30 Interesting Facts About Bill Gates
William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, software developer, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president, and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is one of the best-known entrepreneurs and pioneers of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s. Today we will talk about some and unknown interesting facts about Bill Gates. So let’s know about the interesting facts related to “Bill Gates” and his life.
FACT#1. Bill Gates’s full name is William Henry Gates III.
FACT#2. The story of Bill Gates is not the rich one of the poor. Rather, they are already rich. His father, William H. Gates, was a lawyer. Gates’s grandfather owned the bank. He was followed by Gates’ grandmother. The grandmother had given the wealth the billions to her grandson.
FACT#3. Bill gates started making Programming Computer at the age of 13.
FACT#4. Do you know that Bill Gates loved Computer Software Programming so much that he used to give up studies and continued to do it, due to which he failed in the 11th?
FACT#5. Bill Gates was the first computer program used to make a game. It was called the “Tic-Tac-Toe” game. There were two players on it. One is a computer and the other a human being.
FACT#6. He sold his first program at the age of just 17, a system of time tables for his school.
FACT#7. Gates also dropped out of college. He left Harvard University in 1975 and devoted himself entirely to Microsoft. However, in 2007, the same Harvard University awarded him an honorary degree.
FACT#8. Bill Gates had expressed his desire at the age of 30 that he wanted to become a billionaire but it is different that he had become a billionaire only after 1 year.
FACT#9. Bill Gates previously owned a company called “Traff-O-Data” that manufactured instruments that recorded the count of cars passing through a point on the road.
FACT#10. Till 1997, he used to fly like a common man. Now he has his own plane, which he calls his ‘big waste’.
FACT#11. In 1994, Bill Gates spent a full $ 30.8 million on a book. The book was by Leonardo da Vinci and the name was ‘Codex Leicester’. This book will probably be the most expensive selling book in the world. Leonardo da Vinci wrote this 72-page book between 1506 and 1510.
FACT#12. Bill Gates knows no other language than English. This is the biggest regret in his life.
FACT#13. At the age of 17, Bill Gates had to face jail terms for breaking red lights.
FACT#14. Bill Gates earns around Rs 12,054 every second, i.e. around 102 crore rupees a day.
FACT#15. If Bill Gates had a country of his own, this would have been the 37th richest country in the world.
FACT#16. If Bill Gates distributes approximately equal rupees to every person in the whole world, then each person’s share will come to about 5000 rupees.
FACT#17. Bill Gates can repay the entire US debt in just ten years.
FACT#18. Even if Bill Gates spends 6.5 crore rupees a day, it will take 218 years to spend his entire property.
FACT#19. Gates wants to donate 100 million dollars to his life.
FACT#20. Bill Gates was once arrested in New Mexico and the reason was that Janab was driving a car without a license. He was in a Porsche car at that time and the most interesting thing was that his speed was so high that the next day he was in the news headlines.
FACT#21. The media had invented a new name for Bill Gates and the Western media used the same name for Bill Gates in their reports, the name was ‘Centibillionaire’. The name was created by the media when Bill Gates earned $ 101 billion in the dot-com boom.
FACT#22. Gates also dropped out of college. He left Harvard University in 1975 and devoted himself completely to Microsoft, along with his friend Paul Allen. However, in 2007, the same Harvard University awarded him an honorary degree.
FACT#23. Ctrl + Alt + Delete Key Combination which is used to log in to the computer was caused by an error.
FACT#24. Bill Gates predicted that we would not need more than 640 KB of memory for our computer, which proved to be wrong.
FACT#25. Bill Gates married his girlfriend Melinda French in 1994 to whom he had three children: two daughters Jennifer Katharine and Phoebe Adele, and a son, Rory John.
FACT#26. Do you know that one thing that is common in Bill Gates, Julia Roberts, Brad Paisley, and Frank Ocean is the date of birth of all of them 28 October?
FACT#27. You would be surprised to know that despite being a friend of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates does not have a Facebook account.
FACT#28. After leaving Microsoft, Bill Gates formed some companies like Business Ventures Corbis, TerraPower, and Research Gate.
FACT#29. When he was at Howard College, he had found a solution for the nearly thirty-year-old ‘Pancake Sorting’ problem, but when his professor informed him that his achievement would be printed in an academic paper, he did not care much because then By the time he left college to start Microsoft.
FACT#30. How serious Bill Gates was about the work is known only by the fact that he had rotted the number of Microsoft employees’ car, so that he would know which of the supplies was coming to the office at what time. In addition, he removed the only game available in Microsoft from his office computers, so that people could focus on their work.