Elon Musk’s Inner Circle Rocked by Fight Over His $230 Billion Fortune

AUSTIN, Texas—Late last year, Jared Birchall cornered his boss, Elon Musk.

Mr. Birchall, a straight-laced, 48-year-old wealth manager who rose to become Mr. Musk’s top deputy and the head of his family office, had growing concerns about a new power player in the Tesla CEO’s orbit.