Elon Reeve Musk is an entrepreneur, investor, and business magnate. He is the founder, CEO, and Chief Engineer at SpaceX; early-stage investor, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI. Do you know Elon is now the richest man on earth with 279.5 billion USD according to Forbes’s latest ranking? Here’s his Biography, Age, Wife, Children, and more.
Who is Elon Musk?
Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria South Africa. Elon co-founded the electronic payment firm PayPal and founded the spacecraft company SpaceX. He became chief executive officer of the electric-car maker Tesla.
Full name: Elon Reeve Musk
Date of birth: 28 June 1971
Place of birth: South Africa
Nationality: South African-American
Parents: Maye Musk and Errol Musk
Spouse: Talulah Riley (m. 2013–2016), Talulah Riley (m. 2010–2012), Justine Musk (m. 2000–2008)
Net worth: 279.5 billion USD
Siblings: Tosca Musk (sister), Kimbal Musk
Education: the University of Pretoria, Queen’s University, University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University(dropped out after 2 days)
Assets: Zip2, X.com, PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, SolarCity, Tesla Energy, Neuralink, and The Boring company
On March 14, 2022, Musk bought 73,486,938 shares in Twitter, 9.2% of Twitter’s overall shares, valued in April at $2.89 billion, making him the largest shareholder in the company. This investment led to Twitter’s share price increasing by as much as 27% on April 4, 2022, the release date of a Securities and Exchange Commission 13G filing stating details of this purchase of stock by Elon Musk.
After this information has become available to the public, Twitter shares experienced the largest intraday surge since its IPO in 2013. The decision to purchase shares followed Musk’s comments in March in which he questioned Twitter’s commitment to freedom of speech and said that he was considering developing a rival social media site. It was announced in April that Musk would join Twitter’s board of directors.
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