Basic History Bill Gates was born on October 28th, 1955, in the town of Seattle, Washington. In high-school he scored a 1590 out of 1600 on his college SAT test. When he was 31 he became a billionaire. He makes 250 dollars every second, and 7.8 billion dollars a year.
Schools Attended In 1973 Bill Gates became a student in Harvard University. He didn’t complete college, he dropped out to start his career in computers.
Prior Work Experiences As young teenagers Paul Allen and Bill Gates ran a small company that sold a computer to Seattle that could count city traffic. Bill worked with Paul at Honeywell and later when Allen wrote the software for them.
Where they work now Bill Gates worked as a co-founder of Microsoft with Paul Allen. He now works for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is the worlds best funded philanthropic organization.
Info. About the Company Microsoft produces computers and other electronics. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation battles many diseases including Malaria. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a philanthropic organization, which is a charity.
Information about their position The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given $28 billion dollars to charity. They are the second most generous philanthropists in the United States as of 2007.
What have they done since being at this position? They have been donating to charity across the entire world. It was started after Bill Gates stepped down from president at Microsoft.