Steve Jobs

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs Full Name: Steve Jobs
Nationality: American

Profession: Apple Co-founder
Why Famous: Inventor, entrepreneur and businessman, Jobs co-founded Apple Computer from his parents' garage in 1976, then went on to found NeXT and Pixar before returning to Apple in 1996.

As CEO, he oversaw the introduction of the iMac, iTunes, iPod, iPad and the iPhone, revolutionising personal computing.

Under his leadership Apple became the most valuable company in the world.

Born: February 24, 1955
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Died: October 5, 2011 (aged 56)
Cause of Death: Pancreatic caner

Married Life

  • 1991-03-18 Apple computer head Steve Jobs weds Laurene Powell

Historical Events in the Life of Steve Jobs

  • 1976-04-01 Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer in the garage of Jobs' parents house in Cupertino, California
  • 1997-09-16 Apple Computer Inc names co-founder Steve Jobs temporary CEO
  • 2007-01-09 Apple Inc CEO, Steve Jobs announces the iPhone.
  • 2011-08-24 Tim Cook succeeds Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple Inc., due to Jobs illness

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