- Elon Musk has donated a million trees to a tree-planting campaign
- The SA born tech genius took to Twitter to make the announcement
- His donation has been surpassed by one fellow entrepreneur so far
Elon Musk has promised to make a massive donation to a YouTuber's tree-planting campaign. He took to his social media account and promised to donate 1 million trees to #TeamTrees.
The campaign was started by a YouTuber named Jimmy Donaldson aka "MrBeast." The South African born entrepreneur offered to make the donation after having a brief chat with Jimmy about the initiative.
The grateful YouTuber jokingly called the tech genius "Treelon Musk". Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also made a contribution to the campaign. He donated 150 000 trees.
The only person to surpass Musk's contribution so far is Shopify CEO, Tobi Lutke, who donated 1,000,001 trees. Musk is reportedly worth about $23.6 billion.
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Elon Musk and his engineers were planning to do something that many people only expect to see in science fiction films. Musk's SpaceX signed the world's first ever private passenger to fly around the moon.
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