Kimbal Musk is a 49 years old South African restaurateur, entrepreneur and chef. He is famous as his younger sibling of the famous business magnate Elon Musk. By 2022 the net worth of Kimbal Musk has been estimated at $500 million.
Kimbal is also a member of the Board of Directors in his brother’s business, Tesla Inc. Musk is also co-founder and founder of the nonprofit organisation, Big Green and owner of The Kitchen Restaurant Group.
Life in the early years
Kimbal Musk was born on the 20th September 1972, in Pretoria, South Africa. His father owned an engineering firm and his mother, Maye Musk is a known dietician. He was raised by his parents with his older younger brother Elon as well as his younger sibling Tosca.
Concerning his academic record, Musk completed his high school education in Pretoria, South Africa. Then, he relocated towards Ontario, Canada where he went to Queen’s University to pursue a degree in business. Musk earned his bachelor’s of Queen’s University in 1995.
Kimbal Musk was married two times. He was the first to be wed to an artist who was interactive Jen Lewin. Together with Jen Lewin, he founded The Kitchen.
Kimbal and Jen shared three kids. They later split with divorce. In April 2018 He got married to an environmentalist, Christiana Wyly. Also, she is the child of billionaire entrepreneur Sam Wyly.
Kimbal Musk Career
Kimbal began the first step in his career as an entrepreneur by establishing a home-based panting company along together with College Pro Painters in the year 1994. In the in the year 1994, Kimbal along with his brother Elon founded a second company named Zip2 that provided content for online editions of the newspapers “The The New York Times” and “Chicago Tribune”. In 1999 Elon and the Musk siblings sold the business to Compaq for $307 million.
Kimbal was later a shareholder in several other emerging technology and software companies. Kimbal also invested his brother’s email payment company, X.com, which later was merged with PayPal in October 2002.
Kimbal began the community bistro known as The Kitchen in April 2004. The Kitchen was listed as One of the Top American Restaurants by several magazines.
The year 2006 was the time he was appointed to being the director of an advertising company, OneRiot. The position lasted for five years, until the year 2011. The following year, with Matheson the two of them began The Big Green. Matheson and Matheson were the first to start Big Green which was originally known as The Kitchen Community.
After a few years, Big Green went on to create the Big Green’s gardens, which included 26 in Colorado as well as sixteen gardens within Chicago and 12 elsewhere throughout the USA.
Kitchen Community Kitchen Community established 260 Learning Gardens throughout the cities in Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver and Memphis in the year 2015. In the next year, he founded an urban farm company Square Roots. Kimbal was awarded the title of World Extraordinary Entrepreneur of the Year by the World Economic Forum in the year 2018.
Kimbal Musk Net Worth
By 2022 Kimbal Musk’s wealth is estimated at around 500 million dollars. He held 130,000 shares of Tesla shares. However. up to now, he’s already sold over $100 million of Tesla shares. The Tesla equity was valued at $503 million at the time Tesla reached $880 on January 8, 2021.