Elon Reeve Musk Biography and Wiki
Elon Reeve Musk FRS is a business magnate and investor. He is the founder, CEO, and chief engineer of SpaceX; angel investor, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; owner and CEO of Twitter, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI; and president of the philanthropic Musk Foundation.
Elon Reeve Musk Age and Birthday
Elon was born on 28 June 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa. Elon is now 51 years
Elon Reeve Musk Height and Weight
Elon stands 1.8m tall and weighs 82 kilograms.
Elon Reeve Musk Educational Background
Musk left South Africa at the age of 17 to study at Queen’s University to take his education qualification while avoiding military duty. In part, because he believed it would be simpler to obtain American citizenship this way, Musk obtained his Canadian citizenship in the same year. Musk immigrated to the US in 1992 to attend the University of Pennsylvania to study business and physics.
He first obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics before pursuing a second bachelor’s degree in physics. Musk left Penn to pursue a Ph.D. in energy physics at Stanford University in California. But since Elon Musk left Stanford after just two days to create his first company, that Ph.D. couldn’t be added to his list of degrees.
Elon Reeve Musk Family
Musk was born in South Africa to his South African father and a Canadian mother. He spent his early years immersed in reading and technology in his early life. When he was small, he was bullied by his classmates and frequently beaten up by bullies in the classroom until he developed strong enough to defend himself during a growth spurt in his teens.
At the age of twelve, he created a video game and sold it to a computer magazine. Musk departed South Africa in 1988 because he refused to participate in the country’s mandatory military service, which supported apartheid, and because he wanted to pursue the better economic opportunities that the United States offered
Elon Reeve Musk Wife and Children
Elon is the father of 10 children with three women. His first child was born in 2002, and his most recent was in 2021. Justine Wilson who is his ex-wife. They met first as students at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada. After seven years of marriage and five kids, the couple officially divorced in 2008.
Later he married Talulah Riley twice. The first lasted from 2010 to 2012, and the second from 2013 to 2016. They never had children together. In 2018, Musk and Claire Boucher were linked and had their first child together in 2020.
after 3 years Claire revealed, in a march 2022 vanity fair that the couple had reconciled and welcomed another child via surrogate in December 2021, She also revealed that they want more babies but the day the article was released, she tweeted that they had broken up again.
A few weeks prior to the arrival of their second child together, the CEO secretly fathered twins with Shivon Zilis in November 2021, according to court documents recently, the twins were born in Austin, Texas.
Elon Reeve Musk Career
Musk launched his first company, Zip2 Corporation, in 1995 with his brother, Kimbal Musk. An online city guide, Zip2 was soon providing content for the new websites of both The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune. In 1999, a division of Compaq Computer Corporation bought Zip2 for $307 million in cash and $34 million in stock options.
In 1999, Elon and Kimbal Musk used the money from their sale of Zip2 to find X.com, an online financial services/payments company. An X.com acquisition the following year led to the creation of PayPal as it is known today.
In October 2002, Musk earned his first billion when PayPal was acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion in stock. Before the sale, Musk owned 11 percent of PayPal stock.
Musk founded his third company, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, or SpaceX, in 2002 with the intention of building spacecraft for commercial space travel. By 2008, SpaceX was well established, and NASA awarded the company the contract to handle cargo transport for the International Space Station with plans for astronaut transport in the future in a move to replace NASA’s own space shuttle missions.
Elon Reeve Musk Net Worth and Salary
Elon earns a salary of over $200 million and he has a net worth of $ 228 billion