Paul Allen and Bill Gates were childhood friends with a love for computer programming, and shared their skills to make successful business. Now the Microsoft is having about 1,28,000 employees worldwide with a revenue of $93.27 Billion. Microsoft is among most valuable brand in the world after Apple. So, we have highlighted some mind blowing facts about the company which you surely don’t know.
#1.Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates became the youngest billionaire ever at the age of 31 in the year 1987. He became richest person of the world since 1995, he lost his top spot few times but managed to regain it quickly.
#2 Bill Gates residence is in Medina Washington, which is 66,000-square foot mansion, he bought it for $2 Million in 1988 and it’s current worth is about $123 Million Today.
#3 About 6 Years ago, Microsoft said that its employees drink 23 Million Free Beverages from the company annually which mainly includes orange juice and milk.
#4 It has been estimated that Microsoft’s rapid growth made two billionaires besides Bill Gates and about 12,000 Millionaires. Microsoft Former CEO, Steve Ballmer is worth $22.7 Billion and he bought basketball team for a whopping amount of $2 Billion in 2014.
#5 Last Month, Bill Gates revealed that he had hacked his school computers to meet girls. Bill Gates admitted that school authorities enrolled him in the class where he was the only boy.
#6 Till the age of 30, Bill Gates aimed to become millionaire but amazingly he became a billionaire at the age of 31, and the youngest ever billionaire.
#7 Microsoft made debut in smartphone market seven years before Apple unveiled its iPhones. As we know how popular are iPhone today but Microsoft introduced Windows mobile on PDA’s and smartphone in the early 2000 and iPhones were launched nearly 7 years ago after Microsoft Smartphones.
#8 American Richest persons like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Late Steve Jobs had no college degree, still they managed to found Microsoft, Facebook and Apple respectively.
#9 Bill Gates predicts that by the year 2035, there will be almost no poor country in the world. To recall, Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates has donated about $28 Billion till now.
#10 In 1997, Microsoft prevented Apple from bankruptcy by investing about $150 Million in Apple. Later, Steve Jobs announced this on stage to the audience.
The above facts are of Microsoft as well its co-founder Bill Gates. If you have something more to add, you can add it below in the comment section !