January 26, 2023

Elon Musk (SpaceX) Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 9, 2020

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Short Biography

Elon Musk was born on 28-06-1971 in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. He is a South African-born Canadian-American Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor, Investor, Engineer, Computer Programmer, Corporate Director, Philanthropist, Chairperson, CEO & Founder of SpaceX.

Elon Musk Complete Bio & Career

Elon Musk is a well-known Canadian-American entrepreneur, engineer, inventor, business magnate, and inventor. He is best-known for his popular ventures like SpaceX, Hyperloop, OpenAI, Neuralink, Tesla Inc, PayPal, Zip2 and the Boring Company. He is one of the wealthiest persons in the world, with a net worth of about US$17.4 billion.
Musk graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Bachelor of Science degree in economics. He had registered at Stanford University for Ph.D. in applied physics and materials science but dropped the study to achieve his entrepreneurial venture.
He first began with the web software company, Zip2 along with his brother. After its sale to Compaq, he co-founded an email payment and online financial service company called X.com. It was later merged with Confinity and was branded as PayPal. He founded SpaceX to produce affordable rockets he needed for his long-term goal of creating a civilization on Mars. It became the first commercial private company in the history to launch and bertha vehicle with the International Space Station. Currently, SpaceX produces the largest number of rocket engines in the world as a private company. The company has also taken a leap in achieving rocket re-usability, thus cutting the costs to access space by several factors. After the Series A round of funding, Musk was associated with Tesla Motors and later became its CEO and product architect in 2008. He co-founded SolarCity in 2006 with his cousins, which is currently the second largest vendor of Solar power systems in America. He also created OpenAI to research and develop artificial intelligence in a safer way to benefit the humanity. In 2016, Musk co-founded Neutral ink, a start-up that integrates artificial intelligence with the human brain.
With his ventures, Musk mainly aims at changing the world and humanity. The SpaceX project aims at reducing the risk of extinction of human life by creating multi-planetary living spaces. Other ventures like Tesla and SolarCity mainly aim at production and use of sustainable energy, thus reducing exploitation of nature and global warming. Musk’s envisioned futuristic transportation system, Hyperloop, and The Boring Company are meant to provide high-speed transportation facilities across cities.
He was named to the 21st position on the list of The World’s Most Powerful People by Forbes.

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Elon Musk Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Errol Musk and Maye Musk, a Canadian model. He has a younger brother named Kimbal Musk (Restaurateur) and a younger sister named Tosca Musk (filmmaker). He was married to a Candian author Justine Musk from 2000 to 2008. With Justine, he has six sons named Nevada Alexander Musk (died), Kai Musk, Damian Musk, Saxon Musk, Griffin Musk, Xavier Musk. After that, he married Talulah Riley (an English actress) two time (2010-2012 and 2013-2016). She was in a relationship with a Canadian musician Grimes from 2018 to Sep 2021. Together the couple has a son named X Æ A-Xii.

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Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Elon Musk

  • He is the co-founder of PayPal.
  • At age 12, he created a video game called Blastar, and he used to sell that game for $500.
  • The cost of reaching the International Space Station from $1 billion to $60 million by his efforts and initiatives.
  • He is the father of 5 sons ( out of which 2 are twins and 3 are triplets).
  • On Jan 2015, he donated US$10 million to the Future of Life Institute for enhancing the Artificial Intelligence research work.
  • He is the co-founder of the Tesla Motors and he gets $1 as his annual wage for Tesla Motors is just
  • His sister "Tosca Musk" is a filmmaker.
  • He has married three times.
  • On Feb 2011, his name enlisted in the "America's 20 Most Powerful CEOs under 40 by the Forbes.
  • In 2010, he was Listed in the 100 people who most affected the world as per by Time's.

Elon Musk Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

51 years, 6months, 29 days old age Elon Musk will turn 52 on 28 June, 2023. Only 5 months, 1 days, 2 hours,44 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Elon Musk has celebrated the total number of 52 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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