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Elon Musk

Elon Musk Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1971
Place of Birth Pretoria, South Africa
Age 49 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
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Elon Musk

Elon Reeve Musk is a business magnate, industrial designer, and engineer. He is the founder, CEO, CTO, and chief designer of SpaceX; early stage investor, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. A centibillionaire, Musk is one of the richest people in the world. Musk was born to a Canadian mother and South African father and raised in Pretoria, South Africa. He briefly attended the University of Pretoria before moving to Canada aged 17 to attend Queen's University. He transferred to the University of Pennsylvania two years later, where he received bachelor's degrees in economics and physics. He moved to California in 1995 to attend Stanford University but decided instead to pursue a business career, co-founding the web software company Zip2 with brother Kimbal. The startup was acquired by Compaq for $307 million in 1999.

Born Elon Reeve Musk, June 28, 1971, Pretoria, South Africa
Citizenship South Africa (1971–present), Canada (1971–present), United States (2002–present)
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania (BS & BA, 1997)
Occupation Entrepreneur, industrial designer, engineer
Net worth US$186.8 billion (April 24, 2021)
Title Founder, CEO, lead designer of SpaceX, CEO, product architect of Tesla, Inc, Founder of The Boring Company and X.com, Co-founder of Neuralink, OpenAI, and Zip2, Chairman of SolarCity
Partner(s) Grimes (2018–present)
Children 7
Parents Errol Musk (father), Maye Musk (mother)
Relatives Tosca Musk (sister), Kimbal Musk (brother), Lyndon Rive (cousin)
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About Elon Musk

American Engineer who founded PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors and Neuralink. As of January 2021, he is the richest person in the world with a net worth of $188 billion.

Elon Musk before fame

He received economics and physics degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Achievement of Elon Musk

He became a naturalized American citizen in 2002.

Elon Musk family life

His brother Kimbal and sister Tosca were CEOs of OneRiot and Musk Entertainment, respectively. In 2000, he married Justine Musk and after having six sons, the couple divorced in 2008. He and actress Talulah Riley were married two separate times. In 2017, he briefly dated actress Amber Heard. Then in 2018, he began dating singer Grimes. He and Grimes welcomed a son named X Æ A-12 in 2020.

Associations of Elon Musk

He was the inspiration for director Jon Favreau's take on classic comic book character Tony Stark in the Iron Man film. He appeared on Joe Rogan's Podcast.

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Latest information about Elon Musk updated on June 14 2021.

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