NAME Steven Paul Jobs.

AGE 54. Born Feb. 24, 1955.

EDUCATION Dropped out of Reed College in Portland, Ore., after one year.

CAREER Founded Apple in 1976 with high school friend Steve Wozniak. Resigned in 1985 after scuffle with board. That year, founded Next Inc., which made computers and software for educational institutions. Bought animation company Pixar from George Lucas in 1986 for $10 million. Returned to lead Apple in 1997, remained in charge of Pixar. Sold Pixar to Walt Disney Co. in 2006 in $7.4 billion stock deal. Currently CEO of Apple, member of Disney board and its largest individual shareholder.

FAMILY Jobs has three children with his wife, Laurene Powell, and one from a previous relationship.

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