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).
Jobs: Reed College dropout
jOBS: University of Iowa dropout
Jobs: Worked for Atari; great taste in friends (Steve Wozniak, Daniel Kottke)
jOBS: Great taste in investments (Foursquare, Flipboard, Skype, and Airbnb)
Jobs: Apple, 1985
jOBS: Demi Moore, 2011
Jobs: Zen Buddhism
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)]
A version of this article appeared in the April 2013 issue of Fast Company magazine.