Jeff Bezos Steps Down As Elon Musk Becomes The Richest Man In The World

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Elon Musk just made it to the top list of the richest man in the whole world with a net worth of $185 billion, this was made possible by Thursday’s increase in Telsa’s share price.

This increment pushed Musk past Jeff Bezos who has been the richest person since 2017 till yesterday being the 7th of Jan 2021.

Talking about the richest people in the world, Elon Musk can never be an exception. He has risen from who he was to truly who he is that he is now one of the trends in the world. You might probably want to look at who is the richest person in the world. You might look at Dangote, Chimamanda, you might also look at other popular men that are affluent and also filled with hopes. But regardless of everything, Elon Musk is one of the top richest men in the world.

Now let’s go into talking about his personality

Born on the 28th day of June 1971 (49 years), Pretoria, South Africa

Married to Tallulah Riley (2013–2016). And the marriage was blessed with children; Kai Musk, Damian Musk, Griffin Musk, Nevada Alexandra Musk.

Partner; Grimes (artist) (2018)

Studied at the University of Pennsylvania (1991-1997)

His net worth is about 153.5 billion Us dollars

Citizenship;

South Africa (1971–present)
Canada (1971–present)
United States (2002–present)

Parents;

Errol Musk (father)

Maye Musk (mother)

Relatives
Kimbal Musk(brother)
Tosca Musk (sister)
Lyndon Rive (cousin)

In July 2016, he was also among the team that co-founded Neuralink, a micro technology company focused on developing brain-computer interfaces. It was during December 2016, that Musk founded The Boring Company, it was an infrastructure and tunnel construction company focused on tunnels optimized for electric vehicles.

His achievements;

Elon Musk is also known as a man of many talents. Indeed, while some people may know him as the face behind Tesla, a great and leading automotive company, others recognize him from his ambitious pursuits to colonize other planets. Isn’t it interesting?

Over many years, the ambitious entrepreneur has had lots of irons in the fire and has led multiple noteworthy ventures.

Without further ado, here are some of his achievements;

Elon Musk is a man of many talents.

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Without further ado, here are some of his achievements

Elon was an intelligent student in school, despite the fact that he wanted to grow and fly without wings
Musk was an intelligent reader from a very young age. He would spend, on average, 10 hours a day reading science fiction novels and anything else he could get his hands on. In fact, at the age of nine, he ran out of books to read at the library, so he ended up reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica before he finished fourth grade, Wow.

He Taught Himself how to Program just in Three Days
Elon’s interest in technology started evolving when he was just 10 years old. His efforts were not in vain, then when he was 12 years old, he managed to develop his own video game and sell its code for the respectable amount of 500 US dollars.

He Landed His First Internship
While in college, Elon made a habit of calling executives he read about in magazines and asking them to have lunch with him. Indeed, it was a good idea and this bold stunt landed him his very first internship at the Bank of Nova Scotia. His experience there was particularly useful, as years later he would go on to launch his own online finance business.

He Sold His First Company for 307 Million US dollars
Elon was so lucky to have his first company sold for such an amazing amount, 307 million US dollars.
It wasn’t long before their startup was sold to a bigger company for 307 million US dollars. This transaction landed Elon Musk with $22 million. Already a big Man at 27 years old.

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