Steve Jobs one of the greatest programmers of America and the co-founder of Apple. He is best known as the CEO of Apple, Pixar and NeXT. He also held a high percentage shared of ‘The Walt Disney Company’. He was one of the biggest business magnate, influencer and industrial designer of our time. Keep reading to know more about Steve Jobs’s net worth in 2018.
Steve Jobs Early Life
Steve Jobs was born as Steven Paul Jobs in 1955 on 24th February to Abdulfattah John Jandali and Joanne Schieble Simpson. However, he was adopted and raised by Clara Jobs and Paul Jobs. He was born and raised in California, USA. He also has two sisters named Mona Simpson and Patricia Ann Jobs. Steve’s biological mother gave him birth when she was still unmarried, which prompted her to hand him over for adoption. Lucky for us Steve was adopted by Jobs, who had a keen interest in mechanics and programming.
He completed his schooling at Homestead High School. Later he went to Reed College. However, he dropped out of college in his last year, to bless the world with his IOS services.
He married his girlfriend Laurene Powell in 1991. The couple had four children together named Lisa Brennan Jobs, Eve Jobs, Erin Siena Jobs and Reed Jobs. Steve Jobs died in 2011 on 5th October due to Pancreatic Cancer. He body was brewed at the Alta Mesa Memorial Park.
Steve Jobs Career, Awards & Achievement
Steve Jobs was the Co-founder, CEO, and Chairman of ‘Apple Inc.’ He was also a Primary investor in and the CEO of ‘Pixar’. Later he also founded ‘NeXT’ and became its CEO. Steve is responsible for Pioneering the personal computer revolution along with Steve Wozniak. Steve Jobs was amongst the significant board members of Apple Inc. and The Walt Disney Company.
In the Beginning of 1997 with his advertising campaign “Think different”, Jobs worked collaborated with Jonathan Ive, a designer to develop a high-tech line of devices that could offer larger cultural ramifications and led to the introduction of iTunes, iMac, and iTunes Store, iPhone, Apple Store, iPod App Store, and the iPad.
He was also an active philanthropist, who was always giving huge charitable donations to one of other cause to help the unprivileged section of the society.
Awards & Achievements
Steve Jobs has been honored with several awards including the ‘National Medal of Technology’ and ‘Jefferson Award for Public Service’ for his contribution into the society. In 2007 his name was inducted into ‘California Hall of Fame’. Later in the same year, Fortune Magazine named him as the ‘most powerful person in business world’. He was also named as the ‘CEO of the decade’ in 2009 by Fortune Magazine. In 2010, he was ranked 17 in the ‘World’s Most Powerful People’ List put by Forbes.com. In 2010, Financial Times honored him by making him the ‘person of the year’.
Net Worth of Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs had an estimated net worth of more than $10.2 billion. He made most of his empire with the help of his three successful companies. He was also known for his smart investments which have helped him in doubling his net worth. Now his wife and children are the sole owners of his empire.
Steve Jobs story is an inspiration to all young kids, he was a confused teenager in the beginning of his career, but he realized his talent and worked on it. He also saw dark times, with Apple, where the company had to face bankruptcy. But he kept on working and made it one of the biggest companies in the world. It is his hard work and goodwill which has made apple in the biggest tech giant in the world.