Xavier Musk is among those children who came to limelight due to their famous parents. He is the son of well-known celebrity Elon Musk, who is the co-founder of Tesla and Paypal.
How did his parents’ meet?
He was born to parents Elon Musk and Justine Wilson.
His parents first met at the University of Ontario, Canada. Soon after their first meet, his father, Elon, pursued his mother for dates.
After their graduation, both of them went after their dreams.
Justine worked on her novel while Elon moved to Silicon Valley and was working on his first doe-com company called Zip2.
She made her first visit to Silicon Valley. In an essay for Marie Claire, she wrote, “One night, over dinner, he asked me how many kids I wanted to have.
“One or two,”
I said immediately,
“although if I could afford nannies, I’d like to have four.”
The couple got married in January 2000 and were blessed with five children.
Siblings, A Lot Of Numbers
His other siblings Saxon, Damian, and Kai, were born in the year 2006.
His Relationship With His Father
Xavier shares a strong bond with his father. His father seems to be dedicated to him as well as his other siblings.
Elon often takes him and his siblings to his factories in California. He makes sure that he not only plays with his children but also work together with his children.
In the picture below, we can see how his children are playing in front of a clay mockup of the Model S in the Tesla Design Center.
Xavier and all his brothers are busy designing their car while their father is proud to see them working and playing at the same time.
His Billionaire Father
His father is a wealthy man with a net worth of $23 billion, which he has earned through his career as an entrepreneur.
Elon earned an average salary of $56380 at Tesla.
He is the recipient of several prestigious awards. Below is the list of some of his achievements:
|1||2007||Inc Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year Award|
|2||2008||American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics George Low Award|
|3||2009||National Space Society’s Von Braun Trophy|
|4||2010||FAI Gold Space Medal|
|5||2015||IEEE Honorary Membership|
How did his father make this fortune?
His father sold his first dot-com company called Zip2 for $307 million in cash and $34 million in stock options.
He is the co-founder of Paypal, which was bought by eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion in stock. Moreover, he owns 54 percent of rocket maker SpaceX.
In May 2019, the company was valued at $34 billion.
The co-founder of Tesla also owns 22 percent in his company. It includes 33 million shares and 2.1 million exercisable options.
Here is a picture of one of the cars designed and manufactured by Tesla.
The compensation plan by Tesla board in 2018 reveals that Musk will receive up to $100 billion in stock options over a decade.
His father’s lifestyle
His father, Elon, is living a lavish life with his jaw-dropping net worth. He owns a house in Northern California which is worth $23.364 million.
He owns six other homes in Southern California, which include a 20000 square foot house worth $17 million, 7000 square foot house worth $20 million and a 9300 square foot house worth $24.25 million.
He spends most of his time in his factory in California. Here is a picture shared by him that perfectly describes how much of a workaholic person Elon is.
- Xavier was born in the year 2004, which makes his age 15 as of 2019.
- He had a brother named Nevada Alexander Musk, who died at ten weeks of his birth. Nevada died of sudden infant death syndrome.
- His parents got divorced in the year 2008.
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