Palmer Luckey Net Worth

Palmer Luckey Net Worth

How rich is Palmer Luckey?

Palmer Luckey net worth is
$700 Million

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He’s best known for being the creator of Oculus VR as well as the inventor of the Oculus Rift that’s a virtual reality head mounted display. He was a writer and internet editor for the California State University, Long Beach paper the Daily 49er. Luckey experimented with high voltage electronic equipment as a teen and assembled a computer that cost thousands of dollars with six computer screens. He built up a number of more than 50 distinct head mounted displays and financed it by repairing and reselling damaged iPhones. At 18 he created the initial model CR1. His 6th generation was named the Rift and he raised cash via Kickstarter. His Kickstarter effort raised $2.4 million which was 974% of the initial goal. In 2014 Oculus VR was obtained by Facebook for $2 billion and Luckey’s creator’s share is anticipated to be worth millions. In 2014 he won the Smithsonian magazine’s American Genius Award in the Youth group.

Quick Facts

Birth date: 19th September, 1992
Birth place: Long Beach, California, USA
Profession:Technology enthusiast, writer, a modder, Founder of Oculus VR, inventor of the Oculus Rift
Education:Golden West College, Long Beach City College, California State University in Long Beach
Parents:Donald Luckey, Julie Luckey
Siblings:Ginger Luckey
Awards:American Ingenuity Award in the Youth Category


1I think people have always wanted to experience the impossible. That's one of the reasons games have caught on. They want to actually do things themselves, have a say in how that world works, instead of just watching someone else do it.




Zero Point2014ShortHimself
Video Games: The Movie2014DocumentaryHimself
Click2013-2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Founder, Oculus Rift / Himself - Founder, Oculus VR

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