February 24, 1955 (68)
Steve Jobs was a renowned American entrepreneur, business magnate, and inventor. He is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc., one of the world’s largest technology companies. He revolutionized the world of personal computing, music, and mobile devices, earning him a reputation as a visionary in the technology industry.
Jobs began his career in the early 1970s, when he and Steve Wozniak built the first Apple computer in a garage in California. Apple’s first product, the Apple I, was followed by the more successful Apple II, which paved the way for the company’s success. Over the next few decades, Jobs oversaw the development of a series of iconic products, including the Macintosh computer, the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad, which changed the way people interact with technology.
In addition to his work at Apple, Jobs was also involved in a number of other ventures throughout his career. He founded and served as CEO of NeXT Inc., a computer hardware and software company, and co-founded Pixar Animation Studios, which went on to produce some of the most successful animated films of all time, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and The Incredibles.
Throughout his career, Jobs worked with many influential people in various fields. He was famously associated with the musician Bono, with whom he collaborated on several charitable initiatives. In 2011, Jobs passed away from complications of pancreatic cancer, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire people around the world. His daughter Eve Jobs is an acclaimed equestrian and model. Jobs is also known for his rivalry with Microsoft founder Bill Gates.