Nick Holonyak

About Nick Holonyak

Birth Day: November 3, 1928
Birth Place: IL
Birth Sign: Scorpio

Nick Holonyak net worth

Nick Holonyak was born on November 3, 1928 in IL who has a net worth 2020 of $100,000 .
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💰Nick Holonyak Net worth: $100,000 (Updated at 15 September 2020)


Inventor of the light emitting diode, who came to be called the 'father of the LED.' He has been given awards by George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Emperor Akihito of Japan and Vladimir Putin and in 2008 he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Illinois with a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering.


In 1963 he told Reader's Digest that LEDs would replace Edison's incandescent bulbs - and he was right.

Family Life

He married Katherine Holonyak in 1956; they had three children.

Associated With

George Bush and his son George W. Bush both presented him awards for his life's work.