul Allen, a former schoolmate, to form Microsoft. The company proved to be highly successful and within years Gates became an internationally known entrepreneur. Currently the wealthiest person in the world, he is a renowned philanthropist who along with his wife has created the charity organization "Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation”. He has also authored and co-authored several books. He received the Bower Award for Business Leadership from The Franklin Institute in 2010 in recognition of his achievements at Microsoft and his philanthropic work.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2015 Social Work

Bill Gates Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father William H. Gates Sr.
Mother Mary Maxwell Gates
Sisters Kristi (Kristianne), Libby
Brother None
Wife Melinda French
Daughters Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates
Son Rory John Gates

He was born to William H. Gates Sr. and Mary Maxwell Gates. He has an elder sister named Kristi (Kristianne) and a younger sister named Libby. He married Melinda French on 01-01-1994. The couple together has 2 daughters named Jennifer Katharine Gates, and Phoebe Adele Gates and a son named Rory John Gates.

Bill Gates Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More
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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Seattle, Washington
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Medina, Washington, United States
School Lakeside School, Seattle
College Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
Qualification College Dropout
Hobbies Travelling and Reading Books
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth $108 Billion (2020)
Official Website www.gatesnotes.com


Car Collections Porsche 959, and Porsche Taycan among many others
Other Collections Private Jets


Favorite Color Green
Favorite Sport American Football and Baseball
Favorite Food Cheese Burgers
Favorite Cuisine Thai, and Indian
Favorite Book The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Bill Gates

  • In his early days, he was a workaholic and did not believe in the concept of taking a break or going on vacations.
  • He traveled in economy class till he bought his private jet in 1997.
  • He had initially thought of pursuing a career in law and mathematics as his father was a lawyer.
  • He adopted vegetarianism for a year in his early 20s.
  • He became the youngest self-made billionaire at the age of 31.
  • He is an avid reader and reads at least 50 books a year.

Bill Gates Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

68 years, 8months, 20 days old age Bill Gates will turn 69 on 28 October, 2024. Only 3 months, 9 days, 12 hours,13 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Bill Gates has celebrated the total number of 69 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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