Laurell Powell Jobs is a famous businesswoman and also creator of Emerson Collective Company. Not only is this but her also the president and co-founder of College Track which helps the disadvantaged students to get into college. At present, she lives in Palo Alto along with her children and she is the widow of Steve Jobs. You must be interested in knowing the net worth of Laurene Powell Jobs in 2018, you can read this article ahead if you want to check out her wealth.
Early life & Biography
She was born on 6th November in the year 1963 in West Milford, and she has spent her childhood in West Milford in New Jersey. She used to go to Stanford University and got her MBA degree in the year 1991 from Stanford School of Business.
In the year 1989, Steve Jobs gave a lecture in Stanford Business School, and she started a conversation with Steve when she was a new student of MBA. Both of them had dinner together that night, and after one year, they got married in the year 1991 with each other. A Buddhist Monk was presiding over their marriage. In the year 1991, she gave birth to their son named Reed. She gave birth to Erin in the year 1995 a then Eve in the year 1998.
She met Steve Jobs in her college, and then both of them started dating each other. After one marriage, both of them got married to each other, and they used to live happily. Both of them had three children, and then Steve died which was a struggling time for Laurene mentally. Later on, she got into a romantic relationship with someone else.
Career, Awards & Nominations
She had done MBA degree from Stanford University, and she is the co-founder of Terravera which is a natural food company which sold food times to retailers in Northern California. She has also worked as the director of Achieve and used to create online tools for the students to help them in studying effectively. Powell Jobs has worked at Goldman Sachs for three years where she worked as an income trading strategist. Before entering the Business school, she used to work in the Merrill Lynch Asset company.
She is the co-founder of NGO in Palo Alto which is for the improvement of graduation and enrollment in colleges for students who are underserved. In the year 2004, she founded Emerson Collective which is an organization which serves the entrepreneurs and other companies. In the year 2015, she launched a $50 million project to create high schools for the new approaches in the education field. She is also the co-founder of Climate Leadership Council.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Laurene Powell is around $21 billion which she has accumulated by being the widow of Steve Jobs. He was the co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc. She is also the co-founder of NGOs and charities, and she also had own food company through which she is gaining profits. She also used to work at the Goldman Sachs before joining the business school.
On 5th October in the year 2011, Steve Jobs died because of pancreatic cancer and then Laurene inherited the Trust of Steve Jobs and in the year 2018, she ranks on 40th number in the list of billionaires of the world by the Forbes magazine. She is the richest woman in the world in the technology industry. She got into a relationship with Adrian Fenty after the death of Steve Jobs. In the year 2018, she also bought a property in Russian Hill.