Elon Musk Net Worth And His Journey


I don’t think that I need to tell you who is Elon Musk often known as Elon Reeve Musk to anyone, as he is already everywhere on the internet and news channel. But for the purpose of this article that is Elon Musk net worth, I think knowing about his early life is necessary as well. So without a further ado let’s get started.

Elon Musk Wiki

Elon Musk was born on 28th June 1971 in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. He was an avid reader since his childhood. When he was 10 years old, he developed a deep interest in computing. And he was so passionate that only at age of 14 he taught himself programming.

And later on, Musk coded a video game called Blastar and sold it to a magazine for about $500. A web version of his game is still available and you can also play too (I’m not adding the link to this game because I don’t think it will be relevant but if you want the link to his game, just drop a comment about it and I will drop the link to this game 🙂 ).

Even after being such a special kid Elon Musk was severely bullied throughout his childhood, and once a group of boys threw him off the stairs and beaten him till he became unconscious and later on he was hospitalized for treatment.

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Elon Musk Journey

After facing a ton of difficulties, Musk completed his education. Then in 1995, Elon Musk and his brother, Kimbal, started a new web software company named Zip2 with money generated by some small group of investors. After getting a really great success with Zip2, Compaq acquired Zip2 for US$307 million in cash and $34 million in stock options in February 1999.

In March 1999 Elon Musk started the company X.com, with the funds that he gained after selling Zip2.


The X.com was an online financial service and email payment company. A year later, X.com merged with Confinity, which had money transfer service called PayPal. And later on, eBay acquired PayPal for $1.5 billion in stock.

And later on, Elon Musk started dominating and competing everyone in every industry. He started several startups like SpaceX, Tesla, SolarCity, Hyperloop, OpenAI, Neuralink, The Boring Company, and Thud. And he achieved massive success in every industry he stepped in.

That’s it for Elon Musk’s wiki and journey, because if we continue this topic, this article will go to about 10K words for sure ;P So now, let’s move to our main topic and that is Elon Musk net worth.

Elon Musk Net Worth

 Including all of his different business, Elon Musk makes huge profit every year. Last time when SpaceX’s 3 lauches were failed, he faced a huge loss but again in 2017 he again came back with a massive profit. Here is a table with depicts everything about Elon Musk net worth

Elon Musk Net Worth 2018:$19.7 Billion
Elon Musk Net Worth 2017:$20 Billion
Elon Musk Net Worth 2016:$4.17 Billion
Elon Musk Net Worth 2015:$7.71 Billion

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