Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. His real name was Willim Henry Gates, the third. He grew up with 2 sisters. Bill was very smart as a child. He was also very competitive. In school Bill got straight A’s. He always finished his homework at school, before anyone else.He graduated from Lakeside High School, knowing moe about computers than most adults. Soon he went to Harvard University.