Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, USA.
Through technical innovation and amazing business skills, he founded Microsoft, the world’s largest software business, and subsequently became one of the richest men in the world.
In February 2014, he stepped down as Microsoft’s chairman to devote more time to philanthropic activities.
In 1973, Bill Gates graduated from Lakeside, scoring 1590 out of 1600 on the college SAT test.
Originally thinking of a career in law, he enrolled at Harvard University, but in his first year he spent more of his time in the computer lab than in class and discovered his real passion.
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