• SENSEX
    NIFTY 50
Unwind

Happy Birthday Bill Gates | Here are some interesting facts about the billionaire

Updated : 2020-10-28 23:04:18

Bill Gates, who turned 65 today is a well-known figure across the world. Many things come to the mind when we think about the force behind tech giant Microsoft, that in turn revolutionised the global tech industry. These range from being one of the richest man in the world to his large contributions to charity work. But that s not where it ends and here we try to take a look at some interesting facts about Gates

Bill Gates, who turned 65 on October 28 is a well-known figure across the world. Many things come to the mind when we think about the force behind Microsoft that has revolutionised the global tech industry. These range from being one of the richest man in the world to making large contributions to charity work. But that is not where it ends. Here's a look at some interesting facts about Gates. (Image: CNBC)
Bill Gates, who turned 65 on October 28 is a well-known figure across the world. Many things come to the mind when we think about the force behind Microsoft that has revolutionised the global tech industry. These range from being one of the richest man in the world to making large contributions to charity work. But that is not where it ends. Here's a look at some interesting facts about Gates. (Image: CNBC)
A child prodigy: Gates showed glimpses of his talent at a very young age. From writing his first computer program on a GE computer when he was only in his teens to scoring a near-perfect 1590 out of 1600 on his SATs, Gates made it evident he was special. (Image: Reuters)
A child prodigy: Gates showed glimpses of his talent at a very young age. From writing his first computer program on a GE computer when he was only in his teens to scoring a near-perfect 1590 out of 1600 on his SATs, Gates made it evident he was special. (Image: Reuters)
Gates was a college dropout: Like some other successful entrepreneurs in the world, Gates did not complete his college education. He left Harvard University to fulfil his dreams with Microsoft. (Image: Reuters)
Gates was a college dropout: Like some other successful entrepreneurs in the world, Gates did not complete his college education. He left Harvard University to fulfil his dreams with Microsoft. (Image: Reuters)
An avid reader: Gates has claimed that he reads 50 books each year. (Image: Reuters)
An avid reader: Gates has claimed that he reads 50 books each year. (Image: Reuters)
An AI sceptic: Gates, like many prominent personalities such as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, has serious concerns over the possible threat that can emerge from the rise of AI.
An AI sceptic: Gates, like many prominent personalities such as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, has serious concerns over the possible threat that can emerge from the rise of AI.
The charity way: Gates has made it clear that his children will inherit only $10 million each from his immense wealth.  (Image: AP)
The charity way: Gates has made it clear that his children will inherit only $10 million each from his immense wealth.  (Image: AP)
Live TV

recommended for you

Ask Our Experts CNBC TV18

Advertisement