Who is James Dyson?
Mr. Dyson is the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner. He was born in May 1947. He is married to Lady Deirdre Dyson. They have 3 children (Emily Dyson, Sam Dyson, Jake Dyson). He is a member of the Order of Merit and a Knight Bachelor. He patented his Dual Cyclon separation technology.
Dyson is a household appliance manufacturer, founded in 1987 by MR. Dyson. The company is known for its bagless vacuum cleaner. But also produces hand and hair dryers and bladeless fans.
The company has annual sales of more than US$ 4 billion. And has more than 9,000 employees.
The company’s founder was disappointed with the way existing vacuum cleaners used bags to trap dust. Losing suction when the bags filled with dirt. He found out that a cyclone separating system was more effective.
He also owns a farming business, named Beeswax Dyson Farming. It has invested more than US$ 100 million in new technologies. Such as precision farming, improved drainage, and soil quality.
He is best known as the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner. In 1978 he had the idea of using cyclonic separation. To create a vacuum cleaner that would not lose suction as it picked up dirt. Nowadays the Dyson vacuum cleaner is sold in over 65 countries.
In the summer of 2018, he announced plans for an electric car. The company announced it will invest “in excess of $1 billion” in the Electric Vehicle project.
The inventor is an active philanthropist through his James Dyson Foundation. The foundation supports support design and engineering education around the world.
The Imperial Colleges London opened the Dyson School of Design Engineering after a US$ 15 million donation.
His Dyson Award is an international student design award. That challenges young people to “design something that solves a problem”. The aim is to prepare the next generation of design engineers.
James Dyson Net Worth
His net worth is $ 7 billion. In 2007 he was appointed a Knight Bachelor. Which earned him the title Sir.