Elon Reeve Musk, born 1971 is a South African-born entrepreneur and business tycoon. He has a net worth of $20.9 billion and is listed by Forbes as the 53rd richest person in the world.
A highly intelligent individual, Elon obtained a degree in physics from the University of Pennsylvania and then an Economics degree from Wharton. He started a PhD program but left soon after to jump into entrepreneurial pursuits.
He founded a company called Zip2 which was later acquired by Compaq for more than $340 Million. He then launched a payments company X.com which through a series of mergers and acquisitions evolved into PayPal before being sold to eBay for $1.5 Billion.
In May 2002 Musk founded SpaceX and a year later electric care maker Tesla. He is an absolute visionary of an entrepreneur and is aiming to change not only our world but hopes to colonize Mars one day as well. NO one can ever fault him for not dreaming big.
Elon Musk has a net worth of $20.9 Billion.