Although he lost the love of her life prematurely, Laurene Jobs, widow of Apple founder, Steve Jobs, certainly can not complain from the economic point of view. Mrs. Jobs in fact, in a recent survey is finished in position number 9 in the ranking of the richest women in the world.
Laurene Powell Jobs has devoted much of the last years in the world of philanthropy, thanks to its thriving economic situation. As you can read on a woman's profile produced by the New York Times:
Many people claim that Ms. Powell Jobs has created a charity in the name of her husband after the latter's death. Not so, nor did it increase its public donations. The woman has instead doubled its commitment to Emerson Collective, the organization that created about ten years ago, to ensure initiatives in the education world and lately also in other areas.
After installing the legacy of her husband, Ms. Powell brag today a wealth of about 11.5 billion dollars, mainly due to holdings in Apple and Disney.