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Steve Jobs (1955–2011)


Steven Paul Jobs was born on 24 February 1955 in San Francisco, California, to students Abdulfattah Jandali and Joanne Schieble who were unmarried at the time and gave him up for adoption. He was taken in by a working class couple, Paul and Clara Jobs, and grew up with them in Mountain View, California. He attended Homestead High School in ... See full bio »

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Other Works:

Release of the biography, "Steve Jobs", by Walter Isaacson. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 15 Articles | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

That's been one of my mantras -- focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. (BusinessWeek interview, May 1998) See more »

Trivia:

Always counted Edwin Land, inventor of the Polaroid Camera, as one of his all-time entrepreneurial heroes. Jobs based many of his own Apple product presentational styles on Land's. See more »

Trademark:

Black turtleneck sweatshirt and blue jeans - he owned over a hundred

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