Celebrities React To The Death Of Steve Jobs

by Risa Dixon

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Co-founder of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs, was an innovator and visionary who truly revolutionized the way we used technology. After the death of this amazing man was announced yesterday, celebrities clamored to social media to express their condolences and gratitude for everything that Jobs contributed to this world. He followed his passion and it indeed created a worth of profit for him. He was an icon who changed the world and the lives of so many that he never met. He taught us all that thinking outside the box can lead to amazing things.  Here are some of the kind words our favorite celebrities tweeted or posted on their Facebook pages in to salute Steve Jobs:

Pharrell: God bless the family of Steve Jobs. He was our modern day Leonardo DaVinci. From Apple to Pixar, what a great life lived. He will be missed.

President Obama: Michelle and I are saddened to learn of the passing of Steve Jobs. Steve was among the greatest of American innovators—brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it.

Ciara: RIP Steve Jobs- an amazing man you were! May your legacy and the greatness you’ve contributed to the world live on forever!

Bun B: Thank you Mr. Jobs. For everything. #RIP

Lil Wayne: RIP Steve Jobs

Will.i.am: #youchangetheworld we lost a great innovator…steve jobs designed a whole new world…he will be missed…

Bill Gates: I’m truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs’ death. Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to everyone Steve has touched through his work.

Swizz Beatz: RIPS STEVE JOBS THE GREAT! HE CHANGED OUR WORLD IN MANY WAYS NOW HE IS GOING 2 ANOTHER WORLD OF GREATNESS I GUESS HE GRADUATED WITH HONORS

LeToya Luckett: R.I.P Steve Jobs. The impact u made on this WORLD will NEVER be forgotten.

Snoop Dogg: RIP Steve Jobs Rest in peace homie.

Nicki Minaj: An innovator. Contributed so much to this generation & beyond. RIP Steve Jobs.

Common: I fought depending on technology for a long time. Now I own an iPad & iPhone. Thanks Mr. Jobs 4 making devices 4 the Common man!

Frank Ocean: pretty sad about steve jobs. farewell to another visionary.

Chamillionaire: “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter…Going to bed saying we’ve done something wonderful.. that’s what matters” -Steve Jobs

Jermaine Dupri: Steve Jobs Dead: Apple Co-Founder Dies At 56: DAMN!! I HATE THIS

?uestlove of The Roots: Thank You Steve Jobs. For everything.

Ameriie: Steve Jobs was a visionary, whose imagination propelled us all into the future, impacting the course of human history forever.

Kim Kardashian: Wow Steve Jobs died! He was a brilliant man!

Lupe Fiasco: RIP Steve Jobs

Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins: #RIPSTEVEJOBS Glad to say I was able to see history take place with his innovation in technology. He changed the game.

Melody Thornton: Wow R.I.P. Steve Jobs.

Estelle: JUST REALISED sitting in studio all the things i wouldnt have been able to do if steve jobs hadnt been living his truth #thankyou STEVE JOBS

Kid Sister: Thank you Steve Jobs for making my music making easier/better/possible. Rest in peace.

Toni Braxton: RIP Steve Jobs. Thanks for helping bring us such great Apple products! My family and I swear by our ipads.

Diggy Simmons: RIP Steve Jobs. An incredible mind and inspiration to our generation

Sean Kingston: RIP Steve Jobs!… You will be missedl, smh i just heard the sad news life is really short man….

Skylar Grey: Steve Jobs… A visionary who turned dreams into reality & made such a profound impact on technology, music, & the world. U will be missed!

Jimmy Fallon: Thank you, Steve Jobs, for all of the fun and amazing ways you made our lives better….Sent from my iPhone.

Michelle Williams: Steve Jobs’ passing is a huge loss to the entire world! He wasn’t an entertainer or someone we’d see everyday, but what he offered the world through his own genius mind will cause him to live forever!! There’s not an APPLE product that we won’t touch and not think of Steve Jobs! Rest in Peace”

Russell Simmons: Steve Jobs was a prophet of that uniquely American genius, the Creative Entrepreneur – something no one can copy, no one can outsource, no banker can hire – a visionary who created a movement that changed generations through painstaking tenacity – even after he was fired in 1985 from the company he founded for thinking too far forward.

He gambled everything, over and over, on his vision. We owe him not just our respect and our love, but also we need to take away the lesson: never give up, never compromise your dream, never forget how you can change the world in this incredible country. This is what hip-hop has always been about. Never giving up. I can give him no greater a tribute than quoting him to the GlobalGrind generation: “Your time on this earth is limited, don’t live someone else’s life, live by your vision.”

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