With the businesswoman Laurene Powell Jobs (55), Apple co-founder Steve Jobs found the woman for life. Since the tech genius died in 2011, Powell Jobs has continued to be one of the most influential personalities in Silicon Valley, even if she still shies away from the limelight and prefers to pull the strings in the background. The website “Inside Philanthropy” even named her one of the 50 most powerful women in the US charity industry.
With the fortune that Jobs left, including for their three children, Powell belongs to the club of the richest people in the world. She regularly appears in the top 100 on Forbes and Bloomberg billionaire lists. The lion’s share of inherited wealth is made up of shares in Apple and Disney.
Although Powell Jobs continues to prefer a private and secluded life, she pulls the strings at business deals and donates to charitable projects in the Mecca of the US tech industry.
She becomes active when it comes to the image of her former husband: Powell Jobs protested violently at entertainment giant Sony against the production of the film “Steve Jobs” (with Michael Fassbender in the title role) after Jobs portrayed a nasty contemporary in it had been.
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This article was published by NewsABC.net in September 2019. It has now been reviewed and updated.