|Full Name :||Melinda Ann Gates|
|Born :||15th- Aug - 1964|
|Zodiac Sign :||Leo|
|Height :||169 CMS ( 5 Feet 7 Inches )|
|Birth Place :||Dallas
|Education :||St. Monica Catholic School California,
Duke University Durham,
Ursuline Academy Dallas,
Fuqua School of Business Durham
|Occupation :||Co Founder
|Networth :||$70 Billion|
Melinda was born in the year 1964 in Dallas, Texas. She is a Roman Catholic by religion. After her MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business in 1987, she joined Microsoft and worked in many multimedia and interactive projects in Microsoft. Gates worked for around 9 years with Microsoft.
For the first 14 years of her marriage to Bill Gates, Melinda stayed in the background. But later she started trusting herself post a grueling sabbatical. Melinda started being more available to the people around. She worked significantly for the welfare of the needy all her life. She is one of the strongest women in the world.
Gates was the member of the Board of trustees at Duke University for seven years from 1996 to 2003. Melinda and Bill Gates received an award from Jefferson awards for Greatest Public Service benefiting the disadvantaged. They were also named as ‘The People of the Year’ by Time. The couple was awarded the Order of the Aztec Eagle for their great work around all over the globe in the field of health and education. She and her husband Bill Gates received numerous awards and recognitions in their life till date.