Laurene Powell Jobs is a famous American businesswoman, who is the executive and founder of Emerson Collective. She, however, is widely known for her marital life with Steve Jobs, who was the co-founder of Apple Inc. The widow of Steve is also a billionaire.
Laurene Powell Jobs’s Net Worth In 2020
Besides widely known as the widow of Steve Jobs, Laurene herself has a famous businesswoman and is also an influential impact investor.
As of June 2020, Laurene Powell Jobs’s net worth is reported to be around $26.8 billion, as per Bloomberg Billionaires Index. In a list of top 100 billionaires of 2020, she holds the position of 59. Her net worth in October 2019 was $21.6 billion.
Back in 2016, she backed Hillary Clinton and even donated $2 million to her super PAC. Likewise, she also hosted $200 thousand a plate fundraiser that made over $4 million in total.
Talking about her investments, back in September 2015, the businesswoman pledged $50 million to fund a campaign, XQ: The Super School Project via Emerson. Later, she announced awarding $10 million to ten each school, making a total contribution of $100 million.
After her husband’s death, she inherited $27.5 billion worth and invested the fortune to expand her own business and philanthropies.
Back in 2017, she purchased a minority stake of the NBA’s Washington Wizards and NHL’s Washington Capitals. Likewise, she even bought stakes in numerous media outlets like The Atlantic Magzine and all of California Sunday and Popup Magazine.
Laurene even launched the Emerson Collective Foundation with a gift of $1.2 billion. She is collectively using huge cash to work via Emerson Collection. She founded the foundation in 2004.
Mansions And Lifestyle
Talking about her lifestyle, she is currently enjoying a lavish lifestyle and resides in her San Francisco mansion. The house is worth $16.5 million and consists of six bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms.
Besides this, she is also the owner of three other houses, including one in the Bay Area. Her villa in Bay Area covers an area of 5,768 square feet. She shared the home with her late spouse.
No doubt, being a billionaire, the founding member of Climate Leadership Council is enjoying a lavish lifestyle.
Laurene’s Husband Death
Laurene’s husband Steve died on 5th October 2011 at the age of 56. He died of complications from a relapse of neuroendocrine-pancreatic cancer.
After her husband passed away, she inherited a 7.3% stake in The Walt Disney Company, that worth $11.1 billion. Likewise, she also inherited 38.5 million shares of Apple Inc.
Short Biography And Married Life
Laurene Powell was born on 6th November 1963 in West Milford, New Jersey, the United States of America. She holds a double degree; B.A in Political Science and B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, respectively.
Back in October 1989, her late husband gave “View from the Top” lecture at Stanford Business School, where she was a new MBA student. Do you know Steve asked her out in the parking area? They also ended up having dinner that night.
Soon later, the pair started dating and tied the knot on 18th March 1991 at Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. They welcomed three children together, son Reed in September 1991, daughter Erin in 1995, and daughter Eve in 1998.
As per sources, she is currently dating Daniel Humm.