UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Steve Jobs’s widow, entrepreneur and philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, said she plans to do with her fortune. As of October 2019, it was valued at 21.6 billion dollars, and the widow of the founder of Apple ranked 35th in the list of the richest people in the world.
“I inherited my wealth from my husband, who did not care about the accumulation of wealth,” she said in an interview with The New York Times.
In memory of him, Powell Jobs is engaged in charitable and social projects aimed, inter alia, at reducing social inequality. According to her, she devoted her life to distributing this wealth as efficiently as possible so that it would help individuals and society in a sustainable way.
“I’m not interested in increasing wealth from generation to generation, and my children know this,” she says. “Steve wasn’t interested in it. If I live long enough, everything will end on me.”
The widow of Steve Jobs, who died of cancer in October 2011, has three children. Earlier, such major Russian businessmen as Vladimir Potanin and Mikhail Fridman announced their intention not to transfer their capital by inheritance.
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