Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Who is Elon Musk?

Elon Musk is an engineer, billionaire businessman, futuristic visionary and technology entrepreneur. He is the founder, CEO, and chief engineer/designer of SpaceX; 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. For his marvelous works, Musk has been honored with the highest gratitudes by several big science and tech associations and institutions. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018. In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People and was ranked (co-)first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019. He made a huge global commotion after he launched a prototype model of a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop in 2013 and Cybertruck in 2019.

What is Elon Musk famous for?

Elon Musk is best famous for being the founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla Inc., chairman of SolarCity, founder of top international payment gateway, PayPal, co-chairman of OpenAI, founder and CEO of Neuralink, and founder of The Boring Company. He has got huge global attentions due to his futuristic envisions that pictures to resolve the world current crisis, sustainable human colony, cheaper mode of travel inside the planet and even outside like Mars and humanity advancement with the use of technology, sustainable energy production, and consumption. He made a huge global commotion after he launched a prototype model of a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop in 2013 and Cybertruck in 2019.

What is Elon Musk's nationality?

Elon holds three nationalities, South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship. He has mixed ethnicity of British, Canadian and Dutch. He is non-religious and his zodiac is Cancer. Musk was born as Elon Reeve Musk on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. He is the son of Maye Musk, a model and dietitian from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and Errol Musk, a South African electromechanical engineer, pilot, and sailor. Musk has a younger brother, Kimbal, a Restaurateur and Philanthropist), and a younger sister, Tosca who is a filmmaker and the founder of Musk Entertainment. He also has a half-sister and a half-brother. His parents divorced in 1980, Musk lived mostly with his father in the suburbs of Pretoria and Musk has a bad impression of time with his dad. During his childhood, Musk was an avid reader. At the age of 10, he developed an interest in computing with the Commodore VIC-20. He taught himself computer programming and, by the age of 12, sold the code of a BASIC-based video game he created called Blastar to PC and Office Technology magazine for approximately $500.

Musk was severely bullied throughout his childhood and was once hospitalized when a group of boys threw him down a flight of stairs and then smashed his head into the pavement until he lost consciousness. The damage to his nose required corrective surgery. Musk attended Waterkloof House Preparatory School and Bryanston High School before graduating from Pretoria Boys High School. Musk briefly attended the University of Pretoria before moving to Canada when he was 17 to attend Queen's University. He transferred to the University of Pennsylvania two years later, where he received a Bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School and a Bachelor's degree in physics from the College of Arts and Sciences. He began a Ph.D. in applied physics and material sciences at Stanford University in 1995 but dropped out after two days to pursue an entrepreneurial career. Throughout his career, he has been awarded an uncountable number of honors, awards, and accolades by several big associations including United States National Academy of Sciences, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Space Society, IEEE Honorary Membership and some other more.

What is Elon Musk's IQ?

Primarily based on his earlier aptitude tests, his ability to read and apply technical information, Elon Musk IQ is estimated as 155 which is the "Genius IQ" level. He began his technology entrepreneurship after he co-founded, Zip2 in 1995 with his brother Kimbal, a web software company, which was acquired by Compaq for $340 million in 1999. Musk then founded X.com, an online bank in 1999. It merged with Confinity in 2000, which had launched PayPal the previous year and was bought by eBay for $1.5 billion in October 2002, of which Musk received US$165 million. In May 2002, Musk founded SpaceX, an aerospace manufacturer, and space transport services company, of which he is CEO and lead designer. He joined Tesla, Inc., an electric vehicle manufacturer, in 2004, the year after it was founded, and became its CEO and product architect. In 2006, he inspired the creation of SolarCity, a solar energy services company (now a subsidiary of Tesla). In 2015, Musk co-founded OpenAI, a nonprofit research company that aims to promote friendly artificial intelligence. In July 2016, he co-founded Neuralink, a neurotechnology company focused on developing brain-computer interfaces. 

In December 2016, Musk founded The Boring Company, an infrastructure, and tunnel-construction company focused on tunnels specialized for electric vehicles. In addition to his primary business pursuits, Musk has envisioned a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop, and has proposed a vertical take-off and landing supersonic jet electric aircraft with electric fan propulsion, known as the Musk electric jet. Musk has said the goals of SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity revolve around his vision to change the world and humanity. His goals include reducing global warming through sustainable energy production and consumption and reducing the risk of human extinction by establishing a human colony on Mars.

Where did musk get his money?

Elon Musk's net worth is estimated at $26.8 billion as of 2019. He is currently the 80th richest person in the world. His major source of income is him being the proud founder and co-founder of multiple tech giant companies today. Elon is the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, Chairman of SolarCity, CEO of Neuralink and some other companies. Additionally, the list of cars owned by Elon Musk so far includes an E-Type Jaguar, Audi Q7 SUV, Porsche 911, a Hamann BMW M5 and some other more. Elon Musk and companies affiliated with him have spent a rough total of R1.46 billion million on six houses since 2012. Regarding Musk's houses, He and his company has spent roughly $1.46 billion million on 7 lavish houses since 2012, six of which are situated near to each other in Bel-Air, California. The other one, Los Angeles Mansion, Musk sold in late August 2019 for $3.9 million. Musk also owns a large estate near Tesla's headquarters in Northern California. So these huge expensive assets of his and him being the owner of such huge companies have leaped him on this mind-boggling net worth.

Elon Musk's net worth is estimated at $26.8 billion as of 2019. He is currently the 80th richest person in the world. His major source of income is him being the proud founder and co-founder of multiple tech giant companies today. Elon is the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, Chairman of SolarCity, CEO of Neuralink and some other companies. Additionally, the list of cars owned by Elon Musk so far includes an E-Type Jaguar, Audi Q7 SUV, Porsche 911, a Hamann BMW M5 and some other more. Elon Musk and companies affiliated with him have spent a rough total of R1.46 billion million on six houses since 2012. Regarding Musk's houses, He and his company has spent roughly $1.46 billion million on 7 lavish houses since 2012, six of which are situated near to each other in Bel-Air, California. The other one, Los Angeles Mansion, Musk sold in late August 2019 for $3.9 million. Musk also owns a large estate near Tesla's headquarters in Northern California. So these huge expensive assets of his and him being the owner of such huge companies have leaped him on this mind-boggling net worth.

Who is Elon Musk's wife?

Elon has two marriages and several relationships so far. Musk first married Canadian author Justine Wilson in 2000. They first met his first wife, while both were students at Ontario's Queen's University. Their first son, Nevada Alexander Musk, died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) at the age of 10 weeks. They later had five sons through in vitro fertilization – twins in 2004, followed by triplets in 2006. They share custody of all five sons. They separated in 2008. In 2008, Musk began dating English actress Talulah Riley, and in 2010, the couple married. They parted ways from January 2012 but They remarried in July 2013. They got divorced forever in late 2016. Musk began dating American actress Amber Heard in 2016 but the two split up after one year due to their conflicting schedules. On May 7, 2018, Musk and Canadian musician Grimes revealed that they had begun dating; they are still together as of December 14, 2019.

What is Elon Musk's age?

As of 2020, Mustk is 49 years old. The CEO of current leading tech giants genius, Elon has a tall height of 6feet and 2inches. He has an average bodyweight of 82kg as proportional to his height. The futuristic visionary has light brown hair color and green eyes. He has straight sexuality. Further details about his body measurements, dress size, and shoe size are currently under review.

Facts About Elon Musk

  • #1The CEO of current leading tech giants genius, Elon has a tall height of 6feet and 2inches.
  • #2On May 7, 2018, Musk and Canadian musician Grimes revealed that they had begun dating; they are still together as of December 14, 2019.
  • #3In December 2016, Musk founded The Boring Company, an infrastructure, and tunnel-construction company focused on tunnels specialized for electric vehicles.
  • #4Musk was born as Elon Reeve Musk on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.
  • #5Elon holds three nationalities, South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship.
  • #6Elon Musk is best famous for being the founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla Inc., chairman of SolarCity, founder of top international payment gateway, PayPal, co-chairman of OpenAI, founder and CEO of Neuralink, and founder of The Boring Company.
  • #7He made a huge global commotion after he launched a prototype model of a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop in 2013 and Cybertruck in 2019.
Elon Musk
Quick Facts of Elon Musk
Celebrated Name Elon Musk
Age 49 years old
Nick Name Elon Musk
Birth Name Elon Reeve Musk
Birth Date 1971-06-28
Gender Male
Profession CEO of SpaceX
Nationality South African, Canadian, and U.S.na
Place of Birth Pretoria, South Africa
Ethnicity British, Canadian and Dutch
Religion non-religious
Horoscope Cancer
Father Errol Musk
Mother Maye Musk
Brother Kimbal Musk
Sister Tosca Musk
Education Bryanston High School, University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, Queen's University, Waterkloof House Preparatory School, Pretoria Boys High School. University of Pretoria and Wharton School
Famous for he founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla Inc., chairman of SolarCity, founder of top international payment gateway, PayPal, co-chairman of OpenAI, founder and CEO of Neuralink, and founder of The B
Marital Status In a relationship
Girlfriend Grimes
Height 6feet and 2inches
Weight 82 kg
Hair Color light brown
Eye Color Green
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