Elon Musk Biography


Elon Musk

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Birth Name: Elon Musk
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Birth Country: Canada
Birth Sign: gemini
Age:   46 Years
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Elon Reeve Musk better known as Elon Musk is an American, South African-born American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor. He is the founder, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX; founder and CEO of Neuralink, and founder of "The Boring Company." Elon has stated that the goals of SolarCity, Tesla, and SpaceX revolve around his vision to change the world and humanity.

Elon Musk was born as Elon Reeve Musk on 28 June 1971, to a South-African father Errol Musk and a Canadian mother Maye Musk in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. He attended Waterkloof House Preparatory School and later graduated from Pretoria Boys High School and moved to Canada.

He joined Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, for undergraduate study. He further moved to California and joined the Stanford University at the age of 24.

Musk and his brother, Kimbal, began Zip2, a web software company, which developed and marketed an Internet "city guide" for the newspaper publishing industry. He co-founded the online financial services and e-mail payment company named  X.com.

A year later the company merged with Confinity, which was later renamed PayPal.Musk further founded SpaceX with the long-term goal of creating a "true spacefaring civilization." The company develops and manufactures space launch vehicles with a focus on advancing the state of rocket technology.

NASA awarded SpaceX a contract to continue the development and test of the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle and Dragon spacecraft in order to transport cargo to the International Space. Musk representing Tesla is recently taking on strategic advisory roles with President-elect Donald Trump.

Taking a look at his personal life and affairs, his relationship history is a bit complicated. Musk married his first wife Justine Wilson, Canadian author after dating for several years while both were students at Ontario's Queen's University. The couple's first child  Nevada Alexander Musk died of SIDS at the age of ten weeks.

The couple later had twin sons in 2004 and triplets in 2006 through in vitro fertilization. After eight years of their married life, the couple ended their relationship as divorce. After his divorce, he was seen dating with the English actress, Talulah Riley and got married in 2010. Musk further announced ending his relationship with Riley in 2012. The couple again remarried and the couple again got divorced in 2016. He is currently single.

The 46-year-old CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and co-founder of OpenAI, Elon Musk has an estimated net worth of $20.7 billion, including all of his properties and assets. He is listed in the Forbes, The World’s Billionaires. He has a list of world's luxury cars in his garage, he owns cars like  McLaren F1 supercar, Aero L-39, and a  jet trainer aircraft too. 

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on 28 June 1971 in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.

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Elon Musk was born as Elon Reeve Musk on 28 June 1971, to a South-African father Errol Musk and a Canadian mother Maye Musk in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.

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founded SpaceX in 2002

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Musk founded Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, in May 2002. Muak is a chief executive officer and chief technology officer of the Hawthorne, California-based company working in space researchers.

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Married his first wife

2002

Musk married his first wife Justine Wilson, Canadian author after dating for several years while both were students at the Ontario's Queen's University.

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Signs contact with Nasa

2006

NASA awarded SpaceX a contract to continue the development and test of the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle and Dragon spacecraft in order to transport cargo to the International Space in 2006.

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He got divorce with his first wife Justine Wilson

2008

After eight years of their married life, the couple ended their relationship as divorce. The couple together has twins sons and a triplet. The couple finally ended their relationship as divorce in 2008

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Married his second wife Talulah Riley

2010

After two his divorce, he was seen dating with the English actress, Talulah Riley and got married in 2010. Musk further announced ending his relationship with Riley.

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Elon Mush has an estimated net worth of $20 billion

2018

The 46-year-old CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and co-founder of OpenAI, Elon Musk has an estimated net worth of $20.7 billion, including all of his properties and assets. He is listed in the Forbes, The World’s Billionaires.

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