The most interesting facts of the life of Steve Jobs

The most interesting facts of the life of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was a visionary entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc., known for revolutionizing the technology industry with iconic products like the iPhone and iPad. Born in 1955 in San Francisco, California, Jobs displayed a keen interest in electronics and computers from a young age.

In 1976, he co-founded Apple with Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne, setting the stage for an extraordinary career that would reshape the way we interact with technology. Jobs’ innovative spirit, bold vision, and relentless pursuit of excellence continue to inspire generations of entrepreneurs and innovators worldwide.

1. Steve Jobs had Syrian roots. His biological father’s name is Abdulfattakh Jandali.

2. Jobs’ sister is writer Mona Simpson. Steve learned about its existence at a fairly mature age.

3. Jobs’ biological parents, being graduate students, doubt that they will be able to raise the child, so they give him up for adoption. He was adopted by the family of Paul Jobs and Clara Jobs, who were waiting for a child for 10 years.

4. When Steve was working at Atari, he was commissioned to create a printing plate for the game Breakout. According to Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, the company offered $100 for every chip that could be removed from the machine. J

obs knew very little about board construction, so he agreed with Wozniak to split the bonuses equally if the latter could keep the number of chips to a minimum. Wozniak dropped his chip count to fifty. At that time, Jobs told Wozniak that Atari had given $700 (instead of the actual $5,000) and that Wozniak’s share was $350.

5. She didn’t accept her first child, claiming she was infertile.

6. Steve Jobs ate fish, plant foods (including eggs and dairy), no meat.

7. Jobs considered going to a temple and becoming a Buddhist monk.

Her wedding ceremony was performed by her Buddhist spiritual teacher.

8. Steve Jobs used LSD at least once in his youth. He said the experience was one of the two or three most important things he had ever done in his life.

9. Jobs was always distinguished by his self-confidence.

10. The founder of “Apple” is registered in the Guinness Book of Records as the lowest paid director. According to the documents, Jobs’ salary was $1 per year.

11. In 1983, Jobs convinced John Sculley to switch from Pepsi cola to Apple. Later, due to the conflict between them, Jobs himself was removed from project management and forced to leave Apple.

12. Jobs was a fan of The Beatles for many years. Apart from that, he loved classical music a lot, first of all, Bach. Carefully followed the activities of Barbra Streisand.

13. Steve drove a car (Mercedes SL 55 AMG) without license plates and always parked in spaces reserved for people with disabilities.

14. 90 percent of Apple employees have never met Steve Jobs.

15. Jobs bought the Pixar studio for $10 million and sold it to Disney for $7.5 billion.

16. Steve’s leg was number 48.

17. When the Apple II computer became popular (1977), Steve was 25 years old. And he became the youngest millionaire of his time.

18. In the press, Steve has several times topped the list of the most insufferable directors.

19. On August 29, 2008, Bloomberg News published a 17-page obituary on the death of Steve Jobs. Fortunately the error was caught early.

20. Steve Jobs died on October 5, 2011. Eternal memory. Rest in peace.