Roy Jacuzzi

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Roy Jacuzzi (born 1943) is an American inventor and businessman

A third generation Italian immigrant to the United States of America, in 1968 he helped market the first self-contained, fully integrated Jacuzzi whirlpool bath.[1] First generation Jacuzzi family member, Candido Jacuzzi was the inventor of the original portable, in-home Jacuzzi Whirlpool pump, see US 3297025 .[2] The water pumps that inspired the whirlpool bath were a family invention, meant to help soothe arthritis symptoms. Jacuzzi and his company hold more than 250 patents for inventions in fields ranging from pump systems to jet technology.[3]


  1. ^ "About - History". Jacuzzi Inc. Archived from the original on September 23, 2007. Retrieved February 19, 2008.
  2. ^ "What did Italian engineer Candido Jacuzzi invent in 1968? Candido invented the first self-contained Jacuzzi tub and filed the first patent for it. The patent for the first[citation needed] portable Jacuzzi was filed in 1963, Patent US 3159849 and also for the first self-contained Jacuzzi Whirlpool filed in 1964 and marketed in 1968 as the first Hydrotherapy Tub states Candido Jacuzzi as the inventor". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03.
  3. ^ "Bath fivision FAQ". Jacuzzi Inc. Archived from the original on July 3, 2008. Retrieved February 19, 2008.