Apple Inc co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs picture is featured on the front page of the Apple website after his passing
Apple has dedicated its homepage to Steve Jobs following his death on Oct. 5 at age 56. Reuters

Anderson Cooper, Nancy Grace and several other celebrities have tweeted their condolences after hearing of Steve Jobs' death.

Apple confirmed that it CEO Jobs died on Wednesday. He was 56 years old. The company posted a photograph of the Jobs stating Steve Jobs 1955-2011.

Here's what the stars had to say:

Anderson Cooper: Sad news, steve jobs is dead.

Jon Favreau: We lost a man of true vision today. Condolences to the whole Apple family.

Nancy Grace: About to go to air & discovered news about Steve Jobs - My heart goes out to his family tonight. #RIP Steve Jobs.

Suze Orman: So very sad that Steve Jobs has died. What a brilliant and kind man. We will miss you Steve.

Patrick Shriver: RIP steve jobs. One of smartest guys I ever seen. That's too crazy.

Neil Patrick Harris: Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. Your genius will live on for generations to come...

Kevin Smith: Steve Jobs! Thanks for never settling for the way things were during a life you spent showing us how things could be. O Captain! My captain!

Brooke Burke-Charvet: So sad! My thoughts go out to his family.

Robert Kardashian: RIP Steve Jobs :(

Marlee Matlin: A technological genius of the 20th and 21st century passes. RIP Steve Jobs. You changed the face of modern society.

Anika Noni Rose: RIP Steve Jobs amazing innovator. world changer.