Date of Birth: October 28, 1955
Bill Gates was born on the 28th of October in 1955. His father, William Gates, was a lawyer. Bill’s mother, Mary Maxwell, was a teacher. But she dropped her career, when became a wife and a mother. She devoted herself to her husband and three children. Except son Bill, Mary and William also had two daughters, Kristianne and Libby.
Bill Gates was interested in programming since 13 years old. The boy attended Seattle’s Lakeside School, where he studied extremely successfully. Bill had “excellent” in math, science, English, drama and many other subjects. During his studying at Lakeside School he met his future partner, Paul Allen.
Paul and Bill were extremely different, but they had one common passion – both of them were fond of computer programming. They created their first program at the age of 15 and earned $20,000 per it. The boys decided to found their own company, but Bill’s parents wanted their boy to finish school and become a lawyer. Thus Bill Gates entered Harvard University. He studied law.
In 1975 Bill and Paul opened their company “Microsoft”. Bill Gates dropped the University.
Bill Gates Salary
Annually: $11.5 billion
Monthly: $1 billion
Weekly: $210 million
Daily: $33.3 million
Per Minute: $22,946
Bill Gates is an entrepreneur. He is also an investor and philanthropist. Bill Gates and his wife spend millions of dollars annually for their charity. It is hard to define Bill Gates salary as he earns in different ways.
Thus, he has about $10 billion of income every year. Sometimes he gets even more.
Bill Gates House
Talented entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and author, Bill Gates has enough money to get the best things from the best. Bill Gates houses are huge and comfortable, but the richest man in the world (according to Forbes) deserves them. Bill is a husband of Melinda Ann French (Gates). Both they have three children. The couple tries to bring up their children like all the others, without spoiling them with extremely expensive things. They think, it is the only way to make their children develop their skills and make their own careers.
Bill Gates mansion “Xanadu 2.0” is situated in Medina, Washington – $123 million
The richest man in USA spent 7 years to build the house of his dream, which he had named after the fictional mansion in the film. The estate is extremely expensive, they say, Bill Gates house cost is about $123 million. Bill Gates, his wife and their children need this calm and cozy home to have a rest after a long day in the office or in the college. That’s why the house looks so luxurious and has various interesting facilities. Thus, Bill Gates home includes a huge swimming pool (18m length) with underwater music system. Bill Gates house price is so high, because it has 24 bathrooms, numerous bedrooms and living rooms. The house is supposed for 100 guests (and more) and besides Bill Gates has a garage for 23 cars.
Every guest, who comes to Bill Gates house, receives a small microchip. Thus the guest can come to any room of the house (there are more than 100 of them) and his location will be known exactly to the house owner all the time.
Bill Gates address is King County Medina, Washington. There his mansion is situated.
Bill Gates doesn’t own houses except Xanadu 2.0, but he is the owner of an island Grand Bogue Caye.
The co-owner of the company “Microsoft” has an opportunity to get an island – as his earnings are quite impressive. He has bought the largest island of Belize. The island had great beaches, extremely clean water and soft yellow sand. The island is a great place for a rest and of course, it might be attractive for tourists, but Bill Gates doesn’t invite them to his island.
Bill Gates car collection can impress even the people, who earn annually more than $20 million. Bill Gates car list is very long. Here are the most favorite cars of the entrepreneur.
Bill Gates is fond of rare cars. He has 1999 Porsche 911 convertible in his home car collection. The car is the dream of any person, who likes extremely beautiful vehicles that can be as fast as possible. This car can gain the highest speed within 5 seconds. Of course, the lover of sport cars, Bill Gates bought this vehicle for his car collection.
Porsche 930 Turbo is one of the oldest cars in the garage of Bill Gates. He has bought the vehicle several years after the foundation of Microsoft. Being one of the best models in the world then, now it is quite old, but Bill keeps it in his garage. Probably, it is the evidence of his first financial success.
Except cars, a house and an island, Bill Gates also owns a yacht. Being the richest man in the world, Bill Gates remains clever and well educated person, who is fond of reading and good music. His favorite book is “The Catcher in the Rye” and he feels a lot in common with the main hero.