Laurene PowellJobs owned 5.55 million Apple shares worth $2.05 billion and 138 million Disney shares valued at around $4.74 billion.

For the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, the saying about death and taxes being life’s only certainty probably rings true — particularly taxes. Laurene Powell Jobs learned she must pay $867 million in capital gains taxes and is being advised to unload millions of Disney and Apple shares worth nearly $7 billion.
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