Stephen Gary Wozniak
Net Worth: $100 Million
Source of wealth: Cofounded Apple Computer, Co., Computer scientist
American computer engineer and programmer, Stephen Gary “Woz” Wozniak, has an estimated net worth of $100 million. Steve Wozniak founded Apple Computer, Co. (now Apple Inc.) with co-founders, Steve Jobs, and Ronald Wayne. They designed, developed, and marketed one of the first commercially successful lines of personal computers, the Apple II series. Wozniak and Jobs assembled the first prototypes of the Apple computer in Jobs’ bedroom and later in Jobs’ garage. In the 1970s Wozniak created the Apple I and Apple II computers. Wozniak is credited with being the sole creator of the original Apple hardware, operating system, and circuit board designs. Wozniak’s machines and inventions are credited with influencing the personal computer revolution in the 1970s. Wozniak co-founded Wheels of Zeus in 2001, to create wireless GPS technology in order to help the average person on the street find everyday things more easily. Wozniak was born August 11, 1950 in San Jose, California.