Elon Musk is currently the world’s richest person, with a gigantic net worth of $209 billion, followed by billionaires such as Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Mukesh Ambani, and others.
Elon Musk’s story highlights how hard effort and perseverance can help you achieve whatever you set your mind to in life, from dreaming of being the richest man alive as a child to actually being one.
Elon Musk’s journey from losing $200 billion in net worth last year to taking over Bernard Arnault twice this year to earn first place on the list of the world’s richest has not been easy.
Elon Musk currently has a net worth of $209 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, having added more than $70 billion to his wealth this year to date.
As per Bloomberg, Elon Musk’s current net worth of $209 billion mainly consists of the following:
SpaceX: $53.2 billion
The Boring Company: $3.33 billion
X Corp (formerly Twitter): $9.32 billion
Tesla: $90.4 billion
Miscellaneous: $7.44 billion
According to an April 2023 regulatory filing, Elon Musk owns around 13% of Tesla and approximately 42% of SpaceX (as of July 2023).
Elon Musk became a millionaire at the age of 27 in 1999, when he sold web software startup Zip2 to Compaq, a then-declining computer manufacturing behemoth, for $307 million.Elon Musk reportedly made $22 million from the sale of Zip2.According to TIME, he immediately went out and spent $1 million on a McLaren F1 supercar. Musk became a billionaire at the age of 41, after being a millionaire at the age of 27.