Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard to launch software firm Microsoft with his high school friend Paul Allen in 1975 and took it public in 1986. Microsoft played a pivotal role in changing the landscape of personal computing, beginning at a time when very few individuals owned a computer. Forbes first listed Gates as a billionaire in 1987; he was the richest person in the world, according to Forbes, from 1995 through 2017 (except in 2008 and from 2010 through 2013).
We take a peek into Bill Gates’ wealth and how it fared in 2022 with Wealth Editor Kerry Dolan.
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