All About Steve Jobs

Editorials News | May-26-2019

All About Steve Jobs

Steven Paul Jobs was an American inventor, designer and entrepreneur who was the co-founder, CEO and president of Apple Computer. Apple's revolutionary products, which include the iPod, iPhone and iPad, are now considered to dictate the evolution of modern technology. Born in 1955, two graduate students from the University of Wisconsin gave him up for adoption. Jobs was smart but aimless, dropped out of college and experimented with different activities before co-founding Apple with Steve Wozniak in 1976. Jobs left the company in 1985 to launch from Pixar Animation Studios, then returned to Apple more than a decade later. Jobs died in 2011 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Net worth

In 2011, Forbes estimated that the Steve Jobs' net worth was around $ 6.5 billion to $ 7 billion for its sale of Pixar to the Walt Disney Company in 2006. However, Jobs had not sold his stock of Apple in 1985, when he left the company. If he would have founded and managed for more than a decade, his net worth would have been $ 36 billion.

Steve Jobs: movies and books

Several films inspired by the life of the computer icon have also been released, namely Jobs (2013), starring Ashton Kutcher, and Steve Jobs (2015), starring Michael Fassbender and directed by Danny Boyle.

Several books have also been written about Jobs' life and career, including an authorized general biography of 2011 by Walter Isaacson. The book was criticized for describing its main theme by Apple CEO Tim Cook, who succeeded Jobs. Karen Blumenthal also wrote a biography for young adults of 2012, and Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli wrote Becoming Steve Jobs for 2015.

The death of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs died in Palo Alto on October 5, 2011, after battling pancreatic cancer for almost a decade. He was 56 years old.

Last words

In the praise of Mona Simpson for Steve Jobs, her sister said that Steve Jobs looked at his sister Patty, children and wife, and then said his last words: "OH WOW, OH WOW, OH WOW."

Woman and children

Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell were married on March 18, 1991. The couple met in the early 1990s at the Stanford business school, where Powell was an MBA student. They lived together in Palo Alto, California, with their three children.


Although he was still a private man who rarely revealed information about his family, Jobs is known to have a daughter, Lisa, with his girlfriend Chrisann Brennan when he was 23 years old. He denied the paternity of his daughter in court documents, stating that he was sterile. Chrisann struggled financially for much of her life, and Jobs did not start a relationship with his daughter until she was seven years old. As a teenager, Lisa came to live with her father.

When and where was Steve Jobs born?

Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California.

By: Preeti Narula


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