A Personal Photolog: Bill Gates from Childhood to Today
Bill Gates holds the title of the wealthiest man in the world, according to Forbes magazine. His net worth is estimated at US$89.9 billion as of October 2017. The business magnate, billionaire, philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft Corporation played a major role in the development of personal computers and software through the years. He was born in Seattle, Washington to William and Mary Gates on October 28, 1955.
Gates already showed an interest in electronics and programming at a young age. In the following years, he went on to program machines, fascinated at how they run with the code. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at Harvard but eventually dropped out to start his own company called “Micro-Soft” with partner Paul Allen. They later dropped the hyphen and registered the name “Microsoft,” which later became one of leading software companies in the world.