Facts of Elon Musk
|Full Name:||Elon Musk|
|Age:||48 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||June 28, 1971|
|Birth Place:||Pretoria, South Africa|
|Net Worth:||$19.1 Billion|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Nationality:||South African, American, Canadian|
|Profession:||Business Magnate, Engineer, Inventor, Investor, Producer|
|Father's Name:||Errol Musk|
|Mother's Name:||Maye Musk|
|Education:||University of Pennsylvania|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
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Relationship Statistics of Elon Musk
|What is Elon Musk marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Divorce|
|How many children does Elon Musk have ? (name):||Seven (Griffin Musk, Kai Musk, Damian Musk, Saxon Musk, Nevada Alexander Musk, Xavier Musk, X Æ A-Xii Musk)|
|Is Elon Musk having any relationship affair ?:||Yes|
|Is Elon Musk lesbian ?:||No|
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Elon Musk married Canadian author Justine Wilson in January 2000. They first met each other at the Ontario’s Queen’s University in the early 1990’s. Unfortunately, their first son, Nevada Alexander Musk, died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) just after 10 weeks from birth.
Through in-vitro fertilization, later they had five sons. After their divorce in 2008, they have shared custody to their sons.
In 2008 after getting divorced with Justine, Elon began dating English actress Talulah Riley. After being out for dates several times, they got married in 2010. In January 2012, Elon and Talulah briefly divorced, only to remarry in July 2013. They finally got separated legally in late 2016.
Elon dated the American actress Cameron Diaz in March 2013 not longing their relation any further the same year.
During the shooting of the film Machete Kills in 2013, he had his eyes on Actress Amber Heard. But, Amber was in a relationship with Johnny Depp back then. Amber filed a divorce with her husband Johnny and started seeing Elon in 2016. In July 2016, they were spotted in Miami, at the Delano South Beach. But just a year later, Amber split citing conflicting work schedules.
Perhaps at present Elon Musk is dating singer Grimes, whose real name is Claire Boucher as they were spotted at the 2018 Met Gala walking together in the red carpet.
They met online. Later, on the 7th of May 2018, the couple announced that they are together with each other.
Later, on the 8th of January 2020, she disclosed that she is expecting a child with her partner.
After that, on the 4th of May 2020, they welcomed a baby boy and name him X Æ A-12. However, the name was later changed to X Æ A-Xii Musk.
Who is Elon Musk?
Elon Musk is the CEO of SpaceX. Business Magnate Musk is an Engineer, Inventor, Investor, and producer. He is also the CEO of Tesla, Inc., and Neuralink.
He is working on establishing a sustainable human colony and cheaper mode of travel to planet Mars.
Elon made his first TV show appearance in the popular TV series 60 Minutes, in 2008. And later on 2010, he made his theatrical film debut as himself in Iron Man 2.
Elon Musk: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood
Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa, as Elon Reeve Musk. His father’s name is Errol Musk and he is an electromechanical engineer, Pilot, and Sailor. His mother, Maye Musk is a Model and Dietician. In June 1989, Elon moved to Canada after obtaining Canadian citizenship through his Canadian-born mother.
In his childhood, he was an eager reader. He used to read 5 hours each day. He was bullied a lot in school because of his intelligence.
During his student life at the University of Pennsylvania, Elon and his friend rented a 10-bedroom fraternity house and used it as an unofficial nightclub to earn extra money.
He attended Waterkloof House Preparatory School, back then in South Africa. He completed his high school education from Pretoria Boys High School.
In Canada, Elon joined Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, for undergraduate study.
He transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after two years of studying at the University. Elon graduated with 2 Bachelor’s degrees: a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from its College of Arts and Sciences, and a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from its Wharton School of Business.
In 1995, Elon moved to California and decided to pursue a Ph.D. in applied physics and material science at Stanford University. But to start his own company in the field of internet, renewable energy, and outer space But, just after 2 days, he left the course
Elon Musk: Early Professional Life, Career
Elon Musk always wanted to be an entrepreneur, hence in 1995, he and his brother, Kimbal started a web software company, Zip2 collecting the funds from a group of investors. The idea of their company was to develop and market an Internet city guide for the publishing industry, especially newspapers. Soon, they got a contract with The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune.
In 1999, he co-founded X.com which is an online financial service and e-mail payment company. It was used by many individuals and from X.com, soon its name changed into PayPal. Furthermore, in 2002, eBay took over Paypal in $1.5 billion.
Soon in 2002, he formed and lead designed his third innovation, SpaceX. The motto of this company was to build spacecraft for commercial space travel. It has launched Falcon 9 in 2012, a powerful Falcon Heavy rocket in February 2018, and Block 5 Falcon rocket in June 2018.
Moreover, he a CEO, Product Architect of Tesla, Inc., Co-founder, CEO of Neuralink, Founder of The Boring Company, Co-founder of OpenAI, and Chairman of SolarCity.
Lifetime Achievement and Awards
Elon Musk has achieved numerous awards and has been honored multiple times. Some of his achievements include R&D Magazine Innovator of the Year for 2007 for SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity, Inc Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year award for 2007 for his work on Tesla and SpaceX.
In 2007, he was awarded the Index Design award for his design of the Tesla Roadster. He was presented the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics George Low award for the most outstanding contribution in the field of space transportation in 2007/2008.
He was also honored with the National Conservation Achievement award for Tesla and SolarCity by National Wildlife Federation in 2008. The Aviation Week 2008 Laureate for the most significant achievement worldwide in the space industry was also presented to him. He bagged National Space Society’s Von Braun Trophy in 2008/2009.
He is Automotive Executive of the Year (worldwide) of 2010. Musk is the youngest ever recipient of this award. He was listed as one of Time’s 100 people who most affected the world in 2010. Elon has The FAI Gold Space Medal, for designing the first privately developed rocket to reach orbit.
He is named as one of the 75 most influential people of the 21st century by Esquire magazine. He was recognized as a Living Legend of Aviation in 2010 by the Kitty Hawk Foundation. In a 2010 Space Foundation survey, he was ranked as the No. 10 most popular space hero.
Forbes listed Musk as one of “America’s 20 Most Powerful CEOs 40 and Under” In February 2011. Musk was honored as a Legendary Leader at the Churchill Club Awards, the same year. In 2012, Musk was awarded the Royal Aeronautical Society’s highest award: a Gold Medal. He also won Smithsonian magazine’s American Ingenuity Award in the Technology category in 2012. In 2015, he was awarded IEEE Honorary Membership.
In December 2016, Musk was ranked 21st on Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People. Musk was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018.
He has gained an Honorary Doctorate in Design from the Art Center College of Design, in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Surrey, in Engineering and Technology from Yale University, an honorary Doctorate from AGH Cracow.
Salary and Net Worth
This entrepreneur’s net worth is $36.5 billion. He is now the 31st richest person in the world.
He has a company named Tesla Inc. that makes fully-electric vehicles. This company was founded in 2003.
Elon Musk: Rumors and Controversy
Musk had a rumor that he was building a spaceship to get back to his home planet Mars, which he stated to be totally untrue.
On 2017, Not only does Elon Musk deny being the mysterious creator of Bitcoin Satoshi Nakamoto, but he also admits to having forgotten where he keeps his cryptocurrency.
Elon Musk has described his father as a “terrible human” as he has had a baby with his own stepdaughter, who is 42 years his junior.
Elon deleted his rocket company SpaceX’s verified Facebook page, which had more than 2.7 million followers after being challenged to do so on Twitter.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Elon Musk has an Athletic body with Light brown hair and green eyes. He is 6 ft 2 inches tall and weighs 82 kgs.
Social Media Profile
Elon is active on Social Networking Sites like Instagram, and Twitter.
Billionaire Musk has an impressive fan following of 178k in his Instagram and around 23.7 million followers in his Twitter account. He does not use Facebook.