Guess Who?

Dear 5/6W,

Your homework tonight is to research the four individuals below and find out 3 interesting facts about each person. You will also need to find out what they all have in common and think about why we would be learning about these people in class. Be prepared to share your strategies for finding out who they are.Screen Shot 2014-10-09 at 5.39.04 pm


  1. Tom

    Mark Zuckerberg
    1. co-founder of Facebook.
    2.US $1 salary per year
    3.when kids played games he created them.

    Bill Gates
    1.He likes playing bridge, tennis and golf.
    2.He was challenged by Mark Zuckerberg (founder of Facebook)to do the ice bucket challenge.
    3.He stepped down as chief executive officer of microsoftin Jan 2000

    Elizabeth Holmes
    1.She is the founder of theranos.
    2. She’s the youngest self made billionaire.
    3.200 different blood tests they can run

    Sara Blakely
    1.created Spanx
    2.worlds yougest self made billionaire

  2. albertl

    What i think these people are the richest people in the world and have lots of money and that is good for economics because it is all about money and that’s all (I think).
    1.Sara Blakey
    2.Bill Gates
    3.Mark Zukerburg
    4.Elizabeth Holmes
    1.Sara is the founder of Spanx.
    She was born on February 27, 1971 and she is 43 years old.
    She is listed as the 93rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.
    2.Bill is the founder of Microsoft.
    He ears $8 billion dollars.
    He got the top 15 in the past 20 years.
    3.He was raised by a dentist and a psychiatrist.
    He started programming when he was young.
    His first popular site breached security and violated privacy.
    4. $4.5 billion. Age: 30.
    She was born in February 1984 in Washington, D.C
    Elizabeth is the founder & CEO, Theranos.

  3. Harrison

    Bill Gates
    1 He aimed to be a millionaire by the age of 30 but was a billionaire by the age of 31,
    2 He was arrested for going threw a red light and driving with no license.
    3 He pays one million tax to live in his house.

    Mark Zuckerberg
    1 He was raised by a dentist and a psyshiatist.
    2 He is red /green colour blind and can only see blue easily.
    3 He met his wife in a queue for the bathroom

    Elizabeth Holmes
    1 She is a chemical and electrician engineer and entrepreneur.
    2 She was only 30 when she became a billionaire.
    3 She invented a new way to take blood from people without a needle.

    Sara Blakely
    1 She is a business women and the created of spanx.
    2 Before fan she sold fax machines.
    3 When she was growing up her Dad would always ask he “what have you failed at this week.”

  4. Savannah


    These four people are Bill Gates, Elizabeth Holmes, Sara Blakely and Mark Zuckerburg. They are founders of a company s that are highly successful. We would be leaning about these people at school because at school we are learning about economics and economics has a lot to do with money and businesses

    3 Interesting Facts:

    Bill Gates went to school at: Lakeside School (1968–1973 and then Collage at: Harvard College (1973–1975). Bill fist had interest in computer programming at the age of 13. When Bill was 11, his parents started to worry about his behavior. He worked well but got very boed sometimes.

    Elizabeth Holmes and her brother, Christian Holmes V, learnt Mandarin at a young age. Elizabeth is the youngest self made billionaire on the Forbes 400 list.In her first year of collage she was awarded President’s Scholarship.
    Mark Zuckerberg was the youngest billionaire according to Forbes. He went to school at Phillips Exeter Academy , Ardsley High School , Harvard University, Mercy College.Mark is also very interested in other languages.

    Sara Blakely accepted a job at Walt Disney world. When Sara was thinking of a name forr her new product she thought about Coca-Cola and Kodak. She then realised that both names had a strong “k” sound. this then led her to her new products name Spanx, she replaced the “k”sound with the “x” sound. She attended clear water high school.

  5. Sarah

    1:Sara Blakely
    She has 1 billion us dollers.
    She is a busnesswoman.
    She created Spanx.
    2: Bill Gates
    He created windows.
    He was the richest man in the world.
    He now runs a charity to give away his money to good courses.
    3: Mark Zuckerberg
    His middle name is Elliot.
    He was the inventor of facebook.
    He is a computer programer.
    4: Elizebeth Homes
    She has 4.5 billion dollers.
    She is a chemical and eletrical engineer.
    She created theronos and has a brother who helps at theronos.

    What the all have in commen:
    Money has something to do with economics. That’s why we are learning about these people. They are all very rich.

  6. Alana P

    Sara Blakely
    1) She is 43 years old
    2) She is the founder of spanx
    3) Her company grew to be worth more than $1 billion in 12 years

    Bill Gates
    1) He pays $1 million tax to live in his house
    2) He became a billionaire at the age of 31
    3) He is one of the richest men in the world

    Mark Zuckerberg
    1) He is a co-founder of Facebook
    2) He is red/green colour blind, he can most easily see the colour blue which is why Facebook is blue
    3) He met his wife queuing for the bathroom

    Elizabeth Holmes
    1) She became a billionaire at 30
    2) She made a way to take blood from people without using a needle
    3) She dropped out of high school

  7. Dean

    Sara Blakely.
    1. She was the founder of spanks.
    2. She was on time magazine for the 100 most influential people.
    3. She was on the Forbes list of most wealthy people

    Bill Gates.
    1. He is the richest man in the world .
    2. He co founded Microsoft .
    3. He is a philanthropist .

    Mark Zuckerberg.
    1. He co founded Facebook .
    2. He has 33.1 billion dollars.
    3. As CEO of Facebook he gets paid one dollar.

    Elizabeth Holmes.
    1. She is a chemical and mechanical engineer.
    2. She founded a company called Theranos.
    3. She went to Stanford university to study chemestry.
    They are all founders of a different company.

  8. Lucy

    Bill Gates-
    .His full name is William Henry Gates III.
    .He is a computer programmer, investor, philanthropist and author.
    .He co-founded Microsoft, with Paul Allen.

    Mark Zuckerberg-
    .He is the co-founder of Facebook. Facebook is the second most visited site, Google is the first.
    .He has an estimated net worth of $32 billion.
    .He is still among the top 25 richest people in the world.
    Elizabeth Holmes-
    She is the youngest self-made woman billionaire, and the third-youngest billionaire.
    .She founded Theranos in 2003.
    .She has an estimated net worth of $4.5 billion.
    Sara Blakely-
    .She is an american business woman, and the founder of Spanx.
    .She has an estimated net worth of $1 billion.
    .Her previous job was at Disney Land, Florida, USA.

  9. Liam Cubbon

    Sarah Blakley
    1.Blakely was born on 21st February 1971 in Clearwater, Florida.
    2. Blakely made a television appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2006 and also made a donation of one million dollars to Oprah Winfrey’s Leadership Academy.
    3.nShe married Jesse Itzler, an American Rapper in 2008. They have a son named Lazer Blake Itzler.
    Bill Gates
    1. Bill Gates aimed to become a millionaire by the age of 30. However, he became a billionaire at 31.
    2. Bill Gates was arrested in New Mexico in 1977 for driving without a licence.
    3. According to Bill Gates, by 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world.
    Mark Zuckerberg
    1. If you type @[4:0] in a Facebook comment window and hit enter, Marks name will appear.
    2.He owns a Hungarian sheepdog named Beast, who has a Facebook page with 1.5 million fans.
    3.He is a vegetarian, But in his likes on his Facebook page are McDonald’s and In-N-Out Burger.
    Elizabeth holmes
    1.Holmes dropped out of Stanford University at 19.
    2. Eliza beth is the youngest woman self-made billionaire.
    3. Elizabeth is the third-youngest billionaire.

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