It was announced today that Apple chairman, co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. He was 56. With more than 16 billion songs from iTunes downloaded to date, and more than 250 million iPods, iTouches and iPhones sold worldwide, his work and legacy has made an impact on so many of our lives. Lots of celebrities are also big Apple fans (as well as Pixar), and took to Twitter today to express their condolences and how inspirational Steve was.
"Wow Steve Jobs died! He was a brilliant man!" — Kim Kardashian
"I can't believe this..." — Harry Shum Jr.
"RIP steve jobs. true legend." — Pete Wentz
"Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. You were always a big part of my world with your special inventions. Thank you for your brain." — Alyssa Milano
"Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. Your genius will live on for generations to come..." — Neil Patrick Harris
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"RIP Steve Jobs. :-( SO sad." — Guy Sebastian
"It is sad yet nice that right now millions of people are using their iPhones to spread the word about Steve Jobs. #RipSteve" — Danny Clayton
"I just finished my show and I heard the news about Steve Jobs. He was an amazing man with an incredible vision. He changed the world." — Ellen DeGeneres
"Steve Jobs. From my first Apple II to the G4 tower to my MBP and beyond. You let me touch the future every day. RIP." — Andrew Gunsberg
"RIP Steve Jobs...not just as an Apple user but also as a fan of Pixar." — Rove
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. - Steve Jobs RIP" — Ashton Kutcher
"RIP Steve Jobs. Thank you for your innovation and genius. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones...." — Mandy Moore
"So sad about steve jobs, he was a truly inspirational man." — Zooey Deschanel
"Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to Steve Jobs’ family & friends. The world rarely sees someone who made such a profound impact." — Bill Gates