Dommermuth is the founder of German Internet access provider United Internet Group. In 1988 Dommermuth founded 1&1 Marketing GmbH, which offered marketing services for software suppliers. The marketing services lead to offering Internet services and in 1989 the Internet company was brought to the German stock market.
Nowadays the United Internet Group is one of the largest Internet Service Provider in Germany. It earned Ralph Dommermuth the title ‘Mr Internet’ in Germany. The company has 45 million clients in 11 countries, owns 7 data servers and has 6,900 employees. In 2013 the company realised EUR 2.7 billion (USD 3.2 billion) in sales and EUR 200 million (USD 250 million) in net profits.
Dommermuth holds 82 million shares which represents 42% of the share capital. Forbes estimates the net worth of Ralph Dommermuth at USD 4.5 billion. In 2007 Dommermuth sponsered the United Internet Team in the America’s Cup. He invester US$ 582 million in the German Rocket Internet brand.
Raph Dommermuth is married to Judith Berger. Judith Dommermuth is a model and a a fashion entrepreneur. For many years she was the ‘face’ in marketing for the Air Berlin brand. She now owns the Juvia fashion brand.
The sailing yacht Blue Papillon is built by the famous Royal Huisman Shipyard. She is designed by the naval architect German Frers, while Rhoades Young is responsible for her interior. Blue Papillon has accomodations for 8 guests and has a crew of 6. Blue Papillion is not available for charter.