Interesting Bill Gates Facts
1. Bill Gates designed a traffic control system for Seattle when he was only 15.
2. According to Bill Gates, by 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world.
3. Bill Gates continued to fly coach until 1997, when his net worth was already US$36 billion.
4. I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. - Bill Gates
5. In April 2010, Bill Gates had donated over $36,854,000,000 in his lifetime, which is more than half of his current net worth of $61 billion.
6. Microsoft owner Bill Gates earns $7.8 billion a year, which is about $20 million a day, or also $250 per second!
7. Bill Gates makes $290 per second.
8. In an interview, Bill Gates told: I appoint the laziest person to do the hardest job, because they will find an easiest way to do it.
9. Bill Gates does not allow his wife and children to use Apple devices, instead for the iPad or iPod.
10. Bill Gates wrote Steve Jobs a letter as he was dyingâ€”Jobs was touched and kept it by his bed.
11. Since 2007, Bill Gates has given away about $28 billion, & has saved approximately six million lives.
12. Bill Gates is richer than more than a hundred nations.
13. If Bill Gates gave his entire fortune to the US government, it would only cover the national deficit for 15 days.
14. Bill Gates has enough money to send every single 18-year-old person in the US to a 4 year college.
15. Bill Gates could give away 95% of his entire wealth and still technically be a billionaire.
16. During a TED talk about Malaria, Bill Gates opened a jar full of mosquitoes onstage so the audience would be able to empathize better.
17. Bill Gates has saved over 6 million lives by providing people with the funds for vaccines and better healthcare.
18. Bill Gates changed his school's program codes so he was placed in class with mostly female students.
19. Bill Gates is the richest person in the world again ï¿½ worth $75 billion.
20. Despite his wealth and extensive business travel Bill Gates usually flew coach until 1997, when he bought a private jet.
21. 6 million lives were saved by Bill Gates with vaccines and better healthcare.
22. "I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it." -Bill Gates
23. Bill Gates has been the richest person on the planet for 16 of the past 21 years.
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