Who was Steve Jobs?
He is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. He was born in February 1950 in San Fransico. He died in October 2011. He was married to wife Laurene Powell. He had 4 children: Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Eve Jobs, Erin Siena Jobs, Reed Jobs. His oldest daughter Lisa was born in his relationship with Chrisann Brennan.
Founder of Apple
Apple was founded in 1976 as a personal computer builder. The co-founder was Steve Wozniak. Apple is famous for its Mac line, iPod, iPhone, and Ipad. Apple is now the world’s third-largest mobile phone maker. And the second-largest IT company. In 2013 Apple had a value of more than $ 400 billion. Jobs is considered a pioneer of the personal computer revolution.
He also co-founded the Pixar Animation Studios. The studio is known for its successful films as Toy Story and Cars. The Walt Disney Company acquired Pixar for $ 7.4 billion. Jobs became a member of the board of directors.
Steve Jobs Net Worth
His net worth at the time of his death was US$ 10 billion. The apple owner’s net worth (his widow Laurene) is estimated at US$ 20 billion.
His former business partner Steve Wozniak’s net worth is US$ 100 million. Steve Wozniak’s wife is Janet Hill.
Jobs died in 2011 of pancreatic cancer. His widow Laurene inherited 5.5 million shares in Apple. These were worth US$ 7 billion. And she inherited a 7% stake in Disney stock. The Walt Disney company stake is worth US$ 9 billion.