Cool Facts About Steve Jobs for Kids
Jobs took up calligraphy course, which got him the idea of fonts and typography. The Apple products are known for the creative fonts.
While unofficially attending classes, Jobs struggled a lot for daily necessities. He slept on his friends' dorm room floors, returned Coke bottles for money, and survived off free meals from the local Hare Krishna temple.
Ronald Wayne, the third founder of Apple, who even designed Apple's first logo, left the company in just two weeks and sold his 10 percent stake for only $800.
Jobs ended up connecting later in life with his biological sister, Mona Simpson, whom he grew very close with.
The movie Anywhere But Here is based on a book written by Jobs's sister, Mona Simpson. The movie is dedicated to Jobs.
Jobs had an entire team devoted to packaging. The team studied the experience of opening a box to learn how to achieve the excitement and emotional response, while someone removes the Apple products’ packaging.
In 1993, Steve Jobs was mentioned on Fortune's list of America's Toughest Bosses.
Jobs is listed as either primary inventor or co-inventor for 346 United States patents related to a range of technologies, with most of the patents being for design.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak notes that Jobs never learned how to code.
Apple has been ranked No. 1 on Fortune's list of America's most admired companies.
Tim Cook revealed in a 2014 interview that Jobs's main office and nameplate are still as they were in 2011, when Jobs passed away.
Steve Jobs was a pescatarian and his favourite food was fish.
His signature dressing style included a black turtleneck, jeans, and sneakers. He was known for his simplicity with the turtle neck and Levis jeans. It is said that he had close to 100 Levis jeans throughout his lifetime.
Walt Isaacson wrote the best-selling biography of Steve Jobs, named Steve Jobs.
His last words on his deathbed were, "Oh wow, oh wow, oh wow," while gazing over his family's shoulders.