Kimbal Musk Biography
Kimbal Musk is a South African Canadian-American entrepreneur, chef, and restaurateur. However, he owns The Kitchen Restaurant Group, a cluster of “community” restaurants found in Colorado, Chicago, and Indianapolis.
Kimbal Musk Quick Facts
These are quick facts you may need to know about Kimbal Musk :
- Birth Name: Kimbal Musk
- Age: 50 years old as f 2022
- Birthday: 20 September
- Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.93 m)
- Father: Errol Musk
- Mother: Maye Musk
- Relationship: Married
- Net Worth: $700 million
- occupation: entrepreneur, chef, and restaurateur.
- Net worth: $700 million
Kimbal Musk Age
Musk is 50 years old as of 2022. He was born on 20 September 1972 in Pretoria, South Africa. He celebrates her birthday on 20 September every year.
Kimbal Musk Height
Musk stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.93 m) tall and weighs 90 kg (198 pounds).
Kimbal Musk Education
After finishing high school in Pretoria, South Africa, Musk quit to meet his brother in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and enrolled at Queen’s University to pursue a degree in business. While in school, he first operated at Scotiabank. Subsequently, graduated with his degree from Queen’s University in 1995.
Kimbal Musk Family
Musk was born and raised in Pretoria, South Africa by his affectionate and devoted parents. His father Errol Musk had his own engineering practice and his mother, Maye Musk, is a prominent dietician. Musk grew up with his brother Elon, sister Tosca, and many cousins.
Kimbal Musk Wife
Musk is happily married to his loving and devoted Jen Lewin, with whom he established The Kitchen. The partners had three kids concurrently and thereupon divorced. He lives in Boulder, Colorado. In April 2018, he married Christiana Wyly, an environmental activist and the daughter of billionaire Sam Wyly.
Kimbal Musk Net Worth
Musk has an estimated net worth of $700 million.
|Source of Income||entrepreneur, chef, and restaurateur.|
|Net Worth||700 million.|
Kimbal Musk Career
Musk began his professional career while still in high school. He began operating at Scotiabank. This was followed by his business degree from the university, and following graduation, his first incident was a home picture business. In the year 1994 Musk’s first incursion into entrepreneurship with College Pro Painters, a home portrait firm.
With funding from angel investors, Musk, Kimbal, and Greg Kouri established the online software firm Zip2 in 1995. The company Zip2 was sold for $307 million in 1999. He has funded multiple novice software and technology businesses after they sold Zip2.
His brother Elon Musk founded x.com, Kimbal Musk and Elon Musk was an early investor in a firm, X.com, which provides online financial services and electronic payments. X.com acquired the popular money transfer system PayPal which was purchased by eBay for $1.5 billion in shares in October 2002.
He established The Kitchen Restaurant Group. It is a network of family restaurants spread throughout the United States situated in Colorado, Chicago, Cleveland, Memphis, and Indianapolis. He is also a well-known businessman. They have locations in Memphis and Indianapolis as well.
He is also the co-founder and chairman of Square Root, an urban farming firm that grows food in hydroponic, indoor, climate-controlled shipping containers situated in Brooklyn, New York. Musk is currently a member of the Tesla Inc. and SpaceX boards of directors. From 2013 until 2019, he served on the board of directors of Chipotle Mexican Grill.
Kimbal Musk Controversy
Musk’s restaurant group gathered funds (called the ‘Family Fund’) from employees to shield against hardships and personal crises, but during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, the restaurants closed ‘permanently’ and the employees were locked out of the funds they contributed to over the life of the restaurant’s existence.
Thereafter, the restaurants reopened but reportedly did not restore the fund to those who contributed. Musk afterward disputed earlier reports of the controversy, citing the lack of facts by journalists. The Kitchen Restaurant Group reports ‘The Fund’ now receives contributions from owners and customers; as tips for take-out orders are rerouted to the fund and then matched by the owners. The group also reports that grants have been awarded to date and moving forward both furloughed and laid-off workers will be considered.