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Bill Gates

by Samuel from Farmersville

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My hero is Bill Gates, also known as William Henry Gates III, is known for his donations and advancement in technology like his company Microsoft founded on April 04, 1975. Being the most richest man on earth, he also is one of the most generous persons alive. With a net work of 79.3 billion USD, he is a kind-hearted person whose motto is I have no use for money. He was born in Seattle, Washington, U.S, on October 28, 1955.

Bill Gates is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. He originally established his reputation as the co-founder of Microsoft, which is known as the world's largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Bill Gates held the positions of chairman/CEO and Chief Software Architect. He was also the largest individual shareholder until May of 2014. In his career he has also authored several books.

Bill Gates was born in an upper middle class family, son of William H Gates SR. and Mary Maxwell Gates. His ancestral origin includes English, German and Irish. His father was a lawyer and his mother served on the board of directors for First Interstate Bank system and the United Way.

On September 12th 2014, Bill Gates donated 15 million dollars to help fight the Ebola outbreak in Africa. This donation marks the biggest of Gates' donations in his career.

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