Musk is the founder of Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and Solar City. He was born in South Africa, but he also has Canadian and American Nationality.
In 1995 he co-founded Zip2, a software company, together with his brother. In 1999 the company was sold for US$ 309 million. He later founded X.com an online payment company.
This company merged with Paypal in 2000. When Paypal was sold to eBay, Elon Musk received US$ 165 million. Later he started SpaceX and Tesla.
Gulfstream G650ER (N-628TS)
Musk is the owner of a Gulfstream G650 ER private jet. The Jet was built in 2015 and delivered to Musk in 2016.
ER stands for Extended Range, meaning a nonstop reach of the industry’s highest performance long-range business aircraft of 7,500 nautical miles/13,890 kilometers.
The jet is formally registered to Falcon Landing LLC, which name refers to Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 space vehicle.
Musk previously used a 1999 Dassault Falcon 900 B with registration N900SX (Space X).
Elon Musk Net Worth
He has a net worth of US$ 190 billion. This makes him one of the richest men in the world.
(Actually, his real-time net worth fluctuates with the value of his shares in Tesla. See his current Net Worth here)
Tesla was started in 2003 and Musk became involved in 2003 as an early investor and co-creator. Tesla Motors is an American automaker and energy storage company based in Palo Alto, California.
The company specializes in electric cars and powertrain components. The company’s Model S ranks as the world’s second best selling plug-in car. Tesla has sold more than 1,000,000 cars worldwide.
In 2020 Tesla Motor realized revenue of more than US$ 21 billion.
Space X is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California, United States.
Space X is active in technologies to reduce space transportation costs and enable the colonization of Mars. One of the products is Falcon 9 a two-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle.