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Steve Jobs Biography

Steve Jobs

Facts of Steve Jobs

Date of Birth: 1955 , February-24
Date of Death: 2011 , October-5
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch

Quick Timeline of Steve Jobs

1955 Born in San Francisco, California
1972 Dropped out from Reed College
1974 Began his career as a video game designer
1976 Began Apple Computer
1980 Became publicly traded company
1985 Left Apple Computer
1985 Begin NeXT, Inc
1971 Began dating Chrisann Brennan
1978 First child, Lisa Brennan-Jobs
1991 Married to Laurene Powell
2011 Died because of pancreatic cancer
1985 Won National Medal of Technology
2007 Won Fortune magazine
1991 Second child, Reed Jobs

Detail Timeline of Steve Jobs

February 24 , 1955

Born in San Francisco, California

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.

1972

Dropped out from Reed College

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.

1974

Began his career as a video game designer

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.

1976

Began Apple Computer

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. 

1980

Became publicly traded company

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.

1985

Left Apple Computer

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.

1985

Begin NeXT, Inc

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.

1971

Began dating Chrisann Brennan

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. 

May 17 , 1978

First child, Lisa Brennan-Jobs

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. 

March 18 , 1991

Married to Laurene Powell

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. 

October 5 , 2011

Died because of pancreatic cancer

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. 

1985

Won National Medal of Technology

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. 

2007

Won Fortune magazine

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.

September 22 , 1991

Second child, Reed Jobs

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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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.