Elon Musk and Thomas Edison are incredible figures that have significantly impacted the world by shaping how we live our lives. Both also started as engineers before going the entrepreneurial route and amassing large fortunes based on their most successful inventions.
Net worth: $170 millionPersonal life: Spouse – Mina Miller Edison, Mary Stillwell
Children- Charles Edison, Thomas Alva Edison Jr. Marion Estelle Edison, William Leslie Edison, Theodore Miller Edison, Madeleine Edison
Elon Musk: Axel Springer AwardAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronauts George Low AwardThomas Edison: Edward Longstreth Medal Congressional Gold Medal Navy Distinguished Service Medal Franklin Medal John Fritz Medal John Scott Legacy Medal