Elon Musk Net Worth 2021

What is Elon Musk’s Net Worth in 2021?

As of 2021, Elon Musk Net Worth is estimated to be 143 billion USD.

Elon Musk’s Biography

You use Paypal often to make your payments, and you ever wished to know the founder of Paypal. A South African born American named Elon Musk was born on the 28th of June 1971; he is an entrepreneur, founder of PayPal, and formed SpaceX.

Not just that, he is the founder of Tesla, an electric car manufacturing company. Amazing right? When he was 12 years old, he showed interest in computers and video games; he even sold a video game that he created to a magazine. In 1988, he left South Africa for Canada because he was looking for better fortunes that fit his career.

Elon Musk’s Family

His parents got divorced when he was just ten years old; Musk was interested in computers. He trained himself how to program, and at 12 years old, he sold his first software: a game he created named Blastar.

In grade school, Musk was short, reflective, and erudite. He was ridden until he was 15 and went for a growth spurt, and learned how to protect himself with karate and wrestling.

Musk’s mother, Maye Musk, is a famous Canadian model and the oldest woman to star in a Covergirl campaign. When Musk was still young, she had up to five jobs at one point just to support her family. Musk’s father, Errol Musk, is an affluent South African engineer.

Musk’s early childhood was spent with his brother Kimbal and sister Tosca in South Africa. His parents separated when he was 10.

Elon Musk’s Wife and Kids

Talking about his personal life, Elon Musk has been married two times; he first got married to Justine Wilson in 2000, they had six kids. Unfortunately, Elon’s first son died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). After his ex-wife filed for a divorce and in 2010, Elon got married to Talulah Riley.

Riley and Elon got divorced in 2012, but sometimes, love conquers all. In 2013 they got married again, and unfortunately, their relationship finally ended in 2016 with a divorce.


As per his education, Elon Musk attended the University of Pretoria; he was there for about five months. This was the period he was waiting for his Canada documentation. Just after he traveled to Canada, he enrolled at Queen’s University in 1989.

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Elon held two internships in Silicon Valley during the summer, which are;

  1. Pinnacle Research Institute
  2. Palo Alto-based start-up Rocket Science Games

Companies once owned by Elon Musk

Zip2 Corporation

Zip2 corporation was the first company launched by Elon in 1995; he did that with his brother Kimbal Musk. Zip2 corporation was an online city guide providing content for new websites like New York Times and Chicago Tribune. Compaq computer corporation bought Zip2 corporation for $307million.


A popular payment method, Paypal was initially founder by Elon Musk, used by millions of clients then. Elon Musk became a billionaire when eBay bought Paypal for $1.5billion in stock, though Elon owned about 11% of Paypal stock before he sold it.


Elon Musk founder his third company in 2002, named Space Exploration Technologies Corporation or SpaceX. NASA awarded SpaceX to build spacecraft for commercial space travel.


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