According to Forbes, most of Musks wealth comes from his 21% stake in Tesla. In 2010, Tesla was listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange at a price of $17 A share.
Tesla shares rose 3.5% to a new high of $2318.49 in early trading, local time.
On July 1, local time, Tesla surpassed Toyota Motor Corp., the industry leader, to become the worlds largest car manufacturer by market value. At the same time, Tesla shares have become a dazzling wealth making machine. As Teslas share price continues to rise, many retail investors who have invested in Teslas stock have become millionaires over the past decade.
Musk has become a member of the elite club with net wealth of 100 billion dollars, which has only four members, including Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world and CEO of Amazon. But according to Forbes, Musks $100 billion net wealth is only half that of Bezos.
Musk was a co-founder of PayPal, a payment company, but he later sold the company. But now, musk has some of the most promising companies in the world.
In addition to electric car maker Tesla, musk also owns SpaceX, a space exploration company, and neuralink, a brain computer interface company. Neuralink is a start-up that is developing ultra-high bandwidth BCI technology for connecting human brains to computers. On August 28, local time, neuralink held a press conference to show the neuralink device and automatic implant surgical equipment that can be operated in practice. Musk also founded the boring company, which was created to solve the problem of ground traffic congestion in the United States. Tunnels are built under busy urban streets to serve all electric public transport systems. (Tianmen Mountain) source: Netease science and technology report editor in charge: Ding Guangsheng_ NT1941
In addition to electric car maker Tesla, musk also owns SpaceX, a space exploration company, and neuralink, a brain computer interface company.