Cora Amelia Robinson is the grandmother of the business magnate and wealthiest person in the world, Elon Musk. An American business tycoon and investor, her grandson Elon Musk is the founder and CEO of highly valued companies like Tesla Motors and SpaceX. His other ventures include SolarCity, founded in 2006, and OpenAI, a nonprofit research company to promote AI, neurotechnology company Neuralink, started in 2016, and a tunnel construction company The Boring Company.
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|Full Name:||Cora Amelia Robinson|
|Stage Name:||Cora Amelia Robinson|
|Birthday:||August 16, 1923|
|Place Of Origin:||U.K.|
|Nationality:||U.K., South Africa|
|Spouse:||Walter Henry James Musk|
|Parents:||John Robinson and Breghie Elizabeth Robinson|
Cora Amelia Robinson’s Family Background
Cora was born on 16 Aug 1923 in Liverpool Lancashire, England to John Robinson and Breghie Elizabeth Robinson. Cora married Walter Henry James Musk on May 6, 1944, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Walter was born on August 4 Aug 1917in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. They had a son Errol Musk, who is a former South African engineer and father of business mogul Elon Musk. Cora’s husband Walter Henry James Musk died on 27 March 1986 in Pretoria, South Africa at 69. Cora died on 30 Jul 2011in Gauteng, South Africa. Including Elon Musk, Errol Musk has 5 children: Tosca Musk, Kimbal Musk, Elliot Rush Musk, Alexandra Musk, and Asha Rose Musk.
Born in Pretoria, South Africa Elon musk moved to Canada at the age of 17. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, he enrolled at Stanford University but dropped out to start his own business.
Cora Amelia Robinson’s Career
Cora’s grandson Elon Musk co-founded the web software company Zip2 with his brother Kimbal in 1995, which was bought by Compaq for $307 million in 1999. Then he co-founded X.com, an online bank. In 2000 X.com merged with software company Confinity to found PayPal, which was acquired by e-commerce giant eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion. Elon started the aerospace company SpaceX in 2002. He founded the electric vehicle manufacturing company Tesla Motors in 2004, of which he is currently serving as CEO.
Cora’s granddaughter Tosca Musk is a South African Canadian-American filmmaker. Her grandson and brother of Elon Must, Kimbal Reeve Musk is a South African restaurateur, chef, and entrepreneur.
Cora Amelia Robinson’s Family Net Worth
The information about Cora’s wealth is not available. Being the grandmother of the world’s richest person, Elon Musk owns a net worth of S$221.4 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes’ real-time billionaires list. Elon’s net worth reached $335 billion when SpaceX topped the valuation of $1.2 trillion in October 2021. He has real estate worth $100 million in different parts of the U.S. He owns 48% of SpaceX which is valued at $46 billion and 22% of Tesla which touched the market of $1 trillion in 2021.