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Steve Wozniak

Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.)
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Net worth 2018: $100 Million
Residence: San Jose, California, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 11 August 1950
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.75 m
Education: Margaret Kern
BIOGRAPHY

Steve Wozniak was bornon 11 August 1950 in San Jose, California, U.S., American, is Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.). A computer wizard, Steve Wozniak is the man who through his invention of Apple I and Apple II computers magnified the microcomputer revolution in the world. Born in a booming technological centre, since young, Steve Wozniak showed traits of making it big in the world of electronics. He condemned formal education and displayed an affinity for creating homemade devices from scratch. No sooner his passion turned into a full time profession as he joined hands with yet another electronic geek wizard of his generation, StEve Jobs. Together, the duo re-wrote history in the emerging world of personal computers. They co-founded Apple Computers, which has become one of the most treasured and highly valued companies in the world. While Steve Wozniak looked after the engineering bit in the company, Jobs filled for the marketing space. Wozniak single-handedly invented both the Apple I and Apple II computers in the late 1970s. He has four patents to his credit and has masterminded several other technological advancements including the first programmable universal remote control, a wireless GPS technology and so on. A legendary man in his own right, Wozniak has been bestowed with numerous awards and decorations for his impressive and outstanding contribution in the field of science and technology.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$100 Million

TIMELINE
2009

The book was co-authored by writer Gina SmithIn 2009, he was employed by Fusion-io, a data storage and server company, in Salt Lake City, Utah, as their chief scientist

2002

In 2002, he joined the Board of Directors of Ripcord Networks Inc and Danger Inc

2001

In 2001, he founded WOZ or Wheels of Zeus to create wireless GPS so as to help people find everyday things easily and without any hassle

1987

His full-time employment with Apple duly ended when he retired from the company on February 6, 1987

1986

This co-founder of the Apple Computer Inc earned his bachelor's degree in computer science and electrical engineering in 1986 after retiring from Apple

1981

In 1981, he narrowly escaped death as he met with an unfortunate accident as he was piloting a plane on a runway which crashed

1980

In 1980 the company went public with its stock value standing at US $ 117 million

1976

On April 1, 1976, he together with Jobs founded Apple Computers

1971

It was through a common friend that in 1971, he met StEve Jobs, who like him, hated school and shared a passion and obsession for electronics

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