A brief introduction of Bill Gates
Bill Gates was born in the city of Seattle, Washington into a wonderful and supportive family. His father’s name is William H. Gates II, and the late mother’s name was Mary Gates. He has two sisters. His father was a lawyer and is currently one of the co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. His mother was a school teacher and a representative of the University of Washington and president of United Way International. Bill Gates’s wife’s name is Melinda French whom he married in 1949. This couple has three children.
Bill Gates – A Famous Businessman and Person
Bill Gates is counted as one of the world’s famous entrepreneurs and a philanthropist. He is an American who has made a big name in the computer world. He had a great interest in computers since childhood. Bill, along with his friend Paul Allen, laid the foundation for Microsoft’s largest software business in the world. He became the world’s highest-grossing individual in 2013 with a net worth of $ 78.5 billion. Today, he is the co-chair of the foundation named after the couple Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Both husband and wife are working for the betterment of society through this charitable organization.
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Gates highlighted his three life spots when he thought he was a successful person.
- High school
- his 20s
- his 30s
- When he was in high school and he succeeded in getting good grades and good test scores.
- He was in his twenties and he wrote good coding.
- His dream was completed in the ’90s that personal computers would reach every home.
Explaining his success, Bill Gates said that it is a good feeling that you did something different – Inventing for something, raising a child or helping the needy people.
He points out that when he was 13 years old, he became more interested in programming language and the interest reached to the extent of obsession. He further explains that at the age of 16, he got a job in the TRW, which used to develop the military and civil space system. While doing this job, he got a chance to learn even more, which helped him to develop his programming skill.
Some famous quotes of Bill gates.
“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose”
“If you show people the problems and you show people the solutions they will be moved to act”
“Choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it”
“If you’re born poor it’s not your fault, but if you die poor it’s your fault”
Bill Gates points out that he had doubts about his skill
Gates points out that he had doubts about his skill, but programming was a skill in which he had a lot of confidence.
When he was in college at Harvard, he worked together with Paul Allen who was his college friend to create a programming language for the first commercial computer of world “ALTAIR”. After that they got the job in ALTAIR Company. It was the beginning of the business partnership of these two friends. Later both of them put the foundation of Microsoft.
When he was 26 years old in 1987, he became a millionaire and at the age of 31, he became a Billionaire.
Mr. Gates and his friend had dreamed of making the computer a capable device that was completed in the 90s. Microsoft Office was released in the 90s, after that Microsoft got more strength.
He now spends his time working at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He works there for global health care, education, and poverty.
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