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Dagmar Dolby

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Net worth 2018: $4.19 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: San Francisco, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 1941
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Heidelberg University
BIOGRAPHY

Dagmar Dolby was bornon 1941 in San Francisco, California, United States. Dagmar Dolby is #541 in List Billionaires People In The World. Dagmar Dolby owns just under half of publicly-traded audio technology firm Dolby Laboratories, which her husband Ray Dolby (d. 2013) founded in 1965. The company pioneered surround sound technologies used in thousands of films and products, and most recently, in video games and mobile devices. Her two sons share voting power over some assets. David is a board member at Dolby Labs; his brother, Tom, is a novelist and filmmaker. In 2015, she pledged nearly $53 million to expand the campus of the University of Cambridge, where Ray Dolby earned a Ph.D. in physics. In late 2015, she donated $20 million to the University of California, San Francisco, for research on mood disorders.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2013

$2.4 Billion

2014

$3.5 Billion

2015

$2.8 Billion

2016

$3.5 Billion

2017

$3.5 Billion

2018

$4.19 Billion

TIMELINE
2013

Dagmar Dolby is the widow of the surround sound pioneer Ray Dolby, who died in 2013

1962

She met her future husband Ray Dolby in 1962 while studying in a summer program at Cambridge University

1941

Dagmar Dolby (1941/42) is an American billionaire

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