Laurene Powell Jobs is an American billionaire, businesswoman, and the founder of Emerson Collective. She is also known as the widow of Steve Jobs, the co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc. Laurene is popularly known as the major donor to the Democratic Party politicians which include Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. The Emerson Collective foundation she founded specializes in investing, philanthropic activities, social redistribution, and environmental conservation.
Early Life and Career Summary
Laurene Powell Jobs Age
In October 1989, Laurene attended Steve Jobs’s lecture on “View from the Top”. A special connection between them led to dinner that evening. On March 18, 1991, they married at the Yosemite National Park. They have 3 children together: Reed (son) born in September 1991, two daughters Erin in 1995, and Eve in 1998. Laurene is also the stepmother of Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Steve’s daughter from his previous marriage.
After the death of the husband on 5 October 2011, Laurene inherited the Steven P Jobs Trust which had a 7.3% stake in The Walt Disney Company worth approximately $12.1 billion, and 38.5 million shares of Apple Inc. Forbes declares Laurene as the wealthiest woman in the technology industry.
Laurene Powell Jobs Boyfriend
In August 2013, there was news that she was dating Adrian Fenty, a former mayor of Washington D.C. She also debunked rumors of dating actor Ben Affleck. There has not been any official information about her dating or being with a new man.
Laurene Powell Jobs Net Worth
As one of the richest women in the technology industry, Powell’s net worth is estimated to be about $20 billion.