Elon Musk Biography

– Elon Musk is the charismatic co-founder and CEO of electric car maker Tesla and rocket manufacturer SpaceX.

– Educated at the University of Pennsylvania in physics, Musk started getting his feet wet as a serial tech entrepreneur with early successes like Zip2 and X.com.

As of 2021, he has an estimated total net worth of $151 billion. He is surpassed only by Jeff Bezos as the richest person in the world.

By his own account, Musk a self-described bookworm and something of a smart aleck—he read voraciously, everything from encyclopedias to comic books.

He sold the BASIC code for the game to a magazine called PC and Office Technology for $500.

Mr Musk is the world's richest person, according to Forbes magazine, with an estimated net worth of $273.6bn

In 1995, with $28,000 and his younger brother Kimbal at his side, Musk started Zip2, a web software company that would help newspapers develop online city guides.

X.com was merged with a money transfer firm called Confinity, and the resulting company came to be known as PayPal.