The CTO, founder and CEO of SpaceX and CPA (chief product architect) of Tesla Motors. Elon is a Canadian American businessman who was born in South Africa. Elon Musk’s net worth is about $201 billion as of 2022. He is the wealthiest man on the earth currently, surpassing the net worth of other businessmen like Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates.
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As the CEO of Tesla, Elon does not receive any salary. The firm has vast milestones regarding its market capitalisation and bonus plans. The company had twelve milestones which cost $ 50 billion. After hitting each milestone, the company gained $100 billion. After a conference meeting within the board of Directors, the shares were announced quarterly.
Elon Musk’s Early Life
At the age of 10, Elon learned computer programs. He was fascinated by the technologies and their work. He was born in South Africa on 28 June 1971. From his first computer, he created a game known as Blaster at 12. He shifted to Canada for further studies at 17 years old; he left Queen University to study physics and business at Pennsylvania University. He graduated in Economics and got another bachelor’s degree in Physics. After that, he dropped out of Stanford University.
Steps Toward Success
He started his very first company named Zip2 Corporation, which is a city guide map online. Elon sold his Zip2 Corporation to a Compaq Computer in 1999 for $307 million. Musk then founded another online payment firm named X.com, which led to the establishment of Paypal. In 2002 eBay bought PayPal for $1.5 billion.
|Net worth||$201 Billion|
|Profession||Aerospace Engineer, Investor, Engineer, Designer, Businessman, Film Producer, Entrepreneur|
|Height||6 ft 2 inches|
Elon Musk’s Personal Life
Talking about Elon’s married life, he married thrice; he married Justine Wilson, a Canadian author, from 2000 to 2008 and then married Talulah Riley, an actress, twice. Elon has five sons from his different wives, he had a relationship with Grimes, a Canadian musician, and he has a son with her, known as X Æ A-Xii. Elon was also involved with Amber Heard, but later, they broke up.
Elon Musk Holdings in Real estate
He brought a mansion of $100 million to California. In 2017, Elon then got a villa spread over 50- acres and 16,000 square-foot, the estate was 100 years old and situated in the city of Hillsborough, and it cost a total of $23.364 million. Moreover, shockingly, he stated that he wanted to sell all his real estate holdings in 2020, and he did as he said he sold each house.