Celebrities React to Steve Jobs’ Death

Steve Jobs

Apple founder Steve Jobs passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He was 56. Musicians, actors, politicians, and business leaders took to Twitter and Facebook to express their sadness at the loss of one of the greatest innovators of the last century. From Lil Wayne to Bill Gates to President Obama, the world remembered Jobs for revolutionizing technology and entertainment with his innovative products including the iMac, iPod, iPhone, and iPad. He leaves behind a legacy that will impact generations to come. R.I.P. to a true genius who made us all think differently.

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.

Mariah Carey: Very sad to hear about Steve Jobs passing. He was a genius and a visionary. May he Rest In Peace.

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

Lady Gaga: From his own invention I open my browser to it’s homepage. Today it took my breath away. #ThankYouSteve. Going to eat Apples all day.

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

Lil Wayne: RIP Steve Jobs

Justin Bieber: RIP Steve Jobs – thanks to one of your inventions my life was changed. You will be missed but not forgotten!

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.

Alex Da Kid: RIP Steve Jobs… one the great minds of our time :(

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.

Wynter Gordon: R.I.P STEVE JOBS … 56 years young . He changed the way we hear music.

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

Nipsey Hussle: STEVE JOBS WAS ON A REAL MARATHON. CAN’T REALLY BE SAD WHEN A PERSON DIES IF THEY LIVED A LIFE THAT WILL BE REMEMBERD FOR AGES.

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!

Willow Smith: Rest in peace Mr. Jobs…Thank you for your wonderful creations

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39 Comments

  1. Kwayzee

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

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    Demaeana Reply:

    @Kwayzee, pleased dont feed this troll. RIP steve jobs

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    Michaeljr97_TM Reply:

    @Demaeana, What are you tawking bout? You are the troll?

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    Aaron Reply:

    @Michaeljr97_TM, Right. What kind of name is Demaeana? Troll ass.

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  2. Phoenix_Wright

    RIP Steve Jobs. Cancer has taken so many lives, I hope a cure is found one day

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  3. Michaeljr97_TM

    RIP Steve Jobs.

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  4. ed

    RIP… this man is a legend.

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  5. A Realist

    I actually teared up a bit. This man has made it possible for a LOT of indie musicians to make it to the big leagues. R.I.P. this genius.

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  6. Drizzy

    We should all pause our iPods, iPhones, and iPads for a moment of silence for this man. RIP.

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  7. Kyle

    To be honest, I didn’t even know he was ill. How tragic. He certainly leaves behind a legacy and a tough path to follow. Apple products have taken over the world. R.I.P.

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    Jay Whitney Reply:

    @Kyle, Thats b/c he never acted like he was which i admire a lot.

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    Teenay Reply:

    @Kyle, He Was ill from the like 10 years ago! Cancer and alsorts. It’s because people took this man for granted! They didn’t care/

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  8. On All Levels

    I’m sad about this, because this mans contributions to art & technology single handedly changed my life. I’m typing this on a MacPro for goodness sakes!
    Two words he left us to live by… “Think Different”
    *RIP*

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  9. Alicia's a homewrecka

    Apple is nothing without Steve Jobs, hopefully Tim Cook lives up to his standards.

    I’m a proud owner of Apple products (I-phone, I-pad, I-mac)

    Rest in Peace Steve Jobs.

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  10. RDK

    R.I.P. steve.

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  11. >Y.U.Mad?

    R.I.P. and i send my condolences to is family and friends.

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  12. Oh Please

    Some of these celebs sound mad fake with their condolences, especially Kim and Jermain Dupri

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  13. sangria

    How comes Pharrell is above PRESIDENT OBAMA!?!
    Anyway, Steve Jobs did better the world. May he RIP

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    Jay Whitney Reply:

    @sangria, I’m really not seeing the significance of why that needs to be argued about. Pharell And Obama Are equally Great Human beings.

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  14. ddd

    r.i.p. steve jobs … thanks for ipod and everything else

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  15. From Tokyo

    I was so shocked and sad! So young. I really respect the work he’s done. R.I.P. Steve Jobs.

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    sutharsan Reply:

    @From Tokyo, yeah 51 it is so tragic
    i wonder if we could done more to help him live longer.He has been ill for over 10 years but yet we took his life for granted,It is just shocking that important person like could die so suddenly

    makes you think how precious life even if your wealthy

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  16. Mr Xclusive

    and i bet all of them are using macs…RIP Steve

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  17. Jay

    I still can’t believe it…
    The world lost a great inventor

    I mean think about it…
    This is the guy behind MacBook, iPod, iPhone and iPad. He’s changed the computer industry, the music industry with the iPod, the smartphone (phone in general) with the iPhone and now the iPad is catching on. May he rest in peace.

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  18. AllstarEnvy

    R.I.P Steve Jobs #thanYouSteve founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed gadgets that transformed everyday technology.

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  19. Mac Attack

    Such profound, touching sentiments from so many people genuinely touched by Steves passing. Then, Kim Kardashian weighs in: “Wow Steve Jobs died! He was a brilliant man!”. Note the crude wording and innapropriate use of exclamation marks. This woman represents everything that is wrong with todays youth.

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    Mr Xclusive Reply:

    @Mac Attack, yep smh

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    Lisa Reply:

    @Mac Attack, I don’t think she even knew who he was.

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  20. Aquierra

    Kim Kardashian has no idea how to use exclamation marks.

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  21. Rogério

    Grande Homem que foi. Que Deus o tenha em um bom lugar.

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  22. Rogério

    Steve Jobs a tecnologia sentirá sua falta. Descanse em Paz. Brasil

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  23. Jay Whitney

    I’m proud to be an owner of 4macs, 1 iPod + an iPhone and to be blessed with knowing the existence of a brilliant man who will not be forgotten.

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  24. Kayla

    R.I.P. Steve Jobs. He truly was a visionary and changed the face of technology forever.

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    sutharsan Reply:

    @Kayla, 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,” Obama said in a statement.

    Once in a rare while, somebody comes along who doesnt just raise the bar, they create an entirely new standard of measurement

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  25. jasoldier

    R.I,P steve jobs he still couldnt teach the humancintipad to read #Southpark

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  26. pArallel-intersect

    unparalled,incomparable,ingenious and nothin short of 1 of the greatest inventors to ever grace our planet–fits perfectly up there in the brackets of edison,bell n the like…will be sorely missed…

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  27. atanda

    Goodbye Steve.u lived in the lives of over a billion people.u changed our world!

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  28. music guru

    Let’s be real, more than half of these people didnt know who Steve jobs was until his passing, see what Google does!!!

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    Lisa Reply:

    @music guru, I was thinking the same thing. You can see in the way that they wrote their “messages”. Compare Kim Kardashian’s to Pharrell. Need I say more? And that quote that Chamillionaire copy and pasted…

    Nevertheless, any human being’s passing is one to mourn. I never heard of him before his death, but no one deserves to die at the age of 56 due to some horrible disease. May he rest in peace.

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