|Estimated Net worth 2021||$180 billion|
|Celebrated Name||Elon Musk|
|Full Name||Elon Reeve Musk|
|Birth Date||28 June 1971|
|Place of Birth||Pretoria, South Africa|
|Phone number||Coming soon|
|Wife/Spouse||Justine Musk(2000-2008 div.), Talulah Riley (2010-2014 div.), Amber Heard (2014-2016 div.), Grimes (2017)|
|Children||Nevada Alexander Musk, Kai Musk, Griffin Musk, Xavier Musk, Saxon Musk, X AE A-XII|
|Relatives||Kimbal Musk (brother), Tosca Musk (sister), Lyndon Rive (cousin)|
|Education||University of Pretoria, Queen's University, University of Pennsylvania|
|Profession||investor, Technoogy Entrepreneur, and Engineer|
|Last Updated||July 2021|
Out of about 3,000 billionaires the world has had so far with an estimated total net worth of $13.1 trillion, Elon Musk has secured for himself the world's second-richest man in history.
Elon Musk is the next richest man after Jeff Bezos. And he has had his hands in several different companies over the years. In this post, you will be exposed to Elon Musk's full details which include his net worth, assets, contact information, marriage, as well as his investments.
Early Life & Biography of Elon Musk
Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He was born and raised in South Africa, precisely Pretoria.
Errol Musk and Maye Musk are the parents of Elon musk. His father, Errol, is a citizen of South Africa while Maye, Elon Musk's mom, is a citizen of Canada but raised in South Africa.
Errol Musk is a South African pilot, sailor, electromechanical engineer, property developer, and consultant. And his wife, Maye Musk, is a dietitian and model.
After their divorce, two years later, Elon Musk had lived with his father when growing up. Elon Musk didn't agree with his father on that, even though, his father later regretted his actions.
At 10 years old, Elon Musk took interest in computer programming and video games development. In response to the development, he started developing his mind by learning programming languages.
When he reached age 12, Elon Musk already developed his first video game he called Blastar. The creativity attracted the attention of PC and Office Technology magazine and bought the game code from him at $500.
In his childhood, Elon Musk was known to be awkward and introverted.
Education of Elon Musk
Elon Musk started his elementary education at Waterkloof House Preparatory School, and attended Bryanston High School, then moved to Pretoria Boys High School where he graduated.
At age 17, Elon Musk moved to Canada. He moved to Canada after he had briefly attended the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Getting to Canada, he attends Queen's University. Two years later, he transferred to the University of Pennsylvania. Elon Musk earned his bachelor's degrees in economics and physics at the University of Pennsylvania. He moved to California.
In 1995, Elon Musk felt the need to pursue a business career when he was to attend Stanford University in California.
Elon Musk Business Career & Assets
Elon Musk's Zip2
Originally, Musk was supposed to attend a University in California when he crossed instead to pursue a business career. His business career started when he launched Zip2. Zip2 is one of the earliest online navigation services offering platforms.
Elon Musk's X.com & PayPal
Out of the funds he got from Zip2 was used to reinvest into creating X.com. X.com is an online payment gateway portal that later turned to PayPal that we all know today.
Elon Musk's SpaceX (Space Technologies)
Although, Zip2 and X.com were later bought over by another company, yet, Elon Musk's business dream didn't become a past. He started SpaceX, Space Technologies, which targets bringing ease of affordability into space exploration, as the CEO and lead designer. Space X has $29.8 billion in private assets.
Elon Musk Ownership Stake in Tesla Company
Elon Musk bought a major share worth $114 billion into Tesla Motors. His worth of stake made him a cofounder in the company.
However, as of that time, he was also declared the CEO of an electric vehicle company.
Tesla Company is also a producer of automobile accessories, energy storage services, and merchandise. Tesla is now producing solar power systems just after it acquired SolarCity in 2016. He is a Co-founder and CEO of Tesla Company.
Elon Musk's Other Companies
Elon Musk serving as the CEO of former companies when he found two more. He established in 2016 Neuralink and The Boring Company.
Neuralink company established by Elon Musk deals in developing brain-machine connectivity devices to help people suffering from paralysis. It potentially allows individuals to mentally communicate with their mobile devices and computers.
The Boring Company
Elon Musk's Boring Company is developing boring machines for drilling tunnels meant for public transportation systems. This idea is to reduce the rate of traffic congestion in cities with a high volume of population. The Boring Company has $101 million in private assets.
Elon Musk & Justine Wilson
When Elon Musk was still attending Queen's University, he met Justine Wilson. Justine Wilson is Elon Musk's first wife as well as a Canadian author. They both got married to each other in the year 2000. Nevada Alexander Musk was their first son that died at the age of 10 weeks. They have other 5 surviving children which they shared after their divorce in 2008.
Elon Musk & Talulah Riley
After Elon Musk divorced his first wife Justine Wilson in 2008, he started dating Talulah Riley. Riley is an English actress who married Musk in 2010. The married couple divorced in 2012 but later remarried again in 2013. Another divorce was filed in late 2014, and that's the second time, finalized in 2016.
Elon Musk & Amber Heard
In 2017 after his final divorce with Talulah Riley, Elon Musk started to date, Amber Heard. They dated for several months until they left each other due to some reason.
Elon Musk & Grimes
Grimes is a Canadian musician who announced her relationship with Elon Musk in May 2018. Musk and Amber Heard had previously left each other in 2017.
Musk and Grimes gave birth to their son in May 2020 and named him "X Æ A-12"; however, the child's name was later changed to "X AE A-XII", having the first name as "X", while the last name as "AE A-XII". It was changed because it contained characters that are not captured in modern English alphabets, hence violating California regulations.
Elon Musk's Residence
Musk resided in California from the 2000s. California is the headquarters of both Tesla and SpaceX where they were founded. Elon Musk moved to Texas in 2020.
Elon Musk's Net Worth, Source of Wealth, Income 2021
As of 2021, Elon Musk has a net worth of $180 billion. Although, early in 2021, he has a net worth of $185 billion. At the start of 2020, Musk had a net worth of $27 billion.
When PayPal was bought by eBay in 2002, Elon Musk made an income of $165 million when PayPal was sold to eBay in 2002.
In 2012, Musk was first listed on the Forbes Billionaires List. As of that time, he has a net worth of $2 billion.
Elon Musk derives his source of wealth derives from Tesla. He doesn't receive a salary but a compensation plan that is in tandem with his personal earnings to Tesla's valuation and revenue.
Elon Musk's Agе, Неіght, Wеіght & Воdу Меаѕurеmеnt
Elon Musk іѕ 50 уеаrѕ оld аѕ оf 2021. Hе іѕ 1.88 m tаll and wеіghѕ аbоut 82 kg.