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Ray Dolby Net Worth

Ray Dolby Net Worth is
$2.4 Billion

Ray Dolby Bio/Wiki 2018

American businessman and engineer Ray Dolby comes with an estimated net worth of $2.3 billion according to Forbes. He is famous to have invented Dolby NR and one of the inventors of video tape recording. He founded Dolby Laboratories.

Ray Dolby Net Worth $2.3 Billion

Ray Dolby was born on January 18, 1933 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He attended Stanford University where he completed his bachelor’s degree electric engineering and the University of Cambridge, where he completed his PhD in Physics. He is presently married to Dagmar with whom he has two children named David and Tom. Ray Dolby invented Dolby Sound System. These recognitions include IEEE Edison Medal(2010), Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Accomplishment Award by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2003), IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award (1997), U.S. National Medal of Technology(1997), Exceptional Caliber/Technical Grammy Award (1995), 61st Academy Awards—Academy Award, Scientific or Technical(1989), SMPTE Alexander M. Poniat off Gold Medal (1985),SMPTE Progress Medal (1983) and AES Silver Medal (1971). In 2004, Ray Dolby was inducted into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame and National Inventors Hall of Fame.



Full NameRay Dolby
Net Worth$2.4 Billion
Date Of BirthJanuary 18, 1933
DiedSeptember 12, 2013
Place Of BirthPortland, Oregon, United States
ProfessionElectrical engineer, Inventor
EducationUniversity of Cambridge, Sequoia High School, San Jose State University, Stanford University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseDagmar Bäumert
ChildrenTom Dolby
#Fact
1Ray Milton Dolby passed away on September 12, 2013, four months away from what would have been his 81st birthday on January 18, 2014.
2He was posthumously awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on January 22, 2015.
3Posthumously inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2014.
4Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2004.
5Received his Ph.D degree in physics from Cambridge University in Cambridge, England (1961).
6Received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in Stanford, California (1957).
7Attended and graduated from Sequoia High School in Redwood City, California.
8In 1965, he founded Dolby Laboratories in London, England. The company became a leader in audio technology, reducing background hiss in tape recordings and introducing "surround sound".
9Created the Dolby NR that pioneered in noise reduction and surround sound which led to the development of many state-of-the-art technologies, for which he held more than 50 U.S. patents.
10Forbes magazine estimated Dolby's fortune to be at $2.4 billion.

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Miss Representation2011Documentary benefactor

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 86th Annual Academy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Inventor / Engineer (In Memoriam)
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Sound Pioneer (In Memoriam)
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself (In Memoriam)

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn January 22, 2015. At 6801 Hollywood Blvd.
2012Berlinale CameraBerlin International Film Festival
2003Lifetime Achievement AwardPrimetime Emmy Awards
1989Academy Award of MeritAcademy Awards, USA

Known for movies

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