Elon Musk Net Worth - $172 Billion
Elon Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American businessman, inventor and investor who has a net worth of $172 billion. Though he wears many hats and is constantly topping his latest project, he is currently best-known for being as the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and chief product architect of Tesla Motors and chairman of SolarCity. He is also one of the wealthiest people on the planet.
As of this writing Elon Musk owns roughly 20% of Tesla's outstanding shares and 48% of the privately-held SpaceX. He also controls roughly $50 billion worth of unrealized gains on vested options earned from an extremely ambitious and generous pay package negotiated in 2018.