Most of us already know about the IT giant Bill gates but there is still a chance that many of us are still not aware about some of the Interesting bill gates facts which made him the world richest person in the world. Keeping in mind this scenario, In this article I am going to share some of the Bill Gates Facts which you don’t know.
Interesting Bill Gates Facts:
1- Bill gates wrote his first computer program (a Tic Toe game) at the age of 13.
2- Bill gates , at his school time was used to say his mates and teachers that he would be the millionaire at the age of 30.He becomes millionaire at the age of 31.So we can say he was the man with his words!
3- He is the richest person of world right now with a net worth of $88 billion.
4- He is the only person in the world who remains richest person in the world for 14 consecutive years (1995 to 2009).
5- At his high school time, he wrote a scheduling program for his class in which he preloaded himself
with girls only with no boys!
6- If Bill Gates was a country, it would be the 37th richest country on the earth !
7- Bill gates net worth from 2011 to 2016 has shown rapid growth.Bill gates his wealth is increasing year by year
8- Bill gates was a college dropped out. Before two years of graduation, He left Harvard University in 1975 to found his Billion dollar company “Microsoft” with Paul Allen.
9- Gates SAT score was 1590 out of 1600 which was a great achievement at that time .SAT is a general verbal and quantities test taken by many US universities to get admission in undergraduate programs.
10- At the time of his wedding, He wanted to keep the media out. He rented all 250 rooms of Manele Bay Hotel to insure his and his wife piracy from media. He also rented all the helicopters near to Hawaiian island of Lanai to keep photographers away from flying over.
11- Although Gate was a passionate programmer but he was enrolled as a law student in Harvard on the wish of his father.
12- Bill gates was awarded an Honorable Doctorate (PhD) degree by Harvard University in 2007.
13- Neither bill gates nor his company created MS Dos(First OS of Microsodt Company) from scratch.Instead they bought the full license of 86-DOS from Seattle Computer Products and after some tweaking they renamed its name as MS Dos.
14- In 1977, Bill Gates was arrested for not stopping at the traffic signal.
15- Bill gates and his wife owned the world largest private foundation named “Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “.Bill Gates has donated over $30 Billion for his foundation.
16- As said by Bill gates, his children’s including two daughters and a son will only inherit $10 Million each from his total net worth. The remaining one will goes to his foundation.
17- In 2014, Gates announced to leave the post of chairman and decided to take a new role as technical Advisor of Microsoft to devote much of his time for his “Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “.
18- It took him seven year to build his Mansion Xanadu 2.0 at Lake Washington with a total cost of around $63.2 million.
19- Xanadu 2.0 is massively filled with high tech gadgets.The guest house of Bill gates house contain high tech sensors that automatically adjust room lighting,temperature,musics based on the guest preferences.
20- Gates pay around $1 million tax of his property every year.
21- Gates and his wife through Grand Challenges in Global Health Program offering a $100,000 reward to those who will invent a Next Generation condom which should enhances pleasure, in order to improve uptake and regular use !
22- Bill gates has saved more than five millions lives by bringing vaccines and health care programs.
23- Bill gates purchased a book of famous writer(Leonardo da Vinci) for a huge amount of $30 millions dollar and made it public for free on windows vista.
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