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Mapping The Similarities Between Jobs and "jOBS" Star Ashton Kutcher

Steve Jobs was never a teenage sex symbol, but he had plenty else in common with Ashton Kutcher, who plays him in jOBS (out April 19).

EDUCATION

Jobs: Reed College dropout
jOBS: University of Iowa dropout

TECH CREDENTIALS

Jobs: Worked for Atari; great taste in friends (Steve Wozniak, Daniel Kottke)
jOBS: Great taste in investments (Foursquare, Flipboard, Skype, and Airbnb)

EPIC BREAKUPS

Jobs: Apple, 1985
jOBS: Demi Moore, 2011

RECONCILED?

Jobs: Yes
jOBS: No

PREFERRED WORK ENVIRONMENT

Jobs: Garage
jOBS: Van

RELIGION

Jobs: Zen Buddhism
jOBS: Kabbalah

SIDE PROJECT

Jobs: Pixar
jOBS: Punk'd

HONORS AND AWARDS

Jobs: National Medal of Technology and Innovation; Jefferson Award for Public Service
jOBS: Choice Reality Hunk, Teen Choice Awards; Worst Actor, Golden Raspberry Awards

[Photo by Tony Korody/Sygma/Corbis (Jobs); Glen Wilson/Sundance Institute (Kutcher)]

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