Elon Musk Net Worth

ELON MUSK NET WORTH – Here’s how rich Tesla CEO and billionaire Elon Musk is as the richest man in the world.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk who is also one of those behind at least five (5) other giant companies remains on top of the list of the richest people across the globe. Based on the recent release of Forbes, Musk’s net worth is at $268.4 Billion now.

Elon Musk: Personal Background of the Richest Man in the World

Who Is Elon Musk & How’s His Life Prior To Becoming the Richest Person

ELON MUSK – Here are some details on the personal background of the richest man in the world as of this writing.

When it comes to wealth, the name of Tesla Chief-Executive-Officer (CEO) Elon Musk won’t fall short in the line. In fact, it soars at the top right now.

Elon Musk
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Personal Background:

Born on June 28, 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa, Elon Reeve Musk is the eldest among the three children of Errol Musk and Maye Musk. His father is a South African electromagnetic engineer, consultant, pilot, sailor, and property developer. His mother was a model and dietitian. He has a younger brother, Kimbal, and a younger sister, Tosca.

However, the parents of Elon separated and he made a choice to live with his father. Unfortunately, some things did not work well between he and his dad and he became estranged towards his father. His father remarried and he has two (2) paternal half-siblings – a brother and a sister.

Elon went to several schools such as the University of Pretoria; the Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario; the University of Pennsylvania; and the Wharton School.


In 1995, Elon and his brother Kimbal founded Zip2, a software company. They borrowed money from their father to put up the said company. In 1999, he co-founded X.com. He also founded SpaceX in the early 2001 and became part of Tesla, an electronic car-manufacturing company which he is most popular of being its CEO.


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