Bill Gates vs. Rob Walton
Who will win?
October 28, 1955 (age 68)
When Gates was a kid, he spent so much time reading that his parents finally forbade him from bringing books to the dinner table. Gates took a break from classes his senior year in high school to do programming with his friend Paul Allen at a power plant in North Bonneville, Washington.
October 27, 1944 (age 79)
Rob Walton, who has a law degree from Columbia University, helped Walmart prepare for its IPO in 1970. His daughter Carrie Walton Penner sits on the board of the Walton Family Foundation, which his parents set up on Walmart's 25th anniversary in 1987.