Bill Gates Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More

Bill Gates

Bio
Real NameWilliam Henry "Bill" Gates III
NicknameTrey
ProfessionEntrepreneur, American business Magnate, Investor, Author and Philanthropist
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weightin Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourGreyish Blue
Hair ColourGrey
Personal Life
Date of BirthOctober 28, 1955
Age (as in 2016) 61 Years
Birth PlaceSeattle, Washington, USA
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityAmerican
HometownMedina, Washington, U.S.
SchoolLakeside School
CollegeHarvard College, Harvard University
Educational QualificationsGraduation
FamilyFather- William H. Gates Sr.
Mother- Mary Maxwell Gates
Bill Gates with his Parents
Brother- N/A
Sister- Libby Gates,
Bill Gates with his sister Libby Gates
Kristi Gates
Kristi Gates
ReligionChristianity
HobbiesPlaying Golf and Tennis
SignatureBill Gates Signature
ControversiesIn 2007, the Los Angeles Times criticized Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for investing its assets in companies which have been accused of worsening poverty, polluting heavily, and pharmaceutical companies that do not sell into the developing world
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodThai and Indian food,
concoctions
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date1st Jan 1994
Sexual OrientationStraight
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeMelinda GatesBill Gates with his wife
ChildrenSon- Rory John Gates
Daughter- Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates
Bill Gates with his wife and children
Money Factor
Net WorthUS$81.7 billion
Cars CollectionPorche 911
Porche 911
Porche 930
Porsche 930
Porche 959
Porsche 959
Jet CollectionTHE Bombardier BD-700 Global Express,
Private Plane of Bill Gates
Boeing Business Jet
Boeing Business Jet
House/EstateXanadu 2.0
Xanadu 2.0

Bill Gates

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bill Gates

  • Does Bill Gates smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Bill Gates drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Bill Gates was fanatical about Computers and Programming.
  • Gates admitted in Lakeside School, one of handful schools in the US with a computer terminal at the time.
  • Gates first computer program ever was a tic-tac-toe game.
  • Gates hacked his school program to schedule students in classes, changing the code so that he was placed in classes with “disproportionate number of interesting girls.”
  • Gates graduated from Lakeside School with a score of 1590 out of 1600, and then went to Harvard in 1973 where he met Steve Balmer.
  • In 1975, Gates dropped out of Harvard and joined his childhood friend Paul Allen to form a company which they named “Micro-Soft.” The hyphen fell off within a year.
  • In 1977 he was arrested in New Mexico for driving without a license.
  • Gates paid $30.1 million at an auction in 1994 for the Codex Leicester, a collection of writing by Leonardo Da Vinci.                                                                                                                                                                                                 Codex Leicester
  • His net worth briefly surpassed $101 billion 1999, causing the media to call “cent billionaire.”
  • A money machine in the most authentic sense of the word would show that Gates makes in average about $250 per second, $15,000 per minute, and almost $20 million every day.
  • From 1995 until 2007, Gates was the richest man on the Earth, before being dethroned momentarily by Mukesh Ambani.                                                                                                                                                                             Mukesh Ambani
  • If he was a country, Gates would be the 37th richest country on earth.
  • Xanadu 2.0, Gates family mansion, brags a 17-by-60-foot swimming pool with underground music system and a floor painted in a fossil motif.
  • In 1987, Gates was included in the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest people.
  • In February 2014, he stepped down as chairman of Microsoft, taking on a new post as technology adviser to support newly appointed CEO Satya Nadella.                                                                                                                          Satya Nadella
  • Bill and Melinda Gates have said that they intend to leave their three children with $10 million each as their inheritance. With only $30 million kept in the family, they would spend all their wealth in charity about 99.96 percent of their wealth.

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