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The DNA profile of Bill Gates

Are you related to the famous entrepreneur?

Discover a possible family connection with one of the richest people and also compare yourself with many other famous people!

The DNA of the Microsoft founder

Bill Gates, a prominent figure in the technology world, is known for both his entrepreneurial achievements and philanthropic contributions. He was born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington. His full name is William Henry Gates III.

Gates is the son of William H. Gates Sr, a prominent attorney, and Mary Maxwell Gates, a respected businesswoman and philanthropist. He has two sisters, Kristianne and Libby. From a young age, there was a strong focus on education and socially conscious values in the Gates family, an imprint that helped make Bill Gates the person we know today.

At the age of 13, Gates discovered his passion for computers at Lakeside School in Seattle. It was here that he met his future business partner, Paul Allen. Together, they developed a system to automate scheduling for students. After graduation, Gates attended the prestigious Harvard University. But his passion for the computer industry was so strong that he dropped out after two years to found Microsoft, now known worldwide as a pioneer in the technology industry.

After years of hard work and setbacks, Gates created the Windows operating system in 1985, which quickly became an international bestseller. Under his leadership, Microsoft became a leader in the software market, and Bill Gates became one of the richest people in the world.

In 1994, Gates married Melinda French and they have three children together. The Gates family also has a long tradition of philanthropy. In 2000, Bill and Melinda founded the Bill

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Sharing Ancestral Ties with Bill Gates: My intriguing discovery with iGENEA DNA Testing

My journey with iGENEA has been a remarkable one, beginning with a simple DNA test and culminating in the unexpected discovery of a link in my family tree to Bill Gates. Navigating their user-friendly website and excellent client service, combined with their meticulous dedication to accuracy and privacy, made the entire process seamless and the results eye-opening. (W. Steidler)

My objective while signing up for iGENEA's DNA testing was mainly to satiate my curiosity on my ancestral roots. The astounding revelation concerning my kinship to none other than the magnate, Bill Gates, however, exceeded my expectations significantly.

Navigating through iGENEA's website was a breeze with its user-friendly interface. The ordering process for the DNA test was straightforward, with clear instructions guiding me each step of the way. I had occasional queries, but thanks to their responsive and courteous customer service team, every question I had was promptly and satisfactorily answered.

Processing of my DNA sample happened smoothly; iGENEA ensured that all regulations were dutifully adhered to, thus underlining their professionalism and dedication to their clients' privacy and security. Their meticulousness is unrivaled, sparing no effort in accurately mapping and analyzing my genetic heritage. The results were presented in an easy-to-understand format with fascinating insights into my ancestry.

The highlight was undoubtedly the astonishing discovery of my connection to Bill Gates. Unearthed via iGENEA’s Family Finder service, which allows one to find relatives within their extensive database, it was a jaw-dropping moment. The fact that Bill Gates appears in my kinship network, as a distant relative or sharing common ancestors, was indeed unexpected. However, the detailed breakdown of my genetic connections, presented in a comprehensible manner, made this revelation comprehensible.

Ever since discovering this exciting connection, iGENEA’s DNA testing experience has given me a new perspective on my familial heritage, instigating an unexpected sense of kinship with one of the most recognized figures in modern history. To say my it's been a thrilling process is an understatement. It's an experience that is uniquely personal, insightful, and I dare say, life-transforming.

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Questions and answers about the DNA test

How long does a DNA origin analysis take?

After we have received the samples it normally takes 6 weeks for the fist results. Depending on the chosen test the result is thus already fully ready or further analysis are done.

How can I order a DNA origin analysis for someone else?

If you order and pay for a test set for somebody else online, the address of the other person under “Comments”. We will then send the collection kit to the address of this person. You can also place your order by phone or e-mail.

This is how the DNA origin analysis works

A Mucus Sample suffices to get a sample of your DNA. Taking the sample is simple and painless and can be done at home. Send the samples with the envelop included in the sampling kit.

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