Bill Gates was born in Seattle, Washington. Bill Gates is the son of William H. Gates, Sr. and Mary Maxwell Gates.
He was a talented student who performed well in all subjects but showed a special aptitude in Mathematics.
When he was 13, his parents enrolled him in Lakeside School in Seattle, Washington. Two most prominent alumni of this school are Bill Gates and Paul Allen. This school acquired a computer terminal and young Bill Gates was very fascinated by this computer.
Bill Gates, Paul Allen and some other friends, took interest in this computer and started learning basics of computer programming.
Bill Gates has one elder sister, Kristi Gates and one younger sister, Libby Gates.
Bill Gates with Paul Allen 1981 and 2013
At the age of 13, he enrolled in the Lakeside School. When he was in the 8th grade, the Mothers Club at the school used proceeds from Lakeside School's rummage sale to buy a Teletype Model 33 ASR terminal and a block of computer time on a General Electric (GE) computer for the school's students. Gates showed his interest in programming this machine in BASIC.
He wrote his first computer program on this machine: an implementation of Tic-tac-toe that allowed users to play games against the computer. Gates was fascinated by the machine and how it would always execute software code perfectly.
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Family of Bill Gates resides in The Gates's home. It is 66,000 sq. feet estate in Lake Washington in Medina Washington.
Family of Bill Gates consists of:
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