William Henry Gates (Bill Gates) was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He is a business magnate, investor, writer and philanthropist. As the main founder of Microsoft (founded in 1975), which became the largest software company in the world, Bill Gates is one of the most important and richest people on the planet.
Based on estimates, his wealth is about $ 87.4 billion (May 2017). In recent years, he has not been working full time at Microsoft but he focused on his work with his charity foundation, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.