Steve Ballmer is an American Businessman and former CEO of Microsoft. Currently, he is the owner of the celebrated NBA team Los Angeles Clippers. He wrote the text for the original Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). He joined Microsoft in 1980 and served as the first business manager hired by Bill Gates. Just like his ex-boss Bill Gates, Ballmer was a drop out. He happened to willingly drop out of Stanford Graduate School of Business.
After making a humble entry into Microsoft with minimal pay and maximum vision, Ballmer enabled the employees under him to work towards making Microsoft reach the top as a global IT Brand. His leadership and dedication had significantly changed the way the company operated and performed in the market.
Ballmer has a very energetic and influential personality is known to motivate his employees and partners with the same. Ballmer steered the company’s operations, systems development, sales and support. He spent 34 years in the company and is the one among the richest in the list of Forbes.
Steve Ballmer Family Tree
Now Let us go through the family profile of Steve Ballmer.
Ballmer Parents – Frederic Henry Ballmer and Beatrice Dworkin
Ballmer was born on March 24, 1956 in Detroit to Beatrice Dworkin and Frederic Henry Ballmer. His father Henry Ballmer was a Swiss immigrant and worked as a manager at Ford Motor company. His mother was a Jewish. Ballmer graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics.
Ballmer Siblings – Unknown
There is no information in regards to his siblings.
Ballmer Spouse – Connie Snyder
Connie Synder is the wife of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. She currently works as an advocate for the well being of children. She has been active in many NGO activities and a variety of non-profit boards for several organizations. The couple got married in the year 1990 and they are known to well maintain the relationship of husband-wife since 24 years. The couple has three sons.
Children of Steve Ballmer and Connie Snyder
Steve Ballmer and Connie Synder have three sons, Sam, Peter, Aaron and all three have attended Lakeside School where Connie boards chair and sits at the board of Trustees ever since 2004. Their middle son Peter graduated from Stanford University this year.
Steve Ballmer Net Worth
Ballmer’s total net worth is estimated at around $22.4 Billion as of September 2014. Under Steve’s leadership as a CEO, Microsoft’s annual revenue had managed to increase exponentially from $25 billion to $70 billion.