Laurene Powell Jobs Net Worth

Laurene Powell Jobs Net Worth

Real Name: Laurene Powell Jobs
Date of Birth: 11/06/1963
Place of Birth: West Milford, New Jersey

2017 Net Worth: $17.1 Billion
2016 Earnings:

Profession: Business Executive, Philanthropist, Widow of Steve Jobs

Laurene Powell Jobs Biography


Laurene Powell Jobs grew up in West Milford, New Jersey and attended college at the University of Pennsylvania and the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she met her husband, Steve Jobs. Laurene co-founded Terravera, a natural foods company and serves on the board of directors of a company called Achieva, which offers tools online to help students study and be more effective in their tests. Laurene worked for three years at Goldman Sachs as a fixed income trading strategist and a short time working for Merrill Lynch in Asset Management.

Laurene controls the Laurene Powell Jobs Trust, which currently owns 140 million shares of stock in The Walt Disney Company. This makes her the largest shareholder in the company with approximately an 8 percent stake. She also has 38.5 million shares of the company her husband started, Apple Inc. She has been ranked by Forbes as the 29th most powerful woman in the world.

Laurene owns several beautiful homes, including one in Palo Alto, California, where she lived with her husband, the ‘Jackling ‘ home, which is a 14,500 square foot mansion that Laurene’s late husband Steve Jobs bought in 1984.

Laurene is interested in philanthropy and her booming earnings and investments allow her to do exactly that. She founded the Emerson Collective, which supports efforts in education and immigration reform, along with The Dream is Now campaign and New Schools Venture Fund. Laurene’s net worth has risen considerably since her husband passed in 2011. Laurene Powell Job’s net worth is $17.1 billion.

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