BillGates is one of the richest and most influential people in the world. He has changed the technology world and strives to make the world a better place through his charitable work. Let's learn about Bill Gates, his life, and his accomplishments.
On Oct. 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, William Henry Gates III was born. He is known to the world as Bill Gates, the ambitious computer programmer who became a famous entrepreneur, one of the richest people in the world, and founder of the software company Microsoft. Let's learn about Bill starting with his youth.
His dad, William Henry Gates II, was a lawyer. Bill's mom, Mary Maxwell Gates, was a teacher. He grew up as a middle child with two sisters: Kristianne and Libby. As a young child, Bill loved reading and excelled in school. His parents even became worried that he was bored at school and decided to enroll him in a private school in Seattle, Lakeside School. Here, Bill excelled in many different subjects, but his real passion was computers.