Kimbal Musk is the younger brother of the world’s richest man, Elon Musk. Though he is not a billionaire like his elder brother, he is still a millionaire and successful founder and CEO of many establishments. He even is a board member in many of the companies owned by his brother, like Tesla, SpaceX, etc.
Besides his involvement in the companies of his elder brother, Kimbal is the co-founder of The Kitchen Restaurant Group, a restaurant chain that has many openings across the USA.
He is also the co-founder of the non-profit organization Big Green. The main idea behind Big Green is to educate children about food, the environment, healthy eating habits, and lifestyle choices.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Popular Name||Kimbal Musk|
|Real Name||Kimbal Reeve Musk|
|Date of birth||September 20, 1972|
|Age||49 years old|
|Place of birth||Pretoria, South Africa|
|Daughters||Lua Musk and Stella Musk|
|Occupation||Chef, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and|
|Net worth||500 Million USD|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
Kimbal Musk Net Worth
Kimbal might not be as wealthy and successful as his elder brother Elon, but he is still a successful entrepreneur.
He has been running many establishments of his own for many years. Besides his establishment, he also has a fair share of investment in the companies of his brothers.
All these have made him a millionaire, if not a billionaire. Kimbal has a net worth of 500 million USD.
Family and Personal Details
His mother is the oldest spokesmodel of CoverGirl and has been modeling for more than fifty years.
In the beginning, both of his parents raised him and his siblings. However, after they got divorced in 1979, his mother was the one who raised him and his siblings.
Kimbal is the middle child of his parents. He has an elder brother named Elon Musk, who is the richest man in the world. Elon earns his fortune from companies like SpaceX and Tesla.
Besides an elder brother, Kimbal also has a younger sister named Tosca Musk, a successful TV and feature films producer and director with experience in many projects.
Kimbal spent all of his childhood in South Africa with his siblings and cousins. He later moved to Canada after following in the footsteps of his elder brother, who had moved to Canada four years ago.
After arriving in Canada, he made a career for himself in the culinary world. He flourished in his restaurant business even in the USA.
Years of hard work have paid off as Kimbal is a millionaire now and is living a happy and successful life.
Kimbal Wife and Relationship
The chairman of Square Roots was previously married to the American interactive artist Jen Lewin.
Jen is a talented artist who installs arts in public places. She adds senses like sounds and lights to her art, making it more attractive.
Kimbal and Jen had a blessed married life. They even had three children between them, their two daughters Luca and Stella, and their son August.
Despite having a great bond and even three children, the couple got divorced.
After divorcing his first wife, Kimbal married his current wife, Christiana Wyly, in 2018, daughter of the billionaire American businessman Sam Wyly.
Education and High School
Kimbal went to one of the high schools in Pretoria for schooling.
Once high school was over, he left South Africa and moved to Canada.
In Canada, he joined Queen’s University to get a degree in business. He completed college in 1995 with a degree.
Though he already had a degree, he still enrolled in the French Culinary Institute in New York City to follow his passion for food.
Career and Businesses
Kimbal started working ever since he was in college. During his school days, while he was studying business, he worked for the Scotiabank in Canada.
He also started a residential painting business with pro painters in 1994 when he was still a college student.
In the same year, he and his elder brother, Elon, came up with the idea of Zip2, a company that provides online content for established newspapers in the USA like the New York Times.
Though it was successful, the brothers sold it for their future investments.
After selling the company, the brothers then divided the money to start their own companies.
Elon then set up X.com, an online financial service providing company, and Kimbal invested a portion of his share. X.com later merged with Confinity, the parent company of PayPal.
Kimbal also invested in many more new and innovative technology companies other than the companies owned by his brother.
He already had a great career as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist when he was in Canada. However, after graduating from college, he moved forward in a new direction by joining a culinary school in New York and becoming a chef.
After becoming a chef, he co-founded The Kitchen Restaurant Group with Hugo Matheson and his first wife. Jen Lewin.
The restaurants have openings in many cities in the USA like Memphis, Colorado, and Chicago, and are one of America’s top restaurants. The restaurant group also has two sister chains.
Besides earning profits from these establishments, the 49 years old also co-founded the Big Green, a non-profit organization that builds outdoor classes in the USA.
Kimbal has been taking his business and his life motto side by side. While still giving back to the community, he has also established Square roots, an urban farming company that grows organic products in shipping containers.
He also has investments and held the post of the board of directors in many companies like SpaceX, Tesla, etc.
For his achievements, many magazines and news portals covered his story.
He was also named the Most Creative People in Business and the Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017.
Like his other family members, Kimbal has also established himself as one of the most successful Musk.
Kimbal faced a bit of a situation during the lockdown because of the family fund. Before the pandemic, The Kitchen Restaurant Group introduced a system of family funds in the working space, where the employees saved up a certain amount of funds to use during difficult times.
Once the pandemic hit the world and everything closed, so did the restaurants. However, no relief funds got distributed to any of the employees.
And even when the restaurants reopened after the lockdown was over, the fund never got restored.