Palmer Luckey Net worth, Income, Wealth, Lifestyle, Money, Assets, Earnings, House, Car, Money Factor, & Awards (How Rich is Founder & CEO of Oculus VR Actually): Palmer Luckey (born September 19, 992) is an American Entrepreneur. Furthermore, he is the CEO and founder of Oculus VR and Oculus Rift. Earlier, he has worked for California State University as a writer and online editor.
As of 2018, the estimated Net worth of Palmer Luckey is $700 Million US Dollars (approx). As a teenager, he did successful experiments related to electronics and virtual reality.
Who is Palmer Luckey? Facts about CEO of Oculus VR
Then, Palmer builds a cost-efficient computer with six monitors. He collects funds by reselling and repairing damaged parts of i-phone. Moreover, he has created the first prototype CR1 at the age of 18.
The sixth generation called Rift. In addition to this, he used to raise money via Kickstarter. Soon his Kickstarter campaign helped him to generate $2.7 million. This is more than his original target.
Palmer Luckey Net worth: $700 Million US Dollars
Facebook acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion USD in 2014. Palmer’s share is more than expected. He is the winner of Youth category award by Smithsonian magazine’s American Ingenuity in 2014.
He dropped from his college to pursue his career. Additionally, he worked on all aspects of the business. Soon, he launched DK1. In fact, Michael Antonov joined the company as the Chief Architect.
Political Influence & Life Story
Luckey stated that he is a libertarian in 2014. In fact, he has supported the Libertarian Party and leaders like Ron Paul. It has reported that he donated around $100,000 to support Donald Trump’s campaign. However, many developers cancel their plans to work with Oculus.
In fact, he did not give any explanation to his clients for the hate speech. After that, Tomorrow Today Labs said that they would not support Oculus if Palmer works there. Soon, the Company reversed its decision to work with Luckey. Moreover, he is also associated with Jack Conte in his tech startup project.
Though, he suddenly departed from Facebook in 2017. Moreover, Mark Zuckerberg (CEO, Facebook) said that Palmer fired from the organization. Zuckerberg also stated that he did not for the political views.