Almost a decade after Apple’s cofudandor, Steve Jobs, died of cancer, Laurene Powell Jobs, his widow, assured that none of his children will inherit the wealth that the magnate accumulated during his life.
In a recent interview with The New York Times, the billionaire declared that not interested that her descendants receive the fortune kneaded by her husband and said that there is “nothing fair” in the massive accumulation of wealth.
“I am not interested in inherited heritage structures, and my children know that. Steve was not interested in that. If I live long enough, finish with me”, Said Powell Jobs, who is ranked number 35 of the richest people in the world with a fortune of about 27.5 billion dollars.
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He also said: “I inherited my wealth from my husband, who did not care about the accumulation of wealth. I am doing this in honor of his work, and I have dedicated my life to doing the best I can to distribute it effectively, in a way that elevates people and communities in a sustainable way. ”
During their marriage, the couple had three children Reed Paul, Eve Jobs and Erin Sienna. From a previous relationship, Steve Jobs had an eldest daughter, Lisa Brennan-Jobs.
Steve Jobs Widow: There is nothing fair in the massive accumulation of wealth
Also, the 56-year-old businesswoman said it was “not right for people to accumulate a massive amount of wealth equivalent to millions and millions of other people combined.”
“There is nothing right in that“said the founder of the organization Emerson Collective, who has stayed out of public life and invests much of her money in philanthropy.
Similarly, he stressed that in history there is an example of that with “the Rockefellers, the Carnegies, Mellons and Fords of the world. That kind of accumulation of wealth is dangerous For a society. It should not be like that“