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.