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William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, author, landowner, and philanthropist. He is a co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president, and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He is considered one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.
In 1987, Gates was listed as a billionaire in Forbes magazine’s 400 Richest People in America issue. He was worth $1.25 billion and was the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. Since 1987, Gates has been included in the Forbes The World’s Billionaires list and was the wealthiest from 1995 to 1996, 1998 to 2007, 2009, and held the spot until 2018 before being overtaken by Jeff Bezos. Gates was number one on the Forbes 400 list from 1993 through to 2007, 2009, and 2014 through 2017.