In January 2022, Sergey Brin divorced his wife, Nicole Shanahan, citing incompatible differences.

Their separation is among a series of personal problems Musk has struggled with even as he navigates business challenges, including the upheaval in Tesla's manufacturing up to 0.20%.

A friend of the couple said on Sunday that Musk's affair with Nicole Shanahan urged the Sergey Brin in January to file for divorce.

Brin is the wealthiest person in the world, filed for judicial separation in January, which is one of the costliest separations in Silicon Valley history.

Elon Musk also spoke affectionally of the accident at Sergei's house. Shanahan and Brin have daughters born in 2018.

The founder of Google, who is seeking joint custody as part of a divorce settlement, is fighting over privacy amid fears that their daughter is at risk of "harassment" or "kidnapping."

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Elon Musk is the richest person in the world, with an estimated wealth of $240 billion. Sergey Brin is now eighth in the world.

Brin gave about $500,000 to Tesla as it struggled to ramp up production during the 2008 financial crisis. In 2015, Musk presented Brin with one of Tesla's first all-electric SUVs.

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