Bill Gates, in full William Henry Gates III, (born October 28, , Seattle, Washington, U.S.), American computer programmer and entrepreneur who cofounded Microsoft Corporation, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. William H. Gates III was born on October 28, , in Seattle, Washington. He was the second child and only son of William Henry Gates Jr., a successful Seattle attorney, and Mary Maxwell, a former schoolteacher. Kristi, his older sister, later became his tax accountant and Libby, his younger sister, lives in Seattle raising her two children.
Feb 27, · Bill Gates, a businessman, an investor, a philanthropist, and the co-founder of Microsoft, hardly needs any introduction. Since founding Microsoft along with Paul Allen on April 20, , Bill Gates has transitioned from a workaholic CEO to a philanthropist funding projects that Author: Unbelievable Facts.