Who is Reed Paul Jobs?
Reed was born in Palo Alto, California USA, on 22 September 1991 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds American nationality. He’s a managing director, businessman and philanthropist, while he’s perhaps known best for being the only son of Steve Jobs, the late American entrepreneur, investor and inventor.
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Early life and education
Reed was raised in Palo Alto alongside his older sisters Eve Jobs and Erin Siena, by their father and their mother Laurene Powell Jobs, an American businesswoman and executive; he also has a half-sister Lisa Brennan from his father’s previous relationship.
Reed grew up being urged by his parents to focus on his education, and having taken their advice, was amongst the best students at Crystal Springs Uplands School.
He was interested in various activities during his teenage years, as he enjoyed appearing in school plays, in which he mostly played supporting roles, playing soccer and football, and learning to dance.
Reed matriculated in 2010, and then enrolled at Stanford University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2014; he continued on with his education at Stanford, and finally graduated with a Master of Arts degree in the following year.
Later in 2014, Reed began working at Emerson Collective as their managing director; the company had been founded by his mother ten years earlier. He has been working at the company to this day, and has helped his mother choose which organizations to donate money to, and which businesses to acquire.
Reed’s also working as Emerson Collective’s health director, as he’s interested in cancer research.
Love life and relationships
Reed prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, and hasn’t spoken of any women whom he has perhaps been with. This is why there are rumors circulating the internet today, concerning both his sexual orientation and current relationship status.
Most of Reed’s fans believe that he’s currently focused solely on his career, and isn’t looking to start a relationship, however, there are also those who think that he’s perhaps gay, and that this is why he hasn’t spoken of the women whom he has dated.
A fan has even claimed to have seen Reed spending time with a boy whom he believes to be his boyfriend, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Reed commented on this.
As of May 2022, Reed seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and interesting facts
Reed prefers not to use social media networks, while it’s widely believed that this is something which he was taught by his father; he doesn’t have an Instagram or Twitter account.
He’s into travelling, and has been to various US states for both work and pleasure, while he’s also been to every continent (with the exception of the Antarctic) at least once.
Reed’s a lover of animals, and has donated money to multiple animal shelters.
He enjoys watching movies in his spare time – his favorite actors and actresses are Al Pacino, Tom Hanks and Helena Bonham Carter, while a couple of his favorite films include the trilogy “The Godfather”, “Saving Private Ryan” and “Catch Me If You Can”.
Age, height and net worth
Reed’s age is 30. He has medium long brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 9ins (1.75m), and he weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).
As of May 2022, his net worth has been estimated at more than $200,000, while his father’s wealth at the time of his death, was estimated at over $10 billion.
Who was his father Steve Jobs?
Steven Paul ‘Steve’ Jobs was born in Palo Alto, on 24 February 1955 – his zodiac sign was Pisces, and he held American nationality. He remains remembered as a co-founder of Apple, while he was also the chairman and CEO of the company. Steve was also the majority owner of Pixar, and after it was acquired by The Walt Disney Company, he sat on its board of directors.
Steve was adopted by Paul Reinhold Jobs and his wife Clara (nee Hagopian) not long after he was born; his biological parents were Abdulfattah Jandali (Syrian) and Joanne Carole Schieble (American). He grew up alongside his adoptive sister Patricia in Mountain View, California, to where the family moved when Steve was four years old.
Because his father was a mechanic and had a large workbench in his garage, Steve fell in love with mechanics at a very early age, but eventually turned to electronics, and preferred to learn about this rather than about the things taught at school.
He skipped 5th grade, and enrolled at Crittenden Middle School, however, because he was bullied there, Steve told his parents that he would drop out if they didn’t transfer him; Paul and Clara thus sold their house, and bought a new one in Los Altos, California, while Steve began attending Homestead High School, where he met his future business partner and friend Steve Wozniak. Upon matriculating in 1972, Steve enrolled at Reed College, but dropped out after a single semester, without letting his parents know, even though they were paying for his tuition.
He found a job at Atari, Inc. and in 1975 was offered $100 for every Transistor-transistor logic (TTL) chip that he was able to remove from their arcade video game “Breakout”; Steve knew little about doing this, but he made a deal with his friend Wozniak to do it, promising to split the money even. Atari payed Steve $5,000, but he told Wozniak that they had paid him $700, and he thus gave him $350.
It was Wozniak who completed the design for the Apple I computer in March 1976, but Steve convinced him to sell it; they then founded the Apple Computer Company, and sold 200 Apple I computers for $500 each. Their new computer, Apple II was revealed at the 1977 West Coast Computer Faire, and it went on to become the first successful microcomputer in the world.
Steve had a net worth of just a bit over $1 million when he was 23 years old, and his wealth turned to $250 million in the following two years. He introduced the Macintosh computer in 1984, but because of its poor sales, Steve left Apple in 1985.
He went on to found the company NeXT Inc., and introduced his computer NeXT on 12 October 1988; the company became so successful that it was acquired by Apple Inc. in 1997, and Steve thus returned to working at Apple as interim chief executive. He became permanent CEO in 2000, and turned the company into one of most successful in the world, with his products iPhone, iMac and iPod.
He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October 2003, but was able to beat it, however, the cancer returned, and Steve passed away on 5 October 2011.