He was arrested once. Who is he now?
A police mugshot of Bill Gates after his arrest for driving without a licence in 1975.
Gates at work in 1984. As the co-founder, with Paul Allen, of Microsoft, he grew a 1975 back-room start-up into a software behemoth worth, at its peak, $400 billion
Bill and Melinda Gates in India earlier this year. Their foundation has assets worth $37.1 billion. He intends to give it all away
The rich yet humble Bill Gates.