Steve Jobs’s Significant Milestones in Pictures

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs is the name that comes to mind when people think about one of the most excellent and iconic leaders in the tech world. He is also behind the success of Macintosh, iPod, iPhone, iTunes, and etc. However, there are some significantly personal and professional milestones of his life we may not have ever known before.

Steve Jobs, whose parents were unmarried graduate students at the time of his birth, was born on Feb. 24, 1955 in San Francisco and adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs. His biological sister is novelist Mona Simpson.


Steve Jobs grew up in the house (pictured left) and designed the first Macintosh computer in the garage

Steve Jobs grew up in the house (pictured left) and designed the first Macintosh computer in the garage


After dropping out of college, Jobs traveled to India for searching spiritual enlightenment and came back to the United States as a Buddhist with a shaved head. During the time, he also took psychedelic drugs.


Steve Jobs was spotted in 1977 after he launched Apple

Steve Jobs was spotted in 1977 after he launched Apple


In 1978, Jobs’s girlfriend, painter Chrisann Brennan, gave birth to a baby girl, who was recognized by Jobs based on claims that he was sterile, so Brennan raised their daughter by her own. The Apple’s CEO later acknowledged Lisa Brennan-Jobs as his daughter.


Lisa Brenan Jobs graduated from Harvard in 2000 and is a writer

Lisa Brenan Jobs graduated from Harvard in 2000 and is a writer


In 1982, Jobs bought an apartment in The San Remo apartment building on Central Park West, New York and reportedly spent years restoring it. However, he has never moved into the estate.


He then sold the luxury apartment to U2 singer Bono

He then sold the luxury apartment to U2 singer Bono


In January 1984, the Macintosh computer with 128K RAM of memory driven by a graphical user interface was introduced by Apple. Its updated version featuring 512K RAM was then released.


The Mac became the basis for all of today's PC interfaces

The Mac became the basis for all of today's PC interfaces


Steve Jobs run a new computer firm called NeXT Inc. after he left Apple in 1985 due to a strong struggle with CEO John Sculley. Twelve years later, Apple bought NeXT and invited Jobs back as an advisor. The NeXT software eventually became the basis for Apple's OS X.


Steve Jobs introduced his own company NeXT

Steve Jobs introduced his own company NeXT


On March 18, 1991, Jobs got married to Laurence Powell in a ceremony at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park with a Zen Buddhist monk presiding. They have three children, Reed Paul, Erin Sienna and Eve.


Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell posed in December 2005

Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell in December 2005


Not only achieving success with computers, Steve Jobs also showed his interest on entertainment industry. He bought animation studio Pixar from George Lucas in 1986 and his “Toy Story” became a box office blockbuster, grossing more than $191 million in the U.S. and Canada in 1995.


Steve Jobs and an image of his computer-animated film “Toy Story”

Steve Jobs and an image of his computer-animated film “Toy Story”


Jobs underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer in July, 2004 and returned to work at Apple the following September. In April, 2009, he would undergo a full liver transplant. The powerful businessman also took a medical leave from Apple early this year.


Jobs gave the keynote address at the 2004 Worldwide Developers Conference on June 28, 2004, in San Francisco

Jobs gave the keynote address at the 2004 Worldwide Developers Conference on June 28, 2004 in San Francisco


For the last decade, Jobs is almost always seen wearing the same outfit: black mock turtleneck, Levi's 501 jeans and New Balance 991 sneakers

For the last decade, Jobs is always seen wearing the same outfit: black mock turtleneck, Levi's 501 jeans and New Balance 991 sneakers


During his career, Steve Jobs has been named as primary inventor and co-inventor of more than 230 awarded patents or patent applications on a range of technologies including computer and portable devices to user interfaces, speakers, keyboards, power adapters and staircases.


Thanks to talent and effort of Steve Jobs, Apple now becomes one of the word’s most envied and valuable tech company

Thanks to talent and effort of Steve Jobs, Apple now becomes one of the word’s most envied and valuable tech company

 

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Related links:

Steve Jobs: Time Magazine October 2011 Cover and Funeral Details

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Steve Jobs' Family, Barack Obama, Tim Cook and Bill Gates React to Apple Former CEO's Death

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This article was published on 2011/06/27