Raymond Hood Net Worth

Raymond Hood was an American architect born in Rhode Island on March 29, 1881. He is best known for his work with Art Deco and as the chief designer of New York City's Rockefeller Center. Hood was a utilitarian, believing that utility was more important than beauty, and he never referred to himself as an artist.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day March 29, 1881
Birth Place Rhode Island
Died On Aug 14, 1934 (age 53)
Birth Sign Aries

💰 Net worth: $180 million

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Chief designer of New York City's Rockefeller Center; known for his work with Art Deco. He never called himself an Artist, as utility, not beauty, was his chief concern.

Before Fame

He attended Brown University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. His career took off after he won a contest to design the new Chicago Tribune building when he was 41.


He was also known for his work on the American Radiator Building, Myrtle Beach's Ocean Forest Country Club, the New York Daily News Building, and the McGraw-Hill Building.

Family Life

His family was residing in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, when he was born. He married his secretary in 1920 and had three children.

Associated With

He may have inspired the character of Peter Keating in "The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand.