(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., maker of the Macintosh computer, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad.
Birth date: February 24, 1955
At about age 12, Jobs asked William Hewlett, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard for some parts to complete a school project. Hewlett offered Jobs an internship at his company.
1972 - Graduates high school and enters Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Jobs drops out after one semester.