25 Years Ago At Microsoft

GEEKS' REVENGE Just 25 years ago, these folks (in a '78 photo) were undatable. Look what's become of Microsoft's original staff members--and their estimated worth (EW)

BILL GATES (1), co-founder. Now: chairman; EW: $62 billion

PAUL ALLEN (2), co-founder. Now: sports-team owner, philanthropist; EW: $21 billion

BOB GREENBERG (3), programmer. Now: makes golf software; EW: $20 million

JIM LANE (4), project manager. Now: runs own software company; EW: $20 million

GORDON LETWIN (5), programmer. Now: green philanthropist; EW: $20 million

ANDREA LEWIS (6), technical writer. Now: free-lance journalist; EW: $2 million

MARC MCDONALD (7), programmer. Now: works for...

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