Elon Musk net worth: Elon Musk is a South African-born entrepreneur who has a net worth of $9.4 billion. Elon Musk is an engineer and entrepreneur who began computer programming when he was 10. He sold his first commercial computer program by the time he was 12. The first company he founded, Zip2 was acquired by AltaVista for $340 million in cash and stock. He would eventually go on to co-found PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla Motors, among other entities. When eBay acquired PayPal for $1.5 billion in October 2002, Musk's 11.7% earned him a $165 million payday. Elon is currently the CEO of SpaceX, SolarCity, and Tesla. Today, Elon Musk own 28% of Tesla, which as of August 2013 has a market cap of $18.1 billion. That means Elon's stake in Tesla alone is worth more than $5 billion.
Elon Musk is a South African born Canadian-American engineer, business magnate, investor, and inventor. He is currently the CEO & CTO of SpaceX and CEO & Chief Product Architect of Tesla Motors. He founded SpaceX, Tesla Motors and PayPal.
Date of Birth
- June 28, 1971
- Elon R. Musk
- 5 ft 11 in (1.81 m)
- South Africa
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Elon Musk Videos
Why Elon Musk Is Comparing Artificial Intelligence To NukesElon Musk says artificial intelligence could be more dangerous than nukes. Is he being too fatalistic?
Elon Musk Says Artificial Intelligence Might Be More Dangerous Than NukesElon Musk, the CEO and founder of the electric car company Tesla Motors, and the space technology company SpaceX has shared his thoughts on artific...
Elon Musk Responds To Ad, Says Tesla Changes Coming SoonTwo Tesla owners took out a full-page ad to suggest a few changes to Tesla, and CEO Elon Musk responded by saying changes coming soon.
Elon Musk Interviewed On 60 Minutes - YouTubeElon Musk, CEO and CTO (Chief Technical Offocer) of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, interviewed ...