Elon Musk’s Net Worth 2021: Age, Height, Bio, Wife, Kids, Income

How much Elon Musk’s net worth in 2021?

Net Worth in 2021$195 billion
Full NameElon Reeve Musk
Nick Name Elon
Birth PlacePretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
BirthdayJune 28, 1971
Age 49 Years old (as of 2021)
Occupation Business Magnate, Investor, Engineer
Sun SignCancer
EducationCollege of Arts and Sciences, Stanford University
Girlfriend Talulah Riley (2008-2016), Amber Heard (2016-2017, 2017-2018)
Wife Justine Wilson (m.1990-div. 2008), Talulah Riley (m. 2013–2016)
Children 5
SonGriffin Musk, Xavier Musk,  Kai Musk, Saxon Musk, Damian Musk

Who is Elon Musk? Biography

Elon Musk, the world’s richest person (2021), is a business magnate, engineer, and industrial designer. As of 2021, Elon Musk’s net worth stands at $195 billion ( up 548% from one year ago).

Elon is the CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc. Moreover he is the chief designer, CEO, CTO, and founder of an American aerospace manufacturer, SpaceX.

Musk is also the founder of the construction services company, The Boring Company; co-founder of neurotechnology company, Neuralink; co-chairman of a research laboratory, OpenAI.

In this new year (2021), Elon Musk became the world’s richest person overtakes Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com Inc.

A 6% rise in Tesla (TSLA) shares the uplifted CEO’s stock holdings value and options by $10 billion. This moderated rise raised his net worth to around $191 billion.

On the other hand, Jeff Bezos’s Amazon (AMZN) shares rose by less than 2% by about $3 billion. This put Bezos’ net worth at $187 billion.

But the next question is, Is this a temporary bump?

Will electric-automaker, Musk stay at the top of the list of the world’s richest person rankings for the rest of 2021?

well! it all depends on Tesla’s (TSLA) stock price performance.

In 2020, Tesla (TSLA) shares up by 1,030% since the market bottom.

Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Elon Musk’s Age in 2021:
49 years old

Elon Musk’s Net Worth & Salary

In 2021, Elon Musk became the world’s richest person. His rocketing net worth of $191 billion up by 548% from one year ago.

In 2018, he was ranked in the 25th position in the list of The World’s Most Powerful People according to Forbes.

As of January 7, 2021, he surpassed the founder of Amazon.com Inc., Jeff Bezos, and make the richest person in the world with an amazing net worth of $195 billion.

Elon Musk’s Net Worth Highlights

Here is the list of Elon Musk’s current and previous years net worth:

What is Elon Musk's Net Worth in 2021 and how does he make his money?
Elon Musk’s Net Worth 2021? Age, Height, Girlfriends, Wife, Children & Revenue?

January 7, 2021:

$195 billion ( surpassed Jeff Bezos and became the richest person in the world )

November 24, 2020:

$128 billion (surpassed Bill Gates and became the second-richest person in the world first time)

On November 17, 2020:

$100 billion (surpassed Mark Zuckerberg and became the third-richest person the first time)

August 2020: $90 billion

Net worth on July 13, 2020: $80 billion

Elon Musk’s Net worth on July 10, 2020: $70 billion

January 1, 2020: $28 billion

The year 2020 was the big year for Elon Musk. On January 1, 2020, Elon’s net worth was estimated at $28 billion. He ended the year 2020 with an amazing net worth of $170 billion as of January 1, 2021.

How Much Elon Musk’s Net Worth Raised in 2020-2021?

Elon Musk graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics in 1997 from the Wharton School. He also got a Bachelor of Arts degree in physics from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Zip2

In 1995, Elon started a web software company, Zip2 with his brother Kimbal. They started the company from a rented office located in Palo Alto. In February 1999, an American IT company acquired the company, Zip2 for US$307 million. He received around US$22 million from the sale of his shares i.e 7%.

X.com and PayPal

In March 1999, Elon co-founded online financial services, X.com, and an e-mail payment company.

He began the company with US$10 million. In the following year, the company merged with a software company, Confinity. Confinity had a money-transfer service, PayPal. In 2002, PayPal

was acquired by a multinational e-commerce corporation, eBay for US$1.5 billion.

Elon received around US$165 million. In 2017, he bought the domain X.com from PayPal. The amount was not disclosed to date.

SpaceX

In 2001, Elon Musk conceived an American aerospace manufacturer, Mars Oasis for an experimental greenhouse on Mars.

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In 2001, he visited Moscow with an American entrepreneur and engineer, Jim Cantrell to purchase refurbished Dnepr Intercontinental ballistic missiles.

To accomplish his long term goal of creating a true spacefaring civilization, he founded Space Exploration Technologies Corp or SpaceX in 2002.

Tesla

In 2003, Tesla, Inc. was founded by American engineers Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard. Later, Elon joined the company as chairman.

In 2008, Tesla Motors launched its first electric sports car, the Tesla Roadster. Its other electric cars include Model S sedan (2012), Model X (2012), etc.

As of 2016, Elon Musk owned 28.9 million Tesla shares, which means near about 22% of the company. Musk owns 38,658,670 shares of Tesla in 2019 ( 20.8% of all Tesla shares).

SolarCity: the subsidiary of Tesla, Inc.

SolarCity was initially founded by Musk’s cousins Lyndon and Peter Rive. In 2012, Elon announced its collaboration with Tesla, Inc. to

use electric batteries to smooth the impact of rooftop solar on the power grid. By 2013, it became the second-largest solar power provider in the US.

Neuralink

In 2016, a neurotechnology company, Neuralink was co-founded by Musk. In 2020, Elon described a device “a Fitbit in your skull” to cure blindness, paralysis, deafness, and other disabilities.

The Boring Company

In 2016, when Elon stuck in traffic he tweeted, ” I am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging.” The company was called “The Boring Company.”

How Real Estate Investment contributes to Elon Musk’s Net Worth?

Elon owned property worth around $100 million in California. He also owns a 100-year-old, villa of 16,000 square-foot in Northern

California town for $23.364 million in 2017.

Additionally, he is the owner of six homes located in Los Angeles. Elon owns one more 20,000 square-foot house, which he bought in 2012 for $17 million.

Apart from the above, Elon is the owner of a 7,000 square-foot house, a 9,300 square-foot house which he bought for $20 million in 2015 and $24.25 million in 2016.

Recently in 2020, Elon surprised by announcing that he is going to sell his worldly possessions behind with his LA homes. By 2020, he sold his 4 homes to a buyer at once.

Elon Musk’s Wife, Girlfriends, & Kids

  1. First Wife: Justine Wilson (m. 2000 – div. 2008)
Elon Musk's ex-wife Justine Wilson
Elon Musk’s ex-wife Justine Wilson

Elon met Wilson while studying at Ontario’s Queen’s University. In 2000, the couple was married.

Unfortunately, their first son died at the age of 10 weeks due to sudden infant death syndrome. After that, they blessed with five sons,

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twins in 2004 and triplets in 2006 through Vitro fertilization. In 2008, the couple decided to separate.

Justine Wilson is an author born on September 2, 1972, in Peterborough, Ontario. Her birth name is Jennifer Justine Wilson.

  1. Second Wife: Talulah Riley (m. 2010 – div. 2012)
Elon Musk's Wife, Girlfriends, & Kids
Elon musk’s wife Talulah Riley

In 2008, he began to date Talulah Riley. In 2010, the couple married. Unfortunately, in 2012 he announced on

tweeter about ended their relationship. He tweeted to Talulah as “It was an amazing four years. I will love you forever. You will make someone very happy one day.”

In 2013, Elon remarried Talulah Riley. But again he filed for a divorce in 2014. The divorce was finalized in 2016.

Who is Talulah Riley?

Talulah Riley is an English actress best known for her role in the Western television series Westworld. She was born on 26 September 1985 in Hertford, England, U.K.

In 2018, Elon revealed with a Canadian musician Grimes that they were dating each other. In 2020, Grimes announced her pregnancy and gave birth to a son on 4th May 2020.

Grimes is a Canadian musician, songwriter, singer, record producer, visual artist, and music video director. She was born Claire Elise Boucher on March 17, 1988, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Elon Musk’s famous Quotes

Elon Musk's famous quotes

Physics is really figuring out how to discover new things that are counterintuitive, like quantum mechanics. It’s really counterintuitive.

Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time. Sometimes it will be ahead, other times it will be behind. But brand is simply a collective impression some have about a product.

Elon Musk‘s Height, Weight, and Physical Stats

Do you want to know the physical appearance, height, and weight of Elon Musk? Have a look below:

Height6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm
Weight92 kg or 202.5 lbs
RaceWhite
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorGreen

Elon Musk‘s Height

How tall is Elon Musk?

Elon Musk is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and his weight is listed as 92 kg or 202 lbs.

His hair color is light brown while his eye color is green.

The Business Magnate is in great physical shape thanks to his lifestyle. He frequently runs, lifts, and does squats, push-ups, and deadlifts.

He also eats small portions and limits his sugar and starch intake.

Elon Musk‘s Social Media Profiles

Elon Musk is active in social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.

He has more than 41.7 million followers on his Twitter account, and he has about 196K followers on the Instagram account as of 9 January 2021.

Twitter Account (@elonmusk):

https://twitter.com/elonmusk

Instagram Account (@elonmusk):

https://www.instagram.com/elonmusk/

Summary

As of 9 January 2020, Elon Musk’s net worth stands at $210 billion. With this net worth, he became one of the richest people on the planet.
Most of his fortune comes from his 48% stake in SpaceX as well as a 20% stake in Tesla.

Source of Information

IMDb, Wikipedia, Forbes.com

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