Steve Jobs

by Sierra Gowens and Aviv Cohen

Who Are They And What Are They Famous For

-Steve Jobs was an entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple.

- He had products such as the Macintosh and the iPhone.

-Steve jobs had three jobs.

-They were a summer internship at hardware operations, Video game maker and he was working at Apple.

History Of Their Lives

-Steve Jobs was born on February 24,1955 in San Francisco and adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs.


- In 1968 Jobs called Bill Hewlett and got a summer job at the HP factory.


-Steve Jobs met Steve Wozniak in 1969. 1972 Jobs and Woz make and illegally sell blue boxes that allow you to make phone calls for free.


-Steve spends the fall semester at Reed College, and then drops out.


-He stayed on campus and attended the classes that interested him for a while, and then he moved to a hippie commune in 1973.


-Jobs introduces Apple's new board of directors and a truce with Microsoft in 1997.


-Apple opens its first Retail Stores in Tysons Corner, Virginia and Glendale, California.


-In 2011 he dies of cancer.

Net Worth

Steve Jobs' net worth was at least $6.7 billion. The amount of sales was 42,000 percent upon death.

Whar Are They Or Their Company Doing Now?

-Apple has created 5 new products : Apple Watch, iPad Pro, MacBook Air with Retina display, Apple TV, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.


- Apple has a service called Apple Support.

Philanthropy

Jobs was a polarizing figure in the nonprofit world. He supported the charity Global Fund. This charity helps fight poverty and different diseases, such as AIDS & HIV. Steve Jobs started a charity named Steven P. Jobs Foundation in January 1987. This charity was shut down after 15 months. He gave millions to charity.
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Fun Facts

- He used to be homeless, "I didn't have a dorm room," he said in a commencement address given at Stanford in 2005, "so I slept on the floor in friends' rooms, I returned Coke bottles for the 5-cent deposits to buy food with, and I would walk the seven miles across town every Sunday night to get one good meal a week at the Hare Krishna temple."

- Steve Jobs was adopted.

- He was an official college dropout, but continued his education by informally auditing classes.

- Earned 5 awards; National Medal of Technology and Innovations (1984), Grammy Trustees Award (2012), PGA Vanguard Award (2002), Bravo Otto - Social Media Star (2011) and Jefferson award for greatest public service, (1987).

- Steve Jobs was the co-founder and former CEO of Apple and Pixar, (which was later sold to Disney); he also created NeXT Computer, which was sold to Apple.

- His company, Apple, is selling over 5 million songs a day. That equals 58 songs every second.

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