A rare and remarkable interview with the world’s second richest man @BillGates

‘It will be a minuscule portion of my wealth. It will mean they (his children) have to find their own way. They will be given an unbelievable education… But they will have to pick a job they like and go to work,’ – Bill Gates

At 55, he has graced the cover of Forbes magazine many times. As the co-founder, with Paul Allen, of Microsoft, he grew a 1975 back-room start-up into a software behemoth worth, at its peak, $400 billion. Oprah Winfrey is a close friend; the pair meet regularly and she has discussed signing his ‘Giving Pledge’ to donate the bulk of her $2.7 billion estate to charity.  Read the complete article by Caroline Graham at: dailymail.co.uk

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A police mugshot of Gates after his arrest for driving without a licence in 1975

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Gates at work in 1984. As the co-founder, with Paul Allen, of Microsoft, he grew a 1975 back-room start-up into a software behemoth worth, at its peak, $400 billion

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Some stats about Gates and Microsoft

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