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Amazing Facts About Steve Jobs

15 Surprising Facts About Steve Jobs

Rarely, we would find someone in this century who doesn’t know about Steve Jobs, the same guy who co-founded Apple. He was one among the few legends who became billionaire on account of his determination, hardwork and consistency towards his goal. Steve was also a good motivational speaker, and will continue to be an idol for new youngsters around the world.

Today, at FactWish, we’ll be uncovering some of the surprising facts about Steve. Lets get started.

1. Steve Jobs was born to Abdulfattah Jandali & Joanne Schieble at age of 23. However, they thought its too early to marry, so they gave Steve to Paul and Clara, the adoptive parents of Steve.

Steve Jobs was born to Abdulfattah Jandali & Joanne Schieble

2. Steve never wrote a single line of code. He was not a programmer, but excellent in product visionary and an astute businessman. Steve Wozniak built the Apple I while Steve focused on promoting it.

Steve never wrote a single line of code

3. Mr Jobs suffered from Dyslexia, a disorder that affects the ability to read, spell, write, and speak. Symptoms include slow reading, trouble spelling, or mixing up words. Dyslexia affects language processing part of brain.

Steve Jobs suffered from Dyslexia

4. Once a prototype of Apples’s iPod was shown to Steve. He dropped it in the aquarium to prove the bubbles blowing out, which means the product could be made even more smaller in size.

Once Steve jobs dropped ipod prototype in aquarium

5. More than 313 unique inventions were patented by Steve. One of such invention is glass staircase at the Apple store.

More than 313 unique inventions were patented by Steve Jobs

6. Steve was a college drop out similar to Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.

Steve was a college drop

7. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates were close friends. Their friendship set apart when Microsoft released their first version of Windows in 1985. Steve believed Bill stolen this idea from Apple’s Mac. Bill also wrote a letter to Steve during his deathbed.

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates were close friends

8. Once Steve Jobs was fired from Apple. Soon he founded NeXT computers. Later Apple bought stocks of NeXT, that brought back Steve as CEO to Apple. The merger of NeXT hardware with Apple led to new OS like iOS used in iPhones.

NeXT and Apple merged in 1996

9. Steve believed in strict discipline and charisma to work. In 1993, he was listed among toughest bosses in US in the Fortune list.

Steve Jobs was listed among toughest bosses in US in the Fortune list

10. Before creating Apple, Steve Jobs visited a temple in India in 1974 to seek enlightenment and spirituality and learn Buddhism. The same temple Mark Zuckerberg visited later after co-founding Facebook.

Steve Jobs visited a temple in India in 1974 to seek enlightenment and spirituality and learn Buddhism

11. The salary of Steve Jobs was just US$1 per annum as CEO of Apple.

The salary of Steve Jobs was just US$1 per annum as CEO of Apple

12. Most of the wealth Steve earned were from his stocks in Disney, and not Apple.

Most of the wealth Steve earned were from his stocks in Disney, and not Apple

13. Whenever Steve was stressed up, he used to release it by soaking his feet in toilets in Apple.

Whenever Steve was stressed up, he used to release it by soaking his feet in toilets in Apple

14. Steve promoted vegan diet during his lifetime. He claimed to survive only on fruits and fish. Apple and Carrots were his favorite.

Steve promoted vegan diet during his lifetime

15. Jobs was diagnosed were pancreatic cancer. He died in 2011 with final words “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”

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