Tesla Inc. (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is also the head of SpaceX, a private spaceflight firm. He has become a household name as an entrepreneur.

In April 2022, Musk began discussions to buy out Twitter Inc. (TWTR), the company he co-founded with PayPal (PYPL). Musk was also an early investor in a number of other tech startups.

As of June 2022, he had a net worth of $220 billion, making him the world’s richest person. 1 In 2021, Musk became the first person to overtake Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN).

Early Life and Education Pretoria-born Elon Musk was the eldest of three children, and he is now the CEO of Tesla Motors. An engineer from South Africa, and a model.

Bullied as a Child In addition to attending Waterkloof House Preparatory School, where he started a year early, Musk graduated from Pretoria Boys High School.

Personal Life Of Elon Musk In 2000, Elon Musk married Canadian author Justine Wilson whom he met at Queen’s University, Ontario. The couple had 6 sons. The first son died due to SIDS.

Early Accomplishments Musk turned to technology as a form of escape. At the age of ten, he learned to program on a Commodore VIC-20, a low-cost home computer from the 1980s.

Musk’s College Years Musk moved to Canada when he was just 17 years old. Through his mother, he would eventually become a citizen of Canada.

Entering the U.S. After two years at Queen’s University, Musk transferred to Penn. He took on two majors, but he didn’t spend all of his time at the university working.

Notable  Accomplishments Elon Musk left his native South Africa at the age of 24 to study physics at Stanford University. However, with the explosion of the Internet and the growth of Silicon Valley.

X.com Kimbal Musk, the younger brother of Elon Musk, helped him start Zip2, a web software company that would assist newspapers to create online city guides. Compaq Computer Corp.

Musk indicated in a 2018 interview that PayPal’s “after-tax profits” totaled $180 million. “There was a total of $200 million invested in the three companies: SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity.

Tesla Initially, he invested $6.3 million in the electric car project, which was then known as Tesla Motors, and joined the team of investors.

SpaceX Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, better known as SpaceX, was founded with most of the money from Musk’s PayPal shareholding.

Twitter In April 2022, Musk revealed that he had a 9.2 percent ownership in the company. Responding with an offer of a position on the Twitter Board of Directors.

Personal Eccentricities On September 7, 2018, during a podcast interview, Tesla CEO Elon Musk smoked marijuana. Just a month prior, Musk tweeted that he was considering taking Tesla private.

Elon Musk’s Net Worth As of June 28th, Musk is worth USD 234 billion, according to Forbes. In contrast, his fortune peaked in November 2021 at USD 340 billion.

With PayPal, Tesla Motors, SolarCity, and SpaceX—all game-changers in their own right—Musk has defied his doubters and made the most money anyone has ever made.