Elon Musk is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and engineer. He is the founder, CEO & lead designer of SpaceX, co-founder, CEO, & product architect of Tesla Inc, co-founder, & co-chairman of OpenAI and co-founder of PayPal. Working to revolutionize transportation both on Earth and in space, he was listed 21st on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People in December. Possessing such a huge net worth of $20.6 billion, Musk is listed as the 40th-richest person in the world by Forbes, as of July 2019.
Elon Reeve Musk was born on 28th June 1971 in Transvaal, South Africa. He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship and belongs to mixed ethnicity and his birth sign is Cancer.
Talking about Elon Musk's family, he is the eldest son in the family. His mother Maye Musk was a model and dietitian and his father Errol Musk was electromechanical engineer, pilot and sailor. He has younger siblings a brother Kimbal and a sister Tosca.
Musk graduated from Pretoria Boys High School and later went to Waterkloof House Preparatory School. He moved to Canada to attend Queen's University at the age of 17 in 1989.
After three years he went to the University of Pennsylvania to study business and physics. After leaving Pennsylvania he pursued his PhD. in energy physics from Stanford University in California. Later he dropped just two days to after of joining, to lunch his first company Zip2 corporation.
In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of the World's Most Powerful People. He was also enlisted as one of the 75 most influential people of the 21st century by Esquire magazine and 100 people who affected the world in 2010 on Time magazine.
Talking about his relationship, he has been dating a Canadian musician Grimes since 7th May 2018. Before that, he was in relation with actress Amer Heard back in 2016, but soon they split due to conflict.
Previously he was married to English actress Talulah Riley. He started dating the English actress in 2008 and got married in 2010. The couple decided to spit with mutual consent in January 2012.
Again, he remarried Talulah in July 2013, but the husband and wife relation came to end and filed a divorce for the second time in 2014. The divorce was finalized in late 2016.
Furthermore, before marrying Riley he was married to his college sweetheart, Canadian author Justine Wilson. The couple got married in 2000.
The couple's first son died due to sudden infant death syndrome just 10 weeks after his birth.
Later, they had five sons through in vitro fertilization; twins in 2004 and triplets in 2006. Their marriage came to an end in 2008.
As of July 2019, Elon Musk has an estimated net worth of around $20.2 billion. He has earned his wealth from his work as C.E.O, founder and co-founder of various multinational companies.
As being C.E.O of various companies he must earn his salary in million. His company PayPal was sold to eBay in 2002 from which he made $180 million from it.
Before getting his PhD. degree he dropped from the university and started Zip2 a web software company in 1995. While he was at Zip2 he wanted to become CEO but board members would not allow him. Late Compaq buys the company for $307 million from which he received $22 million from his 7 percent share from the sale.
Later in 1999, he co-founded X.com an online financial service with $10 million from the sale of Zip2 and later merged with Confinity and renamed PayPal in 2001. He earned $165 million while eBay acquired PayPal.
Likewise, he founded his third company SpaceX in 2002 from which he made history when the company launched its Falcon 9 rocket into space and made the first private company to sent spacecraft to the International Space station.
He is also co-founder and product architect at Tesla Motors in 2003 and in 2008 they launched a sports car that runs on a lithium-ion battery. From his company, he introduced SolarCity which runs from purely renewable energy.
Furthermore, he also linked and worked with companies like The Boring Company, Hyperloop concept. OpenAI, Neuralink and many more.
He also appeared in various films and television series like in Iron Man 2 where he meet Tony Stark (potrayed by Robert Downey Jr.) in the Resturant. And in longest Animation series The Simpsons, The Big Bang Theory, DC's Legends of Tomorrow and many more.
Elon Musk is a technolory entrepreneur, investor and engineer.
As of 2019, his age is 48 years old.
His full name is Elon Reeve Musk.
His mother Maye Musk worked as a model and dietitian.
He stands 6 feet 3 inches or 190.50.
As of 2019 his net worth is $20.2 billion.