Elon Musk's net worth now exceeds $70billion or £55bn. He has had what can only be described as a very lucrative year. Elon's wealth has increased
Elon Musk’s net worth now exceeds $70billion or £55bn. He has had what can only be described as a very lucrative year. Elon’s wealth has increased by £40bn.
Tesla stock has soared by 269 percent and is now officially the most valuable car company in the world.
Elon Musk is a famous face, not just due to his wealth but also due to some of his behaviour.
One recent controversy included the public’s incredulous response to the name of his latest child, which he had with Canadian singer known as Grimes – 17 years his junior.
The child, a boy, was initially announced by his parents to have the name X Æ A-12. However this was revealed to not be legal in California law.
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Elon recently appeared to throw his weight behind Kanye West’s campaign for US presidency. He has spoken out on climate change and suggested lack of life on nearby planets could indicate this planet and the people living on it are in fact a simulation.
Fans admire Elon for his sometimes sarcastic or ironic use of Twitter.
Is Elon Musk married?
Elon Musk is not currently married to his partner Grimes, but he has been married numerous times in the past, include twice to the same woman.
A statement from his family said: “As well as a friend to many, he was a much-adored husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
“We cannot express how proud we are of the extraordinary life he led and the pleasure he brought to so many people in different countries and from all walks of life.
“He was a thoroughly honest, kind, funny and genuine man who always had time for people.
“His loss will leave a huge hole in all our lives but we are thankful for a lifetime of happy memories.”