Interesting Bill Gates Facts


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1. Bill Gates designed a traffic control system for Seattle when he was only 15.
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2. According to Bill Gates, by 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world.
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3. Bill Gates continued to fly coach until 1997, when his net worth was already US$36 billion.
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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
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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.
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6. Microsoft owner Bill Gates earns $7.8 billion a year, which is about $20 million a day, or also $250 per second!
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7. Bill Gates makes $290 per second.
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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.
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9. Bill Gates does not allow his wife and children to use Apple devices, instead for the iPad or iPod.
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10. Bill Gates wrote Steve Jobs a letter as he was dying—Jobs was touched and kept it by his bed.
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11. Since 2007, Bill Gates has given away about $28 billion, & has saved approximately six million lives.
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12. Bill Gates is richer than more than a hundred nations.
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13. If Bill Gates gave his entire fortune to the US government, it would only cover the national deficit for 15 days.
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14. Bill Gates has enough money to send every single 18-year-old person in the US to a 4 year college.
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15. Bill Gates could give away 95% of his entire wealth and still technically be a billionaire.
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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.
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17. Bill Gates has saved over 6 million lives by providing people with the funds for vaccines and better healthcare.
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18. Bill Gates changed his school's program codes so he was placed in class with mostly female students.
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19. Bill Gates is the richest person in the world again � worth $75 billion.
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20. Despite his wealth and extensive business travel Bill Gates usually flew coach until 1997, when he bought a private jet.
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21. 6 million lives were saved by Bill Gates with vaccines and better healthcare.
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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
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23. Bill Gates has been the richest person on the planet for 16 of the past 21 years.

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