William or Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955. Bill had two sisters and they grew up in Seattle. Their father William H. Gates II is a Seattle attorney and their mother, Mary Gates as a schoolteacher of the University of Washington regent and chairwomen of United Way International. Bill Gates attended public elementary school and the private Lakeside School. At the age of 13 Bill Gates started his career in computer software at the private Lakeside School and programming computers.

Bill Gates entered the University of Harvard as a freshman and where Steve Ballmer lived right down the hall from Bill Gates and he is now Microsoft " s President. When at Harvard Bill made the programming language for the first microcomputer. When Bill Gates was a junior, Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard University to work on Microsoft, a company he had begun in 1975 with the help of Paul Allen. Bill Gates believed that computers were the thing of the future and everyone will have in an office, house and schools. So they had begun making software for personal computers. With Bill Gates as a leader Microsoft will continue to advance and improve technology and to make software easier, less money and more fun.

The company is committed to a long-term relationship. In 1999, Bill Gates wrote a book called Business @ the speed of Thought, this book shows how digital programs will help a business in solving problems. This book was co-authored by Collins Hemingway, and also written in 25 different languages and is available in more than 60 countries. Bill Gates was married on Jan 1, 1994, to Melinda French Gates. The couple has two children: a daughter, Jennifer Katharine Gates, born in 1996; and a son, Rory John Gates, born in 1999. Bill Gates is not a computer nerd he also likes golfing and bridge..