17 surprising facts about Bill Gates
Most people know three things about Bill Gates:
- He is one of the richest men in the world.
- He cofounded one of the most successful tech companies of all time in Microsoft.
- He’s an extremely generous philanthropist through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
But despite his philanthropic efforts and online presence, there are a lot of things about Gates that many are unaware of.
Here are 17 facts you probably didn’t know about Bill Gates:
16. Gates says he reads 50 books a year. “Reading is still the main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding,” he says.
Source: The New York Times
These were his favorite books from 2015.