The Story of World’s Richest Man: Elon Musk
Elon was born in 1971 in South Africa. His Father was an Electromechanical Engineer and his mother a model and nutritional scientist
At the tender age of 12, Elon made a video game called Blastar and sold it for $ 500
As a teenager Elon was inspired by Isaac Asimov’s series Foundation and the thought of saving and advancing our civilization
In 1995 Elon and his partner started Zip2 a software company providing online City guides for newspaper industry.
In 1999 Elon and his partner sold Zip2 for $307 million
Elon netted $22 million and started a company called X.com
X.com was a secure payment gateway which eventually merged with Paypal and sold to Ebay in 2002 Elon netted $100 million
In 2002 Musk founded SpaceX with the goal to design, build and operate reusable space rockets.
In 2004 Musk invested $6.5 million in a car company called Tesla. The company is now worth approx. $800 billion
Elon Musk is now the richest man in the world with a networth of $225 billion
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