📅 March 11, 2010     🕐 1 minute read

Steve Jobs Has Been Ranked The 136th Richest Man In The World By Forbes

Forbes has ranked Steve Jobs the 136th Richest Man in the World, with a net worth of $5.5 billion.

Forbes has ranked Steve Jobs the 136th Richest Man in the World, with a net worth of $5.5 billion.

Following months of rumor and speculation, cultish king of the iGeeks presented the highly anticipated iPad in January; ten-inch, multi-touch computer intended to fill gap between smartphone and laptop. Delighted: nerds everywhere. Scared to death: newspaper and magazine publishers. Also unveiled new iBookstore and iBooks application in direct challenge to Amazon’s Kindle; several book publishers have committed to content agreements. Apple shares up 100% in past 12 months. Reed College dropout founded Apple in 1976. Revolutionized music industry with iTunes, iPod. Best investment: bought Pixar from George Lucas in 1986 for $10 million. Created string of hits (Finding Nemo, Toy Story); sold to Disney in 2006 for $7.4 billion in stock. Today is Disney’s largest shareholder; stake worth $4.2 billion. Reportedly cooperating on a biography with author Walter Isaacson.

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