Elon Musk Liquid Net Worth – The Richest Man in the World

Elon Musk Liquid is a business magnate and investor. He is the CEO of  Tesla, Inc,  SpaceX, The Boring Company, and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI

Elon Musk Liquid Net Worth

Elon Musk Liquid’s net worth is more than $200 billion making him the richest man in the world according to Bloomberg and Forbes. However, his liquid net worth is estimated only to be $20 billion. 

Tesla is an automotive company, mainly manufacturing electric cars, based in Houston, Texas. Musk has been the CEO of the company since 2008 and its largest shareholder. SpaceX is a spacecraft manufacturer located in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by Musk and aims to reduce the cost of space transportation to colonize Mars. The Boring Company was also founded by Musk, and is an infrastructure company.

Together with his brother, he founded Zip2, a web software company. It was acquired by Compaq. Elon also founded an online bank called X.com which merged with Confinity in 2000 to form PayPal.

Recently, he bought Twitter for about $44 billion.

He is the president of the Musk Foundation, an organization that helps advance scientific research and education.

Even though he is massively wealthy, Musk confirmed in one interview that he doesn’t have much cash. Most of his fortune is in stocks and shares in his various companies.

Personal Life

Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971 to Canadian mother and South-African father in Pretoria, South Africa, where he was also raised. When he was 12, he was able to create a video game and then sold it to a computer magazine.

He went to the University of Pretoria before migrating to Canada when he was 17. In 1988, he acquired a Canadian passport and migrated to look for better opportunities.

He enrolled at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and then transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after two years. At UPenn, he received his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Physics. 

In 1995, he moved to California to attend Stanford University. He then chose to pursue a business career and founded Zip2 with his brother Kimbal Musk.

Professional Career

His software company Zip2 was sold to Compaq Computers for $307 million. Elon Musk made $22 million from the deal. He used $1 million from that money to buy himself a McLaren sports car and used the remaining to establish X.com which later became Paypal.

Paypal was sold to eBay for $1.4 billion. Musk got a $100 million payout. He used most of the proceeds to start  Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX). Musk believes that for humanity to survive, we must become a multi-planet species. He founded SpaceX to reduce the cost of space travel and to colonize Mars. 

In 2004, he joined Tesla as an investor. The following year, Tesla launched its first car called the Tesla Roadster. The company went public in 2010 at $17 per share and a market cap of $1.33 billion. Tesla reached a $1 trillion valuation in 2021 and SpaceX was valued at over $100 billion.

Elon Musk Dating History

Elon Musk was married to Justine Wilson from 2000 to 2008. Their first born died due to sudden infant death syndrome. They have a set of twins and a set of triplets.

His second marriage was to actress Talulah Riley. They were married twice, in 2010, and 2013.

The billionaire also briefly dated American actress Amber Heard.

Now, Musk is with the Canadian Musician, Grimes, and they have two children together

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