Elon Musk, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Elon Musk

South African-born American entrepreneur

Date of Birth: 28-Jun-1971

Place of Birth: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Profession: actor, engineer, entrepreneur, inventor, investor, programmer, aerospace engineer

Nationality: Canada, United States, South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Social Profiles:

elonmusk


Show Famous Birthdays Today, World

👉 Play Quiz Win Coins

About Elon Musk

  • Elon Reeve Musk (; born June 28, 1971) is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and engineer.
  • He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S.
  • citizenship and is the founder, CEO, and chief engineer/designer of SpaceX; CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; co-founder of Neuralink; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI.
  • He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018.
  • In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People, and was ranked (co-)first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019.
  • He has a net worth of $22.8 billion and is listed by Forbes as the 40th-richest person in the world.
  • He is the longest tenured CEO of any automotive manufacturer globally.Born and raised in Pretoria, South Africa, Musk moved to Canada when he was 17 to attend Queen's University.
  • He transferred to the University of Pennsylvania two years later, where he received a Bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School and a Bachelor's degree in physics from the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • He began a Ph.D.
  • in applied physics and material sciences at Stanford University in 1995 but dropped out after two days to pursue an entrepreneurial career.
  • He subsequently co-founded Zip2 with his brother Kimbal, a web software company, which was acquired by Compaq for $340 million in 1999.
  • Musk then founded X.com, an online bank.
  • It merged with Confinity in 2000, which had launched PayPal the previous year and was bought by eBay for $1.5 billion in October 2002.In May 2002, Musk founded SpaceX, an aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, of which he is CEO and lead designer.
  • He joined Tesla, Inc., an electric vehicle manufacturer, in 2004, the year after it was founded, and became its CEO and product architect.
  • In 2006, he inspired the creation of SolarCity, a solar energy services company (now a subsidiary of Tesla) and operated as its chairman.
  • In 2015, Musk co-founded OpenAI, a nonprofit research company that aims to promote friendly artificial intelligence.
  • In July 2016, he co-founded Neuralink, a neurotechnology company focused on developing brain–computer interfaces.
  • In December 2016, Musk founded The Boring Company, an infrastructure and tunnel-construction company. In addition to his primary business pursuits, Musk has envisioned a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop, and has proposed a vertical take-off and landing supersonic jet electric aircraft with electric fan propulsion, known as the Musk electric jet.
  • Musk has stated that the goals of SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity revolve around his vision to change the world and humanity.
  • His goals include reducing global warming through sustainable energy production and consumption, and reducing the risk of human extinction by establishing a human colony on Mars.

Read more at Wikipedia