Steve Jobs Facts | Amazing Facts about Steve Jobs: Steven Jobs was an American entrepreneur, inventor, businessman, and industrial designer. He was the chairman, co-founder, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Here are few interesting facts about Steve Jobs:
Steve Jobs Facts:
- Steve Jobs was adopted. His biological father was Mr Abdulfattah Jandali, a Syrian Muslim.
- When the 1st prototype of Apple’s iPod was shown to the CEO Steve Jobs, he dropped it in a fishbowl and used the air bubbles to show there was space and it could be made smaller.
- Steve Jobs did not allow his kids to use the iPads and limited their use of technology to a minimum.
- The Bible, Steve Jobs Bio, and the Hunger Games are the most highlighted Kindle books ever.
- Steve Jobs last few words were “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”
- Steve Jobs was infamous for parking his Mercedes in accessible parking spots. He also didn’t use license plates.
Did you know? Leonardo Da Vinci signed his initials on the right pupil of the Mona Lisa.
Steve Jobs – Bill Gates:
- Bill Gates wrote competing Steve Jobs a letter as he was dying. He kept it by his bed.
- When Steve Jobs blamed Mr Bill Gates of stealing from Apple, Gates said, “I think it’s more like we both had this rich neighbour named Xerox and I broke into his house to steal the TV set and found out that you had already stolen it.”
- Abraham Lincoln, Walt Disney, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs, all of them had no college degree.
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- A rare Apple-1 computer created in Steve Jobs’ garage in the summer of the year 1976 was sold at a sale in the year 2014 for US$905,000.
- Most of Steve Jobs’ wealth was from his shares in Disney, not Apple.
- Every Apple iPhone ad presents the time as 9:41 AM, the time Steve Jobs unveiled it in 2007.
- Steve Jobs used to take just US$1 as his annual salary from Apple’s account as the CEO.
- When Apple began assigning the employee numbers, Steve Jobs was offended that Mr Wozniak received #1 while Jobs got #2. He believed he should be 2nd to no one, so he took #0 instead.
- Before co-founding Apple, Steve Jobs worked for Atari.
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Unknown Facts about Steve Jobs:
- Steve Jobs never wrote a line of programming code.
- Ashton Kutcher attempted Steve Jobs’ fruitarian diet when getting into nature for the jOBS movie and ended up in the clinic because it messed up his pancreas.
- Steve Jobs denied paternity on his first child, Lisa, claiming he was sterile.
- He believed that his vegan diet would eliminate the need of showering.
- Steve Jobs was awarded 141 new patents since his death.
- As a teenager, Steve Jobs visited India to seek enlightenment and returned as a Buddhist.
- Mr Steve Jobs is buried in an unmarked cemetery.
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Interesting Steve Jobs Facts:
- Mr Steve Jobs was dyslexic.
- Steve Jobs claimed that taking the LSD was a profound experience, one of the most important things in his life.
- A secretary once told Mr Steve Jobs she was late for work because her car didn’t start. That afternoon, Jobs threw her a pair of keys for the brand new Jaguar, saying: “Here, don’t be late anymore.”
- Steve Jobs was scared of buttons.
- Steve Jobs once called the Google to tell them the yellow gradient in the second “O” of their logo wasn’t quite right.
- When Mr Jobs was at the age of 13, he was given a summer job by Mr Bill Hewlett (of HP) after Steve Jobs cold-called him to ask for the parts for an electronics project
- Steve Jobs set down a partial liver transplant from the current Apple-CEO Tim Cook 2 years before dying of cancer.
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