Steve Jobs Biography


Steve Jobs

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Birth Name: Steve Jobs
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age: 62 Years
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Co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs was a great businessman from United States. He was popular in the world for revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone and iPad. Steve Jobs was from middle class family born to the Joanne Schieble and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali. His biological parents abandoned him and he was soon adopted by Paul Reinhold Jobs. He was an American and is of American and Syrian descent.

In 1978, he was seen having love affairs with his girlfriend Chrisann Brennan. It was also said that he was the father of a daughter with her but he didn't accept being the father of her as he claimed to be sterile in front of the court. But she started living with him since she entered in her teens.

With the start of 1990s, he met love of his life, Laurene Powell. That time she was studying Masters in Business Administration in Stanford business school. After dating each other for few times they got married on March 18, 1991. He was happy to have her as his loving wife and they also welcomed three children together. There had been no rumors of their divorce then.

As his father was a mechanic, he and his father Paul Jobs used to work in their own family electronic garage. From that time in he learned more about electronic parts and learned how to dissemble and assemble them. He began his interest in electronics from that time on. He was a creative child but he had no interest in his study. After completing his high school education, he joined Reed College. There he also showed no any sing in his studies. He also dropped out from there.

In 1974, he began his professional career and that was as a video game designer. After working there for few months, he left that positions and then he went to India to find some enlightenment within him. Two years later, he developed Apple Computer. He and his colleagues Wozniak was the founder of the Apple Computer. They developed this computer from the same place Steve began his interest in computer.

They modernized the technology. Their first piece of creativity, Apple I was sold for $666.66 each. With the start of 1980s the net worth of their company became $1.2 billion. Though their product was one of the best creative arts at that time, they lacked creativity in their later products and their design was same. Their market price fell down and they were dominated by IBM. The downfall of Apple leads to the downfall of Steve Jobs and he was offered the humble position in the company and in 1985, he decided to quit the company.

In 1985, he began his new career. He founded the enterprise titled NeXT, Inc which focused mainly on hardware and software. Later on, he bought George Lucas and changed its name to Pixar Animation Studios. This studio has produced several renowned movies like Toy Story, Finding Nemo and many more.

Though his company was gaining massive success and earning huge amount of profit, it was bought by Apple and he was offered the post of Chief Executive Officer of Apple Company. This time he was offered the huge amount of salary.

In 2003, he heard some bad news in his life. After some medical treatment he was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor. He also went on a successful surgery in 2004 but they were not able to completely remove his tumor and then on October 5, 2011 he died because of pancreatic cancer. At the time of his death, his net worth was rumored to be around $2.1 billion.

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Born in San Francisco, California

1955 24th of February

Steve Jobs was from middle class family born to the Joanne Schieble and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali in San Francisco, California. His biological parents abandoned him and he was soon adopted by Paul Reinhold Jobs. He was an American and is of American and Syrian descent.

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Began dating Chrisann Brennan

1971

While he was in his high school days, he was rumored to be dating Chrisann Brennan. In 1978, he was seen having love affairs with his girlfriend Chrisann Brennan. She is one of the famous painters from United States.

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Dropped out from Reed College

1972

He received his formal education from Homestead High School. He was also able to complete his education from there. Then he joined Reed College. He was a creative child but he had no interest in his study. There he also showed no any sing in his studies. He also dropped out from there.

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Began his career as a video game designer

1974

He showed no any sign of interest in his study, he dropped out from Reed College. Then for the next one and half year, he joined some creative classes. In 1974, he began his professional career and that was as a video game designer.

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Began Apple Computer

1976

After travelling all over India and learning more about Buddhism and finding some enlightenment within him he returned back to United States. Two years later in 1976, he developed Apple Computer. He and his colleagues Wozniak was the founder of the Apple Computer.

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First child, Lisa Brennan-Jobs

1978 17th of May

Lisa Brennan-Jobs is her first child. She was born to Chrisann Brennan, his high school sweet heart. She was born on 17th of May, 1978 in Oregon, United States of America. He didn't accept being the father of her till her early teens.

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Became publicly traded company

1980

They modernized the technology. Their first piece of creativity, Apple I was sold for $666.66 each. With the success of Apple I, they also launched Apple II in 1977. With the start of 1980s the net worth of their company became $1.2 billion.

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Left Apple Computer

1985

His product was once one of the best creative arts, they lacked creativity in their later products and their design was same. Their market price fell down and they were dominated by IBM. The downfall of Apple leads to the downfall of Steve Jobs and he was offered the humble position in the company and in 1985, he decided to quit the company.

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Begin NeXT, Inc

1985

In 1985, he began his new career. He founded the enterprise titled NeXT, Inc which focused mainly on hardware and software. Later on, he bought George Lucas and changed its name to Pixar Animation Studios. This studio has produced several renowned movies like Toy Story, Finding Nemo and many more.

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Won National Medal of Technology

1985

National Medal of Technology is one of the prestigious honors in the United States and it is given by the President of United States to the ones who are really creative and innovative. He was also honored with this award once and that was in 1985.

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Married to Laurene Powell

1991 18th of March

While Laurene Powell was studying Masters in Business Administration in Stanford business school he met her for the first time. After dating each other for few times they got married on March 18, 1991. They also had three children from this married life.

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Second child, Reed Jobs

1991 22nd of September

He became father for the second time in his life soon after getting married with Laurene Powell. He and his wife, welcomed their first child together on 22nd of September, 1991 and it was a son and they named him Reed Jobs.

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Won Fortune magazine

2007

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2007, he was honored by the Fortune magazine. They honored him by naming him as one of the most powerful person in business.

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Died because of pancreatic cancer

2011 5th of October

He fought with pancreatic cancer for about a decade. He also went on a successful surgery in 2004 but they were not able to completely remove his tumor and then on October 5, 2011 he died because of pancreatic cancer.

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