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One among the world richest entrepreneur, Elon Musk who started his career from his earliest life.

He is a famous and well celebrated entrepreneur in the world. A business magnet and Investor.


Elon Musk is from South Africa, he was born on the 28th of June 1971 in Pretoria South Africa, he is 51 years now. 

His father Errol Musk is a South African engineer, his mother is a Canadian woman, Maye Musk, she is a model and dietician.

He has a brother Kimbal Musk, a sister Tosca Musk and a cousin Lyndon Rive.

Although his parents are divorced, he spent his childhood life in South Africa and got his first personal computer at the age of 9, he had interest in programming and started learning it. 

At the age of 12 he created a video game which he later sold to the computer magazine.


He got married to a Canadian author in 2000, Justin Wilson, whom he met at Queens University in Ontario, then got divorced 2008.

 In 2010 got married to Talulah Riley and got divorced 2012, got married to her again in 2013 later divorced again in 2016.

He had a partner Grimes in 2018 to 2021.


Elon Musk has 10 children. His first son Nevada Alexander Musk in 2002 died of sudden syndrome, or SIDS.

  1. Griffin Musk
  2. Vivian Musk
  3. Kai Musk
  4. Saxon Musk
  5. Damian Musk
  6. X AE A-XII Musk
  7. Exa Dark Sideræl Musk

The newest twins names are yet to be know for some confidential reasons.

Griffin and Vivian are twins. Kai, Saxon and Damian are triplet . X was originally named X Æ A-12, but “Æ” and “12” violated California law for not being part of English alphabet, that made his parents to change his son.


AS of October 2022 his net worth was estimated to be at around $251 billion by forbes 400 richest people in America

He had cofounded 6 (six) companies including electrical car maker Tesla, rocket producer spaceX and tunneling startup boring company, co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAl and now a share holder of 82% of Twitter, that makes him the owner and CEO of Twitter

Elon Musk the CEO and founder of Tesla owns about 25% of Tesla between stock and options, but has pledge more than half of his stock as collateral for loans 


Elon Musk started his career at a very young  age, when he first created a video game at the age of 12 that he later sold to the computer magazine.


Elon Musk was born and brought up in Pretoria, South Africa. He attended the university of Pretoria later moved to Canada at the age of 17, he acquired citizenship through his Canadian mother.

Two years later, he matriculated at Queens University and transferred to the University of Pennsylvania, where he received bachelors degrees in economics and physics. He later then moved to California in 1995 to attend Stanford University but decided to instead pursue a business career. 


Elon Musk and his brother Kimbal started a software company Zip2 that was later sold to Compaq for $307 million in 1999, he received $22 million, 7% of shares from it.

He Invested $10 million out of the money that same year (1999), he founded X.COM, a financial service provider company, which merged with confinity in 2000 to form Paypal. In 2002 ebay bought Paypal for $1.5 billion.

In 2002 he started a big company SpaceX with $100 million, this company is currently working on making space vehicle. According to Musk, he is working on a plan to to settle humans on mars by 2030. In 2004, he was an early investor in the electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors, Inc, Now Tesla, Inc.

In 2006 he helped create SolarCity, a solar energy company that was later acquired by Tesla and became Tesla energy. In 2015, he co-founded OpenAl, a nonprofit research company. In 2016 he co-founded Neuralink, this company is focused on developing brain-computer interfaces. He founded the Boring company, a tunnel construction company.


On 14 of April 2022, Elon Musk made an unsolicited offer to purchase the twitter company for $43 billion, which twitter responded with a “poison pill” strategy to resist a hostile takeover, on April 25, Twitter board decided to sell the company to him for $44 billion.

On October 2022, the deal closed when Musk tried to back out and Twitter sued. Now Musk owns an estimated 82% of the company, which makes him the new owner of Twitter.

The post ELON MUSK: BIOGRAPHY, NET WORTH, TWITTER, EDUCATION, AGE, FAMILY. first appeared on EmpiresWorld and is written by the Amos Sunday

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