Steve Jobs paid $1 per Month

Apple CEO and founder, Steve Jobs resigned on Wednesday, August 24, 2011, due to the declining health condition. His role is vital in encouraging Apple to become one of the world-class companies. However, who would have thought, Steve Jobs paid only $1 per month.

Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs
Reporting from the Associated Press, The Steve Jobs history of pioneering Apple Computer started with his high school friend in a garage in Silicon Valley in 1976. He had come out 10 years later and went back to join in when Apple dropped. He then rebuilt it into one of the most advanced technology companies in the world.

Steve Jobs is famous for his idea to create as well as market trends world-changing technology, from computers to iPods and iPhones. Technology while maintaining the ideals of a minimalist design and break all the existing benchmark. Even when he was caught with pancreatic cancer in 2004, Steve Jobs was able to create a new work.

iPod music player is probably one of Apple products that most affect the pace of music technology in the world. During the 10 years since created in 2001, the iPod is still the most sought after item at this time.

In 2007, Apple developed the iPhone, which is a combination between mobile phones and other devices such as store photos, games and web browsers. In 2010, Steve Jobs introduced the iPad, a touch-screen computers are selling well in the market, although analysts said it was useless.

Due to large sales, the value of the Apple company even beat the U.S. oil giant, Exxon Mobil, at the beginning of this month. However, behind the success of Apple, Steve Jobs was paid only U.S. $ 1 per month.

The biggest income comes from sharing the benefits of Apple and Disney. Steve Jobs has Apple's 5.4 billion shares and 138 million shares of Disney. Of the two, he got a profit of about U.S. $ 578 million.

In 2004, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and had undergone treatment. He once declared cured until in 2009 the disease recurred.

These millionaires did not graduate from college. Steve Jobs decided to get out of Reed University in Portland, Oregon, at the beginning of the semester because he thought college would not make it successful. "I do not know what I wanted to do in life and do not know what to do in college will help me find a purpose in life," he said.