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Elon Musk

Elon Musk Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $100 Billion

Net Worth:$100 Billion
Full NameElon Reeve Musk
Birthday:June 28, 1971
Country of Origin:South African-born, Canadian-American 
Source of Wealth:Aerospace Engineer, Entrepreneur, Investor, Designer, Businessperson, Inventor

Elon Musk Net Worth

Elon Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American businessman, inventor, and investor. He is the founder, CEO, CTO, and chief designer of SpaceX; early investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018. Also that year, he was ranked 25th on the Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People, and was ranked joint-first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019

When Elon’s net worth topped $70 billion for the first time on July 10, 2020, roughly $15 billion was attributable to the privately-held SpaceX and the remaining $55 billion was from Tesla. On July 13, 2020 when Elon’s net worth hit $80 billion for the first time, $15 billion came from SpaceX and $65 billion came from Tesla.

In August 2020 two important factors pushed Elon’s net worth above $90 billion for the first time. First, in mid-August Tesla shares hit an all-time high of $1,900. At that level, the company’s total market cap was $350 billion. Elon’s 20% stake was worth $70 billion. The second factor was an increased valuation of SpaceX which was officially confirmed on August 18, 2020. The fundraising round increased SpaceX’s private valuation to $46 billion, up from $36 billion. At a valuation of $46 billion, Elon’s 48% stake adds $22 billion in pre-tax wealth to Elon’s net worth.

Musk was born to a Canadian mother and South African father and raised in Pretoria, South Africa. He briefly attended the University of Pretoria before moving to Canada when he was 17 to attend Queen’s University. He transferred to the University of Pennsylvania two years later, where he received dual bachelor’s degrees in economics and physics. He moved to California in 1995 to begin a Ph.D. in applied physics and material sciences at Stanford University, but dropped out after two days to pursue a business career. He co-founded Zip2, a web software company, which was acquired by Compaq for $307 million in 1999. Musk then founded X.com, an online bank. It merged with Confinity in 2000, which had launched PayPal the previous year and was subsequently bought by eBay for $1.5 billion in October 2002.

In May 2002, Musk founded SpaceX, an aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, of which he is CEO and lead designer. He joined Tesla Motors, Inc. (now Tesla, Inc.), an electric vehicle manufacturer, in 2004, the year after it was founded, became its product architect, and became its CEO in 2008. In 2006, he helped create SolarCity, a solar energy services company (now a subsidiary of Tesla). In 2015, Musk co-founded OpenAI, a nonprofit research company that aims to promote friendly artificial intelligence.

In July 2016, he co-founded Neuralink, a neurotechnology company focused on developing brain-computer interfaces. In December 2016, Musk founded The Boring Company, an infrastructure and tunnel construction company focused on tunnels optimized for electric vehicles. In addition to his primary business pursuits, Musk envisioned an open-source high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop based on the concept of a vactrain.

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Drake

Drake Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $300 Million

Net Worth:$300 Million
Full NameAubrey Drake Graham
Birthday:October 24, 1986
Country of Origin:Canada
Source of Wealth:Rapper, Singer, and Actor.

Drake Net Worth

Drake is a Canadian-born actor, producer and rapper who has a net worth of $300 million dollars.  Drake is consistently one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world.An influential figure in modern popular music, Drake has been credited for popularizing singing and R&B sensibilities in hip hop.

Gaining recognition by starring as Jimmy Brooks in the CTV teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001–08), Drake pursued a career in music releasing his debut mixtape Room for Improvement in 2006; he released the mixtapes Comeback Season (2007) and So Far Gone (2009) before signing with Young Money Entertainment. Since first gaining mainstream success, Drake has earned more than $550 million in his career before taxes and lifestyle costs.

Among the world’s best-selling music artists, with over 170 million records sold, Drake is ranked as the highest-certified digital singles artist in the United States by the RIAA. As of this writing, he has won four Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, a record 34 Billboard Music Awards, two Brit Awards, and three Juno Awards.

Drake has achieved 10 number-one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and holds further Hot 100 records; he has the most top 10 singles (54), the most charted songs (258),the most simultaneously charted songs in one week (27), the most Hot 100 debuts in one week (22), and the most continuous time on the Hot 100 (431 weeks).

He additionally has the most number-one singles on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Hot Rap Songs, and Rhythmic Airplay charts.

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LeBron James

LeBron James Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $1.2 Billion

Net Worth:$1.2 Billion
Full NameLeBron Raymone James Sr.
Birthday:December 30, 1984
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Professional Basketball Player, Entrepreneur

LeBron James Net Worth

LeBron James is an American professional basketball player and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1.2 Billion. Nicknamed “King James“, he is widely considered one of the greatest players of all time. As of this writing, James has won four NBA championships, four NBA MVP awards, four NBA Finals MVP awards, three All-Star MVP awards, and two Olympic gold medals.

James has scored the most points in the playoffs, the second-most career points, and has the seventh-most career assists. He has been selected an NBA All-Star 18 times, to the All-NBA Team a record 18 times, and to the NBA All-Defensive First Team five times. He has competed in ten NBA Finals, the third-most all-time, including eight consecutively between 2011 and 2018. 

In 2021, James was selected to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team, and in 2022 became the first member of the 10K-10K-10K Club (accumulating 10,000 or more career points, rebounds, and assists)

In June 2022, LeBron James became a billionaire, marking the first time an active NBA player has achieved that milestone, according to one calculation. Forbes said that the Los Angeles Lakers star had “maximized his business,” generating more than $1.2 billion in pretax earnings. His NBA salary from three different teams during the past 19 years had amounted to $383 million, and James had “raked in upwards of $900 million in income from endorsements and other business ventures,” the magazine said.

He earns more than $60-90 million per year in endorsements and has a $1 billion lifetime contract with Nike. He has parlayed his fame and wealth into a veritable business empire, with investments in a number of startups. He is a part-owner of Liverpool F.C.

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Rob Dyrdek

Rob Dyrdek Net Worth

2022 Net Worth: $100 Million

Net Worth:$100 Million
Full NameRobert Stanley Dyrdek 
Birthday:June 28, 1974
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Entrepreneur, Actor, Producer, Reality TV Personality, Skateboarder.

Rob Dyrdek Net Worth

Rob Dyrdek is an MTV reality star, former professional skateboarder, actor, producer, and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $100 million.

He is best known for his roles in the reality shows Rob & Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness. He also is the creator of the animated series Wild Grinders, in which he voices the series’ main character, Lil Rob. In 2014, Dyrdek was labeled as one of the “most influential skateboarders of all-time” by FoxWeekly.

Dyrdek was born in Kettering, Ohio on June 28, 1974. He got his first skateboard when he was 11 from pro-skateboarder Neil Blender. This set his desire to become a pro skateboarder on fire and it was all he focused on. In school, he thought about all the trick he would try out later, and then after school he would skate and practice until his parents called him in for the night. By the time he was 12, he got a sponsorship and began his pro-skateboarding career. At 16, he left home to move to Southern California to be a professional skateboarder.

Dyrdek is the founder of the Street League Skateboarding (SLS) skateboard competition enterprise, which has become an international event. The league offered the highest overall purse in the history of the sport ($1.6 million) for its championship event broadcast on ESPN in 198 countries. The league also partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of America to develop new skate parks in California.

Dyrdek first starred in the MTV reality series Rob & Big (aired November 2006 to April 2008) with his best friend and bodyguard Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, as well as his cousin, Chris “Drama” Pfaff, and friend Rashawn “Bam Bam” Davis.

Dyrdek has set 21 individual “Guinness Book of World Records” skateboarding records.

In 2011, Dyrdek appeared in the movie “Jackass 3.5.” That same year, Dyrdek started another show on MTV called “Ridiculousness.” Dyrdek hosted this show alongside two friends, Chanel West Coast and Sterling Brim. In 2012, Dyrdek was on the TV show “Punk’d”— on Dyrdek’s episode, Justin Bieber tried to prank the pro-skateboarded and failed. Dyrdek was also featured in the 2012 documentary, “Waiting for Lightning,” about his friend, skater Danny Way.

Through his production company he has produced “Ridiculousness,” the CMT series “The Dude Perfect Show” and a number of other shows.

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