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Bill Gates, Microsoft and his life
casino blog
04 June 2009

Bill Gates, Microsoft and his lifeEveryone who’s ever used a computer knows exactly who Bill Gates is. Credited with “invented the internet,” Gates is the world’s third richest man, with a net worth of $58-billion. Until a few years ago, Gates’ fortune had a chokehold on the number-one position, but other fast movers manage to surpass the Microsoft founder.

Gates is also well known for dropping out of Harvard University and donating millions upon millions to a wide variety of charities around the world. He married wife Melinda Gates in 1994 and has four children. Gates has publicly stated that his children will only receive .01% of his fortune as an inheritance.

William Henry Gates III was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. Even as a small child, a young Bill showed flashes of extreme intelligence. His father was a successful attorney and Gates enjoyed a well-to-do upbringing, attending the exclusive Lakeside School in the area.

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