Jony Ive Net Worth
Jony Ive Net Worth and Salary: Sir Jonathan "Jony" Ive is an English technology designer, most famous for his work at Apple, who has a net worth of $500 million. After working as a designer in the UK briefly, Jonathan Jony Ive moved to the US to work for Apple in the early 90s. At the time he left the company in 2019, he was Apple's Senior Vice President of Industrial Design. While at Apple, Jony designed such instantly recognizable products as the iMac, the iPod, the iPhone, and the MacBook, among others.
He was born Jonathan Paul Ive in London in 1967. Jony Ive studied at Newcastle Polytechnic and began working at several London-based design companies before landing at Apple in 1992. He assumed his role as Senior VP of Industrial Design five years later once Steve Jobs returned to the company. Ive worked on Apple's hardware and his first product was the iMac. He'd go on to work on the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, several editions of the iPod, the iPhone, the iPad and its Mini counterpart, and iOS7. Ive operated a closely-guarded lab at Apple that only few are able to access. That lab is home to all of Apple's ideas and prototypes. Leander Kahney wrote an unofficial biography of Ive, titled "Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products". Jony is the winner of many awards, including Designer of the Year from Design Museum in 2003, Product Designer of the Year from "GQ" in 2007 and the National Design Award the same year. The "Daily Telegraph" has called him the most influential Briton in America. He holds an honorary doctorate from the Rhode Island School of Design. In 2012, he was knighted by Princess Anne for his contributions to his field. Ive has been married to his wife, writer Heather Pegg, since 1987. They live with their two children, twin boys, in San Francisco in a home that was purchased for $17 million. In June 2019 Jony announced that he was leaving Apple after 27 years to launch his own creative design venture called LoveForm.
Jony Ive Salary: In 2011 Apple disclosed that Jony earned $30 million in base salary for the year and was awarded $25 million worth of stock options. His salary was not disclosed in future years, making him the only Apple executive whose salary is not reported publicly. In 2012 his net worth topped $100 million for the first time. By the time Jony left Apple his previous salaries and stock options gave him a net worth of at least $500 million.
|Net Worth:||$500 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 27, 1967 (52 years old)|