Jony Ive
Jony Ive
Celebrated Name: Jony Ive
Real Name/Full Name: Sir Jonathan Paul “Jony” Ive
Gender: Male
Age: 57 years old
Birth Date: 27 February 1967
Birth Place: Chingford, London, England
Nationality: English
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Weight: 68 kgs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Heather Pegg Ive
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Two Sons)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jony Ive  Gay?: NO
Profession: Industrial designer
Salary: $15 million
Net Worth in 2024: $600 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Apple’s legendary and the famed former chief design officer (CDO) John Ive is our subject today. He joined Apple in 1992 and has been leading the design team from 1996 until his departure in June 2019. During his tenure as he played a pivotal role in designing Apple products such as iPod, iPad, MacBook, iMac, iPhone, Power Mac G4 Cube, and Apples iOS.

He also played a significant role in designing other Apple projects such as Apple Stores and Apple Park. His revolutionary products have rescued the company from extinction to be one of the world’s companies that have revolutionized technology. Today we shall look at Jony Ive net worth, in general, Jony Ive wealth and how he made it, not forgetting after Apple than what?

Maybe you know about Jony Ive very well but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jony Ive ’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Jonathan Paul Ive is the son of Pamela Mary Ive and  Michael Ive a college professor of design and technology and a silversmith. He hails from Chingford, London, England where he was born on 27th February 1967.  Jonathan attended Chingford Foundation School before joining Walton High School. Ive is a graduate of University of Northumbria at Newcastle where he graduated with a first-class BA in industrial design in 1989.

Ive designs at the University of Northumbria earned him RSA Student Design Award which its proceeds he used to travel to the United States where he met designer Robert Brunner who ran a design consultancy firm that would, later on, join Apple Computers.

Personal Life

Jony Ive is married to a British writer and a historian Heather Pegg Ive. They tied the knot in 1987, and they have two sons. He resides in pacific Heights in California with his family.

 Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 27 February 1967, Jony Ive is 57 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 5 feet, 8 inches tall, and his weight is 68 kg.


Ive design career did not start at Apple but at a company located in England called Tangerine. At Tangerine, he designed microwaves ovens, toothbrushes,  toilets, sinks, bidet and other products. However, he left the company after his boss rejected his products stating that they looked too modern.

Ive joined Apple in 1992 as a full-time employee and designed the first generation of MessahePad 110 and Newton, which turned to be commercial failures prompting him to quit on multiple occasions. In 1997 Ive became the vice president of industrial design at Apple under Steves Jobs leadership.

On this position, he was heading a design team that was tasked to produce the companies hardware products. His first design under this capacity was iMac which paved the way for other models such as the iPad, iPhone and iPod. During his tenure, he was the only Apple designer with a private office. He only allowed 15 people who were on his design team to access the office because it contained prototypes which the design team was working on. Not even his children nor his family members were allowed inside.

In 2013 he became Senior Vice President of Design, and in 2015 he became chief design officer (CDO). Ive left Apple on June 27, 2019, and started his own independent firm titled love from.

Awards & Achievements

Jony Ive has garnered numerous awards and received nominations for his work. Some of the awards received by Ive include a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), Knight Commander of the same Order (KBE), RSA Benjamin Franklin Medal, Design Museum’s Designer of the Year Award, 2007 National Design Award among others.

Net Worth & Salary of Jony Ive  in 2024

Jony Ive Net Worth
Jony Ive Net Worth

As of May 2024, Jony Ive net worth is estimated to be around $600 million. Other sources state that Sir Jonathan has an estimated net worth of $192 million but considering his shares at Apple, we can dispute the figures. Jony Ive net worth figures have been as a result of being the design guru who has designed much of the tech gadgetry in the worlds most profitable mobile company Apple. He is the man behind the design of Power iMac G4, Apple Watch, iMac, iPhone, iPod, Apple Park, and other Apple devices, including its iOS.

Jony Ive net worth might be higher or lesser than the figures we have stated, but one thing we can’t dispute is his legendary status in Apple and in revolutionizing technology. He remains one of the most celebrated designers we have on the planet, and let’s get to see what he will come up with now that he is into private practice through love from.


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