Real Name/Full Name James Dyson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Dyson
Birth Place: Cromer, Norfolk
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 May 1947
Age/How Old (at the time of death): 77 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 186 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 89 Kg
In Pounds – 196.2 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – Alec Dyson
Mother – Mary Bolton Dyson
Siblings: Yes (Tom Dyson)
School: Gresham’s School, Norfolk
College: Royal College of Art
Religion: N/A
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Deirdre Hindmarsh
Kids/Children Name: Yes (3)
Profession: Industrial designer, inventor, and entrepreneur
Net Worth: $10 billion
Last Updated: June 2024

James Dyson is an inventor, industrial designer, and entrepreneur based in England. In 1993, he established Dyson Ltd., a company that handles the design and manufacture of vacuum cleaners, bladeless fans, hand dryers, and heaters. He is famous for introducing Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner to the world.

We share more about his personal life and achievements here.

Well, how well do you know about James Dyson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about James Dyson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about James Dyson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Dyson took birth in Cromer, Norfolk, on 2 May 1947. His family was British. Sadly, his father expired due to prostate cancer while Dyson was young.

Dyson was a long-distance runner, and he even excelled in it. He explained that he was good at it due to his high determination and not just being physically good alone.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Dyson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Dyson’s age is 77 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024 having been born on 2 May 1947. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 186 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 196.2 lbs in Pound and 89kg in Kilograms.


Dyson is also en educated guy like most of us. He has completed his schooling from the Gresham School from 1956 to 1965. After finishing high school, he went for furniture cum interior design for his studies at ‘the Royal College of Art’. Later, he moved into engineering. Anthony Hunt, his tutor at the Royal College, inspired him to switch his subject with industrial design.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

JamesDyson With Wife Deirdre Hindmarsh
JamesDyson With Wife Deirdre Hindmarsh

In 1968, Dyson wedded Deirdre Hindmarsh. She bore three kids; a daughter and two sons. Dyson purchased a 15 million euro Dodington Park in 2003. This park had a vast area of around 300 acres and was located in South Gloucestershire, Georgia. The couple together owns Domaine des Rabelles in France and also a house in Chelsea, London. He has a superyacht called Nahin, which is claimed to be the largest in England. The vessel is the 36th largest in the world, as per a 2013 survey.

Dyson likes spending on buildings, and he has a 21 thousand square footed flat at the top of the Gouco tower. The tower is the tallest building in Singapore. But, Dyson later sold it. Dylan is a heavy investor in agricultural lands.

Is James Dyson Gay?

No, Dyson is not gay. He is a straight person. He had married Deirdre in 1968 and had three children, who were two sons and a daughter. This fact proves that Dyson was never gay. James has had a monogamous relationship in his entire life.

Professional Career

In 1970, James took up a job at Rotork Controls Ltd. after his graduation. James was lucky enough to have a boss who encouraged growing talents among the young. Jeremy Fry, his then-boss, was a prime motivator that allowed him to innovate things without fear. Jeremy allotted James to serve as the super speed landing craft’s designer seeing his dedication and talented brain. James had no background in finishing a design then.

Over the following years, James came up with many beautiful inventions like the “Ballbarrow,” “bagless vacuum cleaner,” “Dyson DC01 vacuum cleaner,” “G-Force” cleaner, “ContraRotator,” and “Dyson Airblade.”

Among these inventions, the ‘Dyson DC01 vacuum cleaner’ had the most sales in the country within two years.


Dyson was a master in what he did and was also internationally recognized. He received “The Price Philip Designers Prize Award,” “Commander of the Order of the British Empire,” “Lord Llyod of Kilgerran Award,” “an honorary doctorate from the University of Bath,” “an appointment to the Order of Merit,” “nomination as the most honest company in the UK,” and “foreign member election in the USA national academy of Engineering.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Dyson in June 2024

JamesDyson Net Worth
JamesDyson Net Worth

As of 2024, Dyson is believed to have an estimated net worth of $10 billion. He has gathered such great fortune after he made several inventions and investments. He chairmanships Dyson. Dyson is a company that generated over $5.9 billion in sales in 2018 while having more than sixty consumer items.

Around the globe, Dyson is the employer of more than 6000 engineers. He claims that the employees have a significant investment return while generating $10 million per week in product development.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  1. Dyson has numerous continuances while blaming Chinese detectives and scholars for stealing technological and scientific secrets from the UK.
  2. Dyson supports young designers with an award called the James Dyson Award.
  3. His wife is an art tutor and painter.
  4. Dyson got so frustrated with the inefficiencies of the market appliances that he started developing his own.
  5. James established James Dyson’s foundation to aid children in their engineering pursuits.
  6. Dyson is very humble and down to earth.

James Dyson is a legendary inventor. He had good guidance and a supportive teacher during his childhood. The care and excitement of Anthony’s hunt made him pursue industrial design. Despite having lost his father at a very young age, James was full of determination and ambition.

James, who is best known as the founder of Dyson company, seems to have reached extreme heights concerning his age. He earned the peek of his career and has massive wealth under his name. Focus and discipline are parts of James’ culture. He always abides by them in achieving his dreams and goals. These very traits of his were essential in shaping him as the billionaire he is today. Thus, leaving a behind a mark behind. As we should always remember that nothing comes for anything free, we need to hustle to get them.


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