Elon Musk
Elon Musk
Celebrated Name: Elon Musk
Real Name/Full Name: Elon Reeve Musk
Parents: Father – Errol Musk
Mother – Maye Musk
Age: 48 years old
Birth Date: 28 June 1971
Dead or Alive: He is Alive and Kicking, Not Dead.
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
Education: Stanford University in California
Nationality/Citizenship: South Africa (1971–present) Canada (1989–present) United States (2002–present)
Ethnicity: Mixed (English, French Huguenot, Afrikaner/Dutch, German, Swiss-German-English, French Huguenot, Afrikaner/Dutch, German, Swiss-German)
Religion: Unclear
Height: In centimeters – 188 cm
In meters – 1.88 m
In Feet Inches – 6 feet 2 inch
Weight: In Kilograms – 82 kg
In lbs – 181 lbs
Body Type: Average
Famous For: Best known in space circles for launching SpaceX
Profession: Entrepreneur, Designer, Rocket Scientist, Investor, Businessperson, Inventor, Film Producer
Net Worth in 2019: $21 Billion
Last Updated: 13th November 2019

Elon Reeve Musk, or rather Elon Musk, can best be described as an inventor, investor, engineer, and business magnate. He is a man who has made billions out of his inventions and business investments that have yielded significant returns. Today he is one of the world’s most influential people and in addition, one of the wealthiest too.

He has investments in Tesla Inc, Neuralink, OpenAI, SolarCity, SpaceX, Hyperloop, and even co-founded PayPal. He is a man with a lot of visions and dreams, and among them is developing high-speed transportation systems, saving humans from extinction, and even colonizing other planets such as Mars. So, a man with such dreams and who acts on them what is his net worth considering these dreams like billions of capitals. Well, here is Elon Musk’s net worth as of 2019 and his autobiography.

Bio-Wiki, Real Name, Birthday, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity & Religion

Billionaire and entrepreneur Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa. He is the son of engineer Errol Musk and his mother, Maye Musk, was a model and a nutritionist from Canada in the US. Above all, Musk is the eldest among his two siblings; his brother Kimball (b.1972) and his younger sister Tasco (b.1974). His father’s savagery led Musk to endure an impale childhood making his parents divorce. Being engrossed in science-fiction and computers in his teen years, Musk pursued his career of business in school.

Education: School, College, University

He studied at a college in Canada and relocated to West Coast upon graduating from the University of Pennsylvania. Being a smart young man, he got a second bachelor’s in physics after he attained a bachelor’s degree in economics, making him get conceded at Stanford University in California to do a prominent doctoral program where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in energy physics. He moved to Canada in 1989 to his mother’s kin after getting Canadian citizenship.

Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Dead or Alive

Elon Musk was born on 28 June 1971, making his age 48 years old as of 13th November 2019. He is alive and kicking, not dead. His height is 6 feet 2 inches tall, and he has a body weight of 82 kg. His body type is Average.

Is Elon Musk Married? Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Elon and Justine Musk linked up in 2000 and later got married. They had five sons, namely; Damian, Griffin, Xavier, Saxon, and Kai. Their family is blessed with twins and triplets, although their first son died in 2002 after ailing from a sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Musk remarried in 2010 before getting divorced from his second wife, Talulah Riley, in 2014, although the divorce was withdrawn and filed later in 2016 by Riley herself this time. He then took Amber Heard, who they had been dating until 2018, although it was an on and off thing.

Who is Grimes? (Elon Musk’s new girlfriend in 2019)

Currently, in 2019, Elon Musk is dating singer Grimes. Grimes is a Canadian singer and reported to be the new girlfriend of billionaire and Tesla founder Elon Musk. Grimes, 31, is a singer-songwriter from Vancouver. She is of Québécois and Ukrainian, and her real name is Claire Elise Boucher. Grimes reportedly starting dating Elon Musk in March 2018.

Elon Musk And His Girlfriend, Grimes
Elon Musk And His Girlfriend, Grimes

Relationship Statistics

Marital status: Is he married/divorced/single or in a relationship? In Relationship
Does he have any relationship affair? Yes (Grimes)
Who is he Dating in 2019? Name of Girlfriend: Grimes
Is Elon Musk Gay? No
Who is his Partner? N/A
Who is his current wife in 2019? (Name) N/A
Who is his Ex-Spouse(s)‎? (Name) Talulah Riley (m. 2013–2016), Talulah Riley (m. 2010–2012), Justine Musk (m. 2000–2008)
Does he have any children? Yes (Nevada Alexander Musk, Kai Musk, Xavier Musk, Saxon Musk, Griffin Musk, Damian Musk)

Professional Career

After graduating, Elon became an apprentice at a Canadian bank, which was his only occupation prior to becoming an internet entrepreneur. He started his first company, Zip2 Corporation, in partnership with his brother while he was 24 years and landed contracts with the likes of the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune to impart ideas for their new online sites. While still a minor, he sold a video game to a computer magazine after inventing it at the age of 12. Getting his first computer, the Commodore VIC-20, at the age of 9, Musk studied it by himself and later got enticed in programming.

Mr. Musk in 1999 founded the company that administered maps and business directories, which was soon acquired at $22million by Compaq Computer.

After receiving around $22 million from the sale of Zip2, Musk went ahead to co-found X.com, which was offering online financial services. He would later merge with Confinity and come up with PayPal. PayPal would later be acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion, and he got around $116 million, which was equivalent to 11.7% of his PayPal shares, and in addition, he bought back his X.com domain.

Being interested in space exploration, he first ascertained it by reading the Soviet-era rocket manuals. He then inaugurated other companies such as the Space Exploration Technologies SpaceX, Solar City, and Tesla.

His foundation, SpaceX, was started in 2002, where it was among private companies to have alighted with the international space station. It later led to the sculpture of Falcon rocket in 2015, anticipating that one day, space would be tourism and a colony on planet Mars human’s pragmatic goals. Space X would grow to be the largest private producer of rocket engines on the planet. By exploring Mars, Musk has plans to colonize the planet by 2040 and make the planet a habitable planet by the same year.

Having an interest in electric cars, Mr. Musk among the likes of entrepreneurs Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning commenced Tesla Motors in 2004. The Roadster was the first car that Tesla launched, which traveled 394km (245 miles) after being charged singly. In addition to that, it was a sports car that went from 0-90km/hr, unlike other uneventful vehicles that were in the market.

Tesla also introduced the Model S sedan in 2012 commended by automotive experts for its consummation and design. As the current CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors, he has overseen the launch of several Tesla by-products such as Model X, Model S, among others.

Some other companies that Musk has invested in are SolarCity, which is the largest provider of solar power systems in the USA, Hyperloop, a company that deals with high-speed travel, OpenAI, a company that deals with providing intelligence, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. His career ranges from one field to the other, making him a billionaire in the process and boosting his net worth figures. Here is more about Elon Musk’s net worth.

Elon Musk Net Worth and Salary in 2019

Elon Musk Net Worth
Elon Musk Net Worth

As of November 2019, Elon Musk’s net worth is estimated to be about $21 billion. He is one of the youngest and wealthiest billionaires on the planet and 12th among tech billionaires. Elon Musk’s net worth has come forth as a result of his numerous investments and the business ideas this man comes up with now and then. He made a huge payday when PayPal, a company he co-founded, was acquired by eBay and walked away with around $168 million. SpaceX today one of his companies that valued at $20 billion. He has also got Tesla Inc., and as you can see today, Tesla cars are going for $35,000 in the market.

In addition to his businesses, Mr. Musk’s next endeavor is to invent an implant that would allow the human brain to communicate straightaway with tech devices through neuralink. Venturing into entrepreneurship led him to build a printing business, invent bifocal glasses and create the lightning rod, among other attainments, which provided the inventor with stimulation for coming up with new merchandise and starting other businesses.

11 Lesser-Known Facts you need to know about

They have called him the “disruptor, “for he is a man who wants to change the world and even go against all the laws of nature. Most of his time on earth, he has spent it trying to invent new things, we can even say he has succeeded in revolutionizing the motor world. Such a mystery man who has saved companies that were on the edge of collapsing to taking advantage of the others, what is it that you don’t know about him? Well, here a few 11 things you don’t know about Elon Musk.

1. Turned his college home into a night club

When Musk left South Africa for Canada, he enrolled in Queens University In Ontario prior to being transferred to Pennsylvania University. Here he met Adeo Ressi, who suggests they should rent a home off-campus and lucky for them, they got a ten-bedroom home. Ressi told Musk because they are the student and need money for rent, why couldn’t they turn the house into a club for students during weekends and Musk agreed.

2. Hyperloop could revolutionize everything

Imagine traveling from one city to another through a tube in supersonic speed and reaching your destination in a matter of minutes after covering hundreds of miles. An example between San Francisco and Los Angeles you can just take 30 minutes, and that’s an area where you will generally take approximately 7 hours while driving. That’s exactly the kind of transportation he is inventing now.

3. The mother is a model

Elon Musk’s net worth stands at a couple of billions, but his mother, Maye Musk, who started modeling at the age of 15, still models even today despite her age. She was in Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, and others.

4. His salary at Tesla is just $1

Where he is the CEO and chief architect of the company, you can’t imagine he just receives $1 per year as the salary, but this is because he is on the pledge list with fellow billionaires such as Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin, and others.

5. He put a signature on the pledge list

Did you know that there exists there is something called “The Giving Pledge” where you get to donate some part of your net worth to charity before you die? It was Warren Buffet and Bill Gates’s idea, so that means if he has $21 billion, he gets to give away $10.5 billion.

6. He inspired Tony Stark in the Iron Man movies

So, it’s true after all that Elon Musk had a hand in the success of Tony Stark. When Robert Downey Jr had a chat with musk, it was a game-changer to Tony Shark as his character turned to success.no wonder he was in Iron Man 2 himself, and even some portions of the film were filmed in SpaceX.

7. A victim of a bully

While in South Africa, where he started school, the fact that he was the smallest and somehow the youngest than the rest of the pupil’s bullies were all over him. He usually hated the idea of getting up and going to school because he has to be bullied by someone along the way every day.

8. He dropped from school

Did you know that Elon Musk was once a student at Stanford University? But just like his fellow billionaires such as Mark Zuckerberg who dropped out of school to start off companies Musk was no exemption, he did to start Zip2.

9. He has one of James Bond Cars

If you watched The film “The Spy Who Loved Me” 1977, that submarine car is what he purchased for $866k at an auction in 2013.

10. Made an appearance in Big Bang Theory television show

If you’re a fan of Big Bang theory, you can remember in 2015 in an episode named “The Platonic permutation,” Musk himself was washing the dishes.

11. His recipe for success is staying clean

You might be tempted to think that when you ask Elon Musk what his secret to his success is, the answer would be hard work, determination, not giving up, waking up early, meditating and such but he answered to a Reddit user that Showering is the secret.

Musk emulated the phase ’leaders are readers’ as his career began at a tender age when he was a lover of reading books, which has influenced where he is now. Talking to many people has also contributed to his success. Having read many books, one of his best is Walter Isaacson’s “Benjamin Franklin: An American Life.” Developing easier ways to carry astronauts, Musk seeks to invent a fully accessible rocket that could lift off and return to the pad it launched from lessening the amount of space journey.

The high-tech entrepreneur drifts science fiction dreams into substance by using his wealth, being the most oriented entrepreneur of all time who outwits space after attaining his childhood dream.