J. B. Straubel
J. B. Straubel
Celebrated Name: J. B. Straubel
Real Name/Full Name: Jeffrey Brian Straubel
Gender: Male
Age: 48 years old
Birth Date: December 20, 1975
Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6’1’’
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Boryana Straubel
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Not known
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes(Boryana Straubel)
Is J. B. Straubel Gay?: No
Profession: Ex-CTO of Tesla Inc. and America Businessman
Salary: $11,667,420
Net Worth in 2024: $230 million
Last Updated: May 2024

JB Straubel, whose full name is Jeffrey Brian Straubel, is an American businessman and ex-CTO of the Tesla Inc. He is also the CEO of the Redwood Materials. He was CTO till 2019, and later, he moved toward the advisory role in 2019. At the company, he used to oversee the technical and engineering design of the vehicles. He was also responsible for the newer technology evaluations and R&D that used to take place at Tesla. He was also on the Board of the SolarCity.

Maybe you know about J. B. Straubel very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of J. B. Straubel’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

It isn’t much known about the early life of the JB Straubel. Still, it is a known fact that he graduated from Stanford University in 2000, and he is also the Co-founder of Tesla Inc. he has also established his own company named, Redwood Materials and his company works on the recycling of lithium-ion battery and the e-waste.

Personal Life

It isn’t much known about his personal life, but it is a known fact that he has been married to Boryana Straubel.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on December 20, 1975, J. B. Straubel is 48 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 6’1’’ tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


JB’s story began with the junkyard located in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin, and there at the gage of 14, he discovered the discarded electric golf cart. Then he decided that he would rebuild it, and thus he got his inspiration from here.

Before Tesla Motors, he was also the CTO and co-founder of the aerospace firm, named Volcom, and there he used to design the specialized, high-altitude electric aircraft using the novel power plant. There at the Volcom, he was able to invent and patent a new long-endurance hybrid propulsion concept, and later this patent was licensed, the world’s largest aircraft manufacturer Boeing.

Before this, he used to work at the Rosen Motors, and there he worked as the propulsion engineer and developed a new hybrid electric vehicle Pentadyne. He was the part of the early team of Pentadyne, and there he was able to design as well as build the first-generation 150kW power inverter.

He did the bachelor’s in energy systems engineering and the masters in energy engineering from Stanford University. He then left the cold winters of Wisconsin for his university and work. He currently resides in the Menlo Park situated in California, and he was the co-founder fo Tesla Motors too.

As the Co-founder and CTO of Tesla Motors, he used to oversee the technical and engineering design of the vehicles. He mainly focused on battery, power, and motor and high-level software sub-systems. He also used to evaluate the new technology and manage the vehicle systems testing, and he handled the technical interface with the key vendors.

He even built the Porsche 944 on October 21, 2000, and it was electric. It earned the 240 V SC/B and was the fastest electric racing vehicle.

Awards & Achievements

In the year 2008, he was named the innovator of the Year by MIT’s Technology Review in their manual and the TR35 innovators in the world, and he got this one recognition at a mere age of 35. He has spoken at MIT several times.

He was also honored with the Stanford Alumni EDAY in 2008. He was then also featured in the Popular Science magazine in a long, full-length article.

Net Worth & Salary of J. B. Straubel in 2024

J. B. Straubel Net Worth
J. B. Straubel Net Worth

The total net worth of JB Straubel is today estimated to be around $230 million as of May 2024, and it is said that he owns more than 15,000 units of the Tesla stock which is worth more than $193,843,445. It is also reported that in the last ten years, he has been able to sell Tesla’s stock, which was worth $12, 738,980. When he was the CTO of Tesla, his compensation was calculated to be $11,667,420, out of which $250,560 was calculated as the salary.

JB Straubel is one of the significant businessmen and one of the most brilliant engineers ever seen. He has worked for a long time in this industry, and this is the reason he is one of the most knowledgeable people in the industry. He has done a lot of good work, and it is reported that he keeps himself engaged in philanthropic work. We wish nothing but a better future for him.


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