Elon Musk
Born (1971-06-28) 28 June 1971 (age 46)

Pretoria, South Africa

Residence Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
Citizenship United States
Education Queen's University, The Wharton School (BEc.),

University of Pennsylvania, (BSc.)

Occupation Inventor, Entrepreneur
Known for Co-founder of Zip2, Founder of PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors
Salary $33,280 per year
Net worth $2.4 billion (2012)
Title CEO and CTO of SpaceX,

CEO of Tesla Motors, Chairman of SolarCity

Political party Independent
Spouse(s) *Justine Musk (m. 2000 – d. 2008) «start: (2000)–end+1: (2009)»"Marriage: Justine Musk to Elon Musk" Location: (linkback://
  • Talulah Riley (m. 2010 – d. 2012) «start: (2010)–end+1: (2013)»"Marriage: Talulah Riley to Elon Musk" Location: (linkback://
Children Five sons

Elon Musk (born 28 June 1971) is a South African-born American entrepreneur. He is best known for founding SpaceX, and co-founding Tesla Motors and PayPal (initially known as While at those companies, he oversaw the construction of the first electric car of the modern era, the Tesla Roadster, a private interplanet spacecraft known as Falcon 9/Dragon, and the Internet payment system PayPal. He is currently the CEO and Chief Designer of SpaceX, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla Motors and Chairman of SolarCity. Musk holds a bachelor's degree in Business from the The Wharton School, and a second bachelor's degree in Physics from University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences.