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187/365 – Facts about Bill Gates

William Henry Gates was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington.

His SAT score was 1590. The top score for the test is 1600.

By the age of 17, Gates had sold his first computer program, a time-tabling system for his high school, for $4,200.

Gates told his university teachers he would be a millionaire by age 30. He became a billionaire at age 31.

While at Harvard, Gates co-wrote Altair BASIC, which became Microsoft’s first product.
He met his wife, Melinda French, in 1987 at a Microsoft press event in Manhattan while she was a worker for the company. They would go on to get married on New Years Day in 1994.

In 2002, Bill Gates was considered more idolized than Chinese Communist leader Mao Tse-tungin a poll of teenagers in Hong Kong and China. The survey was conducted by the City University of Hong Kong.

He is currently having a building named after him at Carnegie Mellon University, called the Gates Building of Computer Science.

Bill Gates earns $250 every second; that’s about $20 million a day and $7.8 billion a year!

If he drops a thousand-dollar bill, he needn’t even bother to pick it up because in the four seconds it would take him to pick it up, he would’ve already earned it back.

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