The American billionaire and founder of “SpaceX” and “Tesla” Elon Musk announced his separation from his life partner, Canadian singer Grimes, after a relationship that lasted 3 years, according to the British “BBC” network.
“They still love each other, get along a lot and have a good relationship,” Musk told Page Six, but work always puts them apart for long periods.
He added, “My work with SpaceX and Tesla requires my presence in Texas mainly or traveling abroad, and its work is centered in Los Angeles.”
Grimes has not yet commented on her relationship with Elon Musk and their split.
It is reported that the relations of Musk and Grimes, whose real name is Claire Ellis Bouchet, began in 2018, and they have a son named X Æ A-Xii, born in May last year.
Musk previously married, before meeting Grimes, Canadian writer Justin Wilson, and British actress Tallulah Riley.
It is reported that Musk started 2020 with a fortune estimated at $ 27 billion, and was barely among the 50 richest people, before his wealth skyrocketed during 2020.
Teslas rocket share price – which has increased more than 9-fold over the past year – added more than $150 billion to his net worth, according to CNBC.
Elon Musk surpassed Warren Buffett in July 2020 to become the seventh richest person, and in November of the same year, Musk surpassed Bill Gates to become the second richest person, and at the beginning of this year he rose to the top of the list to displace Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who rose to the throne of the richest man in the world. the world since 2017.
After amazing results and a rocket rise in Tesla shares, the value of the stock fell from 890 dollars at the beginning of this year, to about 671 dollars at the end of trading last week, with a decrease of 566 dollars per share in early March, which affected Musk, who fell from the top to Third place before returning to second place on the list.
According to the Bloomberg Wealth Index, Musk is ranked second in the list of the world’s richest people, with a fortune of about 184 billion dollars.