1- Full Name
Bill Gates’ full name is William Henry Gates III.
2- First Computer Program
The first computer program that Bill Gates wrote was a tic-tac-toe game. The game was played in a 2 player format where the computer was the opponent.
3- Man of His Word
Bill Gates is known to keep his word. In school he bragged to his teachers that he would be a millionaire by the time he was 30. Not only did he keep his word but he was a billionaire by 31.
Bill Gates’ kids often tease him by singing the song ‘Billionaire’ by Bruno Mars and Travis McCoy.
Bill Gates never graduated from college, instead founding Microsoft with his friend Paul Allen in 1975. He was just 20 years old when he founded Microsoft.
6- Social Networking
Bill Gates is very active on Twitter but not on Facebook, despite Mark Zuckerberg and he reportedly getting along well. The main reason he cites for his absence from the social network? “The friend requests got out of hand…”
If Bill Gates was a country; he would be the 37th richest country on earth! Face that he is one of the richest persons in the world is not unknown but Bill Gates stood at number one position on the Forbes list from 1995 to 2009 – except in 2008 where he was pushed to number 3. He continues to hold second place to Carlos Slim 2010 onwards.
Bill Gates earns nearly 250 US Dollars every second. That’s about 20 million dollars a day and 7.2 Billion dollars a year! Bill Gates can pay off the entire United States debt in less than 10 years.
Bill Gates loves travelling and visits India almost every year for the upliftment of the poor.
10- Riches to Rags
And here comes the clincher: If Microsoft Windows’ users can claim just 1 dollar for every time their computers hang because of Microsoft Windows, Bill Gates will be bankrupt in 3 days!