'I was a bit disruptive. I started early on sort of questioning; were their rules logical?'
Asked to pick a single luxury item for if he was stranded on a desert island, the Microsoft founder went for 'a bunch of DVDs of great lectures'
'It does bother you that there’s not more generosity or there’s not more creativity'
The Microsoft founder continues to top rich lists with his vast wealth
“Let’s socialise this” and “content is king” both made the list
The biggest loser was Carlos Slim, whose Mexican telecommunications company American Movil declined 25 per cent in 2015
Bill Gates sold $1.5 billion of stock in Microsoft this year
It took Gates seven years and $63 million to build his Medina, Washington, estate, named 'Xanadu 2.0'
The Microsoft co-founder laid out his vision for the future in a 1999 book
The elusive Spanish business man overtook the Microsoft founder on the Forbes rich list
The billionaires have donated a significant amount of their net worth to charity
The Every Woman, Every Child initiative claims to have saved the lives of millions over the past five years
His poetry about the failings of the school system has struck a surprising chord online. He tells Charlotte Philby why
Microsoft founder accused of disrespecting the South Korean President, Park Geun-hye
Mark Zuckerberg’s pro-immigration political activism group has stumbled before its official launch, after a leaked copy of its online manifesto was found to contain misleading claims.
The world's richest man has set himself a new challenge – to improve sanitation for the poor