Steve Jobs believed that one should make a dent in the universe before one departs from the world. But the man went one step ahead and made a dent in the heart of every woman he loved. Both are equally difficult tasks, but Steve Jobs did it with style and panache. Because the greatest innovator of the 21st century knew how to be innovative in love as well.
Last year, I read Steve Jobs' biography and found that he was extremely passionate about whatever he did. His heart, mind, body and soul were completely into the thing he was doing. And that's how things are supposed to be, right?
He gave us Mac, iPad, iPod, iPhone and today, I am going to tell you about his iLove, which of course, comes at par with his flawless products! He was an intense man, and he transformed whatever he touched.
Let's read about his passionate love affairs and eventually, a stable marriage.
Critics say he's not one of the greatest innovators, he's the greatest innovator ever! Because his products speak volumes and nobody is anywhere near Apple. According to Forbes, Apple has more cash than the US government. And it's almost twice! People are just crazy for Apple products, all thanks to the dent he has made in the mind of customers as well.
"My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other's kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other, and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That's how I see business: Great things in business are never done by one person, they're done by a team of people," Steve had told Inc.
Steve Jobs loved numerous women during his life, including a country music singer who was 14 years older to him! He also had a daughter with his first girlfriend who was born outside the wedlock. Initially, he refused to accept that he had a daughter, but after a long court battle, he reconciled with her.
Keep reading to know more about the women he loved.
Chrisann was the first girlfriend of Steve Jobs and they had met during their college days. After a brief courtship, they started living together in a rented apartment and had an illegitimate daughter outside the wedlock, Lisa Brennan, according to Wikipedia.
Now known as Lisa Brennan Jobs, she is a known American writer and journalist. She has also written for O, The Oprah Magazine among other magazines and newspapers.
Joan was a popular country music and folk singer and she has been singing since 1958. She was 14 years older than Steve Jobs and had a steamy affair with Steve which lasted a year, according to Delhi Planet.
Jennifer is a Pulitzer prize winning novelist. According to Delhi Planet, she had a brief affair with Steve Jobs before they decided to move on. Later, she said she would have accepted the marriage proposal from Steve had he proposed.
According to Wagcenter, Steve Jobs was deeply in love with Tina Redse before he proposed his future wife, Laurene Powell in 1989. Tina and Steve lived together for 4 years until they decided to part ways.
For a very short period of time, Steve and Barbara were together during his initial days at Apple, but the relationship did not work out.
In 1989, Steve was invited to give a lecture at Stanford University. During the event, he met Laurene Powell, his future wife, and asked her out for dinner the same day. Interestingly, Steve deliberately missed an important business meeting to dine with Laurene!
And the rest is history.
Steve lived with Laurene till he died of cancer in 2011. They got married on March 18, 1991, and they had three children - one son and two daughters.
See the love they emanated. The body language, the pose and the closeness. Do we need more words?
Steve with his family on an unknown holiday trip.
Steve enjoying vacations with his family.
Love, love, love!
So, can we say that we come across multiple partners until we find and settle with our soulmate? If that is so, there's no need to worry, someone out there is waiting for you. I believe in fairy tales, do you?
Isn't Steve's story one such example?