Elon Musk is a famous Canadian American businessman, investor, inventor and the wealthiest person in the world. Elon is best known as CEO and CTO of Space X, chairman of SolarCity, and chief product architect and CEO of Tesla Motors. Elon is the co-founder of OpenAI and Neuralink, and he is the founder of The Boring Company.
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The early life of Elon Musk
Elon Musk was born in Pretoria, apartheid, South Africa. Elon’s father, Errol Musk, worked as an electromechanical engineer, property developer, Consultant, pilot, and sailor in South Africa. His mother, Maye Musk, worked as a model and dietitian born in Canada and raised in South Africa. Elon has two siblings one younger brother and one younger sister. His brother’s name is Kimbal Musk, is a restaurant owner, chef, and Entrepreneur. His sister’s name is Tosca Musk is a filmmaker and executive producer.
Elon’s parents divorced when he was young, and he lived with his father. He also has one half-sister and one-half brother. Elon has an interest in computers and brought it when he was only ten years old and began developing programs and coding.
Elon Musk Education
Elon Musk attended Waterkloof House Preparatory School for his primary education; after that, he joined Bryanston High School and later moved to Pretoria Boys High School. After graduating from high school, he joined Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and studied there for two years; after that, he moved to the University of Pennsylvania and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in physics.
Then he joined Wharton School and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics. In 1995, Elon joined Stanford University in California and studied Doctor of Philosophy in materials science, but later, he dropped from university.
Personal details of Elon Musk
|Real Name||Elon Reeve Musk|
|Celebrity Name||Elon Musk|
|Profession||Businessmen, Investor, and Inventor|
|Age||51 years old|
|Date of Birth||June 28, 1971|
|Birth Place||Pretoria, apartheid, South Africa|
|Nationality||South African, Canadian, and American|
Body Measurements of Elon Musk
|Height in Centimetres||180 cm|
|Height in Inches||5 Feet 11 Inch|
|Weight in Kilograms||73 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||160 lbs|
|Body Measurements||40-32-13 Inch|
|Chest Size||40 Inch|
|Waist Size||32 Inch|
|Biceps Size||13 Inch|
|Eye Colour||Moss Green|
|Ex-wife Name||Talulah Riley|
Elon Musk’s personal life
Elon Musk was born in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa, on June 28, 1971, to the couple Errol Musk and Maye Musk. He is 51 years old as of 2022. Elon was in a relationship with Justine Wilson, a Canadian author; they first met while studying at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada. In 2000, they both married and were blessed with a son.
Then in 2002, their son died because of infant death syndrome when he was only ten weeks old. After their son died, the couple tried IVF and were blessed with twins in 2004. In 2006, Elon and Justine were blessed with triplets, and in 2008, they divorced and shared the children’s custody.
Elon Musk Relationship
Elon was in a relationship with Talulah Riley, an English actress, in 2008. After two years of dating, the couple decided to get married in 2010; the marriage was held at Dornoch Cathedral in Scotland. In 2016, they both divorced and separated officially.
After that, Elon was in a relationship with Amber Heard, an actress, and they both were in a relationship for a year and separated. Then, Elon was in a relationship with Grimes, a Canadian singer and musician. They both started living together in 2018, and in May 2020, they were blessed with a son. In March 2021, they welcomed their daughter, Exa Dark Sideræl Musk.
Elon Musk’s Net worth
Elon Musk is a businessman, investor, and inventor. He is estimated to have a net worth of $ 300 Billion as of 2022. He holds more than 24% of shares in Tesla and 43 %share in SpaceX. Elon did not get any salary as CEO of Tesla, and he got a bonus for every milestone he achieved for Tesla. The above-given amount is only based on the estimate, which may be higher or lower than the actual net worth he earned.
Elon Musk Awards and Honours
Elon Musk won the Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2007 for his work in SpaceX and Tesla, and in the same year, he won the Index Design award for his design of the Tesla Roadster. Elon was named in Esquire magazine as one of the 75 most influential people of the 21st century. In 2012, Elon won the Royal Aeronautical Society’s highest and Edison Achievement Awards in 2014.
Time magazine named Elon a person of the year in 2021, and Elon was ranked number 1 on Forbes’ Billionaires List. On May 20, 2022, the Brazilian government awarded Elon with a Medal of Order of Merit for Defense. Besides the above awards, Elon has won and been honoured with many awards.
Elon Musk beginning career
Elon first started the web software company named Zip2 along with Greg Kouri and Kimbal in 1995, and he borrowed money from his father to start the business. Then he developed his web software as an online city guide, and in 1999 Elon sold the Zip2 company to Compaq Computer for $ 307 million cash and $ 34 million in stock. In 1999, Elon co-founded the online payments and financial services company X. com, and later, he changed to PayPal. In 2002, eBay brought PayPal $ 1.5 billion in stock.
Elon Musk Successful Career
After that, Elon founded Space Exploration Technologies Corporation in 2002 and the company used to build commercial spacecraft for space travel. In 2008, SpaceX was awarded by NASA and given a contract to handle the cargo transport for the international space station. In 2003, the Tesla automobile company was founded by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning and Elon and Iran Wright were first worked as an employee and later named co-founders. In 2010, Tesla worked in partnership with Toyota.
In 2012, Elon and SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 rocket with an unmanned capsule in space. In 2013, the SpaceX company founded a new concept in transportation named Hyperloop, which helps to travel greater than 700 mph between the cities, and the test would take more than 7 to 10 years. In January 2022, Elon Musk purchased Twitter, and the share value increased to 5%.