Bill Gates Age, Businesses, Religion, Family, Networth Bio & More

Quick Facts:
Full NameWilliam Henry Gates III
Date Of Birth28 October 1955
Age68 Years (As of 2023)
Name William Henry Gates
Famous NameBill Gates
Date of Birth 28 October 1955
Age68 Years (As of 2023)
BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, U.S
House/ResidenceMedina Washington, U.S
ReligionChristian (He follows Christianity)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
HobbiesReading Books
Attending Programs
Autograph/SignBill Gates Autograph
Body Measurement:
WeightIn KGs – 75 Kg
In lbs – 170 lbs
HeightIn Ft – 5ft 10 In
In Meters – 1.77 m
In Centimeters – 177 cm
ChestIn Inches – 40 In
In Centimeters – 101 cm
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hairs ColorLight Grey
Skin ToneWhite Fair
Contact Info:
Phone No.Not Known
EmailNot Available
ManagerHis Official Website
About Profession:
EntrepreneurCo-founder of Microsoft Corporation, a leading software and technology company.
Business MagnatePlayed a key role in the growth and success of Microsoft, becoming one of the world’s wealthiest individuals.
PhilanthropistCo-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a major philanthropic organization addressing global health, education, and poverty.
AuthorPublished several books on business, technology, and philanthropy, including “The Road Ahead” and “Business @ the Speed of Thought.”
InvestorInvested in various technology, energy, and healthcare ventures through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other entities.
Software DeveloperInvolved in the development of software products, including Microsoft’s operating systems and applications.
InnovatorContributed significantly to the personal computer revolution and the advancement of technology.
Public SpeakerDelivered speeches and presentations on technology, business, and philanthropy at various forums and events.
VisionaryRecognized for his forward-thinking approach in the tech industry and dedication to global issues.
WifeMelinda French Gates
Child(s)Son(s) – 1
Rory John Gates

Daughter(s) – 2
Jennifer Gates
Phoebe Adele Gates

ParentsFather – William Henry Gates Sr.

Mother – Mary Maxwell Gates
SiblingsBrothers – 0
Sisters – 0
Love Life:
GirlfriendPaula Hurd
Bill Gates and Paula Hurd
ControversiesNot Known
School  Lakeside School
College/UniversityHarvard University
Educational Qualification  College Dropout
Favorite Actor     Morgan Freeman
Favorite ActressDrew Barrymore
Favorite SportsAmerican Football
Favorite AthleteMuhammad Ali
Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite DestinationSan Francisco
Niagara Falls
Favorite Country U.S
Favorite BookThe Road Ahead
Favorite FoodSynthetic Meat
Favorite DrinkFresh Juices
Favorite ColorWhite
Favorite Cars BrandPorsche
Favorite PhoneiPhone
Favorite SingerJustin Bieber
Favorite PetDogs
Style Quotient:
Cars CollectionGulfstream G650
Bombardier BD-700 Global Express
Porsche Taycan
Porsche 911
Porsche 959
Ferrari 348
Bike Collection N/A
Air crafts Collection
Yacht Collection
Social Media:
FacebookThe Bill Gates
Money Factor:
Net Worth (approx.) $117.2 Billion (As of 2023)
Earning SourceShares in Microsoft
Salary (approx.) $10 Million
Awards/HonorsPresidential Medal of Freedom (2016)
Padma Bhushan (2015)
Bower Award for Business Leadership (2010)
Silver Buffalo Award (2010)
Order of the Aztec Eagle (2006)
Time Person of the Year (along with his wife Melinda and U2’s Bono) (2005)
Légion d’honneur (Commander) (2004)
Order of the British Empire (Knight Commander) (2005)
Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society (1978)
National Medal of Technology and Innovation (1992)
Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (2005)
Distinguished Eagle Scout Award (2010)
Albert A. Michelson Medal (2009)
Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Leadership Award (2005)
Silver Buffalo Award (2010)
100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME magazine (2004, 2005, 2006, 2018)
Honorary doctorates from various universities

Some Hidden Facts About Bill Gates:

  • Bill Gates, born in 1955, dropped out of Harvard to co-found Microsoft. His tech leadership shaped the industry. Later, he prioritized global philanthropy, founding the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, tackling health and education challenges.
  • In his early years, Gates honed his analytical skills by card counting in Blackjack. He and his friend Paul Allen used their mathematical prowess to win at casinos in the 1970s.
  • Microsoft faced a legal battle in 1976 when Gates wrote a version of BASIC for the Altair 8800 without owning an Altair computer. He later made a deal to provide the software.
  • Gates once had a personalized license plate that read “MICROSOFT,” showcasing his dedication to his company and the tech industry.
  • Despite stepping down from daily operations at Microsoft, Gates remains involved in coding. He has made contributions to Microsoft’s open-source code editor, Visual Studio Code.
  • Gates has an unusual sculpture in his home made from the circuits of early Microsoft computers. It reflects his appreciation for the technology that propelled him to success.
  • Known for his voracious reading habits, Gates often shares his book recommendations on his blog, Gates Notes. His diverse reading list covers various genres, from science to history.
  • Gates is a licensed helicopter pilot. Flying provides him with a unique perspective and a different way to relax and decompress.
  • Gates has a massive, personalized library at his home. The walls move to reveal different sections, and guests wear a pin that activates the room’s music, lighting, and art preferences.
  • Gates is actively involved in efforts to eradicate malaria. He supports research on genetically modified mosquitoes to curb the spread of the disease.
  • Despite his influence in technology, Gates was late to embrace smartphones. He stuck with a feature phone until 2017, when he finally made the switch to a smartphone.

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