Joanne Carole Schieble (Joanne Schieble Simpson) is Steve Jobs’ Birth Mother (photos, wiki, bio, video)

Meet Joanne Carole Schieble (Joanne Simpson) now. Joanne Carole Schieble is American speech pathologist, in fact she is the birth mother of Apple former CEO Steve Jobs, Joanne Simpson also gave birth to his sister American novelist Mona Simpson..


Steve Jobs’ 79 year-old birth mother Joanne Carole Schieble was born on 1932 in Wisconsin to Arthur and Irene Schieble. She went to the University of Wisconsin where she met Abdulfattah Jandali from Syria who even though he was her same age was her teacher. Mr. Jandali moved to the U.S from Hums when he was 20, he got his PhD when he was still pretty young and became a political science teacher at Wisconsin. unmarried and at age 23 Mona gave birth to her son Steve on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California. who was later adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs (Nee. Hagopian) the reason for that was Joanne and Abdulfattah never got married they didn’t have the financial status to take care of him, so the decision to give her son for adoption was planned before giving birth, she wanted the adopted parents to be college graduates a couple of lawyers who then decided they wanted a girl so when Joanne gave birth she called Clara and Paul Jobs another couple on the waiting list who were not college graduates but were allowed to adopt Steve only after they committed with Joanne to give him college education.

Joanne Schieble and Jandali who is now 80 remained together even got married on December 26th, 1955 and on June 14, 1957 in Green Bay, Wisconsin she gave birth to another child a girl they named Mona. 4 years later Joanne and her husband got a divorced or he might have walked away from Joanne and her daughter.

At age 34 on April 23, 1966 she remarried George Simpson in NV she changed her name to Joanne Simpson taking her husband’s last name a name that her daughter Mona also took, Mona Simpson is the famous novelist famous for her novels such as Anywhere but Here, The Lost Father,  A Regular Guy, My Hollywood and Off Keck Road Joanne’s children met each other until they were adults when at age 27 Steve tracked Joanne down. Mona got married to the Simpsons writer and producer Richard Appel who as you might be thinking named Homer Simpson’s mother. Joanne Simpson has 7 grandchildren, five from her son Steve and two from her daughter Mona.