William Henry Gates III better known as Bill Gates, and Bill is short for William in the USA is an American businessman, programmer and philanthropist (philanthropist). In 1975, he founded Microsoft Corporation with Paul Allen, and he made his fortune on his own and owns the largest single share of its shares, estimated at nine of the shares offered.
Born and raised in Seattle, Washington. He and Allen founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Jersey, in 1975. Gates led the company as chairman and chief executive officer until he stepped down as CEO in January 2000, and was succeeded by Steve Ballmer as president and chief editor. In the late 1990s he was criticized for his trading tactics. This view has faced support from court rulings. In 2008, he stepped down as CEO of Microsoft in 2014. He assumed a new position on the second hand, thus moving into the second phase of the second phase. Gates left his board positions at Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway in March 2020 to focus on his philanthropic efforts, including climate change, global health, development, and education.
Since 1987, Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world's richest people. He was named the richest person in the world by Forbes in every year from 1995 to 2017. Time period from 2010 to 2013. Amazon and CEO Jeff Bezos, his net worth was estimated at $90.6 billion compared to Gates' net worth of $89.9 billion American at the time of October 2017. Gates net worth as of October 2021 was estimated to be around $129 billion USD, making him the fourth richest person in the world.
Gates continued his business and philanthropic endeavors later in business and later philanthropic endeavors, starting operations at Microsoft in 2008. , PGC3, TeraPower. View files from the world's charitable organization. Gates spearheaded the Vaccination Campaign in an initiative that began with Warren's Volunteer Plans campaign in 2010, with a Giving Pledge, from which they pledged to donate at least half of their wealth to charity.