Palmer Luckey
Palmer Luckey
Celebrated Name: Palmer Luckey
Real Name/Full Name: Palmer Freeman Luckey
Gender: Male
Age: 31 years old
Birth Date: 19 September 1992
Birth Place: Long Beach, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.70 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Nicole Luckey
Children: No
Profession: American entrepreneur
Net Worth in 2024: $1 billion
Last Updated: May 2024

Palmer Luckey is an American entrepreneur who was ranked #22 on the Forbes list of America’s richest entrepreneurs under 40 in 2016. He is also the founder of Oculus VR and also designed the Oculus Rift, which is a virtual head-mounted display.

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Early Life

Palmer Freeman Luckey was born on September 19, 1992, in the location of Long Beach, California. His father is a car dealer; he has three younger sisters. Luckey has done schooling at home by his mother, who gave him sailing lessons.

He always has an interest in engineering especially in electronics and takes graduation from Golden West College and also studied in Long Beach City College at the younger age of 15, he starts attending the lectures at the University of California State in 2010. Palmer also served the university as an online Editor and wrote student newspaper as “Daily49er.”

Luckey also made several experiences when he was just a teenager and done several projects such as Tesla coils, coil guns, and lasers. He also built gaming for PC with six monitor setups and coasted it for Thousands of U.S. Dollars.

Palmer also interested in virtual reality (VR) and has made a great collection of more than 50 head-mounted displays, which was made him earn about $ 36,000 only by making a fix on the damaged iPhones and also worked part-time as youth sailing coach, computer repair technician and groundskeeper. In 2009, he had searched a ModRetro forum with the help of his friend and established an online community for the “Portbilization” which deals with the old hardware devices and mix new technology in it.

Later, he also takes majored in journalism from California State University. In this institute, Luckey worked part-time in Mixed Reality Lab (MxR) in the Institute of Creative Technologies (ICT) from southern California University.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 19 September 1992, Palmer Luckey is 31 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2024. His height is 1.70 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


Luckey was become frustrated with his life and didn’t have the ability to tackle the problems. Further, he started doing experiments in his own designs and completed the first PR1, which is known for a prototype at the very young age of 17. He also made Prototypes exploring feature series like wireless, 3D stereoscopy and also 270-degree field, and also for decreasing size and weight of the device.

Luckey also started to provide the daily updates on MTBS 3D, and he named his 6th generation as “Rift” and sold it to person-to-person as a Kit on the Kickstarter website. The first start was made from Oculus VR to make it launch on the site campaign.

He also showed prototype very early to the former executive of Scale form and Gaikai “Brendan Iribe,” and they invested thousands of U.S. dollars in Rift’s Kickstarter campaign. Later, Iribe becomes the CEO of Oculus VR and Michael as the Former CTO. During the campaign, Palmer gives the demonstration of the product Rift and also provides the press to other different conventions of gaming.

Awards & achievements

Luckey has been awarded in the year 2016 for the Royal Photographic Society medal of progress and also got the honorary of Fellowship. This award recognizes the inventions, research, and contributions of the Luckey, which comes with the result in the science and technologies for the development of photography and similar imaging.

Net Worth & Salary of Palmer Luckey in 2024

Palmer Luckey Net Worth
Palmer Luckey Net Worth

Palmer Luckey has made a great standup with his inventions and grew his net worth more than $1 billion, which is estimated from the earning as of May 2024. He is a great designer of the Virtual Reality (VR) head-mounted display and ranked #22 on the Forbes richest entrepreneurs list of America.

His Kickstarter campaign was done great work and raised up to $2.4 billion, which is more than their expectation. In March 2014, Oculus VR was also acquired by Facebook for more than $3 billion. As the past earning, he had an estimated net worth of $700 in 2015 and raised more than $300 million at present.

Luckey had made a great platform for his when he was just a teenager and done a different type of project. He got the experience from his new inventions and always tried to do something new. With the great earning from the beginning, he never makes himself satisfied and tried to do more with his inventions.


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