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10 Ultra-Successful Billionaire Who Didn't Finish College

1. Bill Gates Bill Gates is an American businessman, investor and author. He is best known as the principal founder of the world’s largest software business, Microsoft Corporation , with his business partner Paul Allen. Bill was a voracious reader as a child, spending many hours poring over books such as the Encyclopaedia. He met Paul, who was two years his senior, in high school at Lakeside School. Bill and Paul spent much of their free time together working on programs. Bill enrolled at Harvard University in 1973. He did not have a definite study plan while he was a student at Harvard. He spent more of his time in the computer lab than in class. He dropped out of college in 1975 to pursue his business, Microsoft, with Paul. During his career at Microsoft, he held the position of chairman and CEO until stepping down as CEO in 2000.  He stepped down as chairman of Microsoft in 2014. With his wife, Bill chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation , the world’s largest priva