About Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs (born 1955) was a celebrated American inventor, entrepreneur and marketer, best known as the founder and long-time Chief Executive Manager of multinational corporation Apple Inc., which specializes in developing and selling consumer electronics, personal computers computer software. Corporation’s revolutionary products, such as iPhone, iPad and iPod, are now considered as dictating trends of modern technology evolution. The famed creator of these inventions died in 2011, after a long and tiring battle with cancer. By the time of his death Steve Jobs net worth amounted to $10.2 billion, placing him among the wealthiest man in the world.
Steven was born in San Francisco to John (real name Abdulah) Jandali and Joan Shieble. Too scared to take the responsibility of raising a kid, the two students of Wisconsin University gave their newborn for adoption. His biological parents later got married and had a daughter, Mona Simpson. Although their fortune never came close to Steve Jobs net worth, both John and Joan were professionally successful and enjoyed an affluent life. His father, who originated from Syria, became a science professor, while his mother chose to be a speech therapist. Steve grew up knowing nothing about his biological parents and only managed to dig up some information at the age 27.
The future billionaire was adopted and raised by Paul, a war veteran and mechanist, and Clara Jobs. The family resided within famed Silicon Valley in California. His passion for electronics, which later conditioned Steve Jobs net worth growth, unfolded at an early age. As a child he used to spend hours watching his father work and later helping him. Paul felt proud that his son shows interest in his job ant thought him everything he could. He showed Steve how to take apart, to put back together and reconstruct electronic gadgets and this instantly became the boy’s greatest hobby.
Although Steve has always been an innovative thinker and demonstrated intelligence unusual for the kid of his age, his formal schooling (at least in the beginning) did not go particularly well. Back in the elementary school the boy concentrated on practical jokes instead of books and in order to get him to study his teacher had to bribe him. Despite this lack of effort Job’s performance on the tests was so good, the principal offered to skip him ahead straight to the high school. However, Paul and Clara did not see the point in rushing their son to grow up and declined this offer.
After graduation from high school Jobs enrolled at Reed College, but soon dropped out. At the age of 21 Jobs, together with his friend Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne founded the company Apple Computer, Inc. This event marked the start of Steve Jobs net worth growth.