Elon Musk is one of the richest and most influential people in the world. Originally born in South Africa, he spent a few years in Canada and then finally moved to the United States where his career as an entrepreneur began. His first major business was a web software company named Zip2 which was later acquired by Compaq. After this successful venture, he then founded the online bank ‘X.com’ that later emerged with PayPal and was subsequently acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion. In the early 2000s, Elon founded an aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company ‘SpaceX’ while also joined electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla, Inc. as an investor and eventually became its CEO in 2008. Being a serial entrepreneur, Musk has continued to launch and invest in a wide variety of businesses, some of which are AOpenAI, Neuralink, and The Boring Company.
With such great success as a businessman, he has managed to compile a huge fortune and is now ranked among the top 10 richest people in the world according to Forbes magazine. Lastly, looking at his personal life, Elon has gotten married thrice so far, with his first marriage being with author Justine Wilson and the latter two with actress Talulah Riley. In 2018, he began dating Canadian musician Grimes and the couple welcomes their first child in 2020.
Elon Musk Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Elon Reeve Musk
- Nicknames: Elon
- Date of Birth: June 28, 1971
- Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
- Nationality: Canadian, South African, American
- Occupation: Businessman, Philanthropist
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Race/ Ethnicity: White
- Eye Color: Green
- Hair Color: Light Brown
Elon Musk Height Weight Body Measurements Facts Family
Elon Musk Family Details:
- Father: Errol Musk (Electromechanical engineer, Pilot)
- Mother: Maye Musk (Model)
- Siblings: Tosca Musk (Younger Sister), Kimbal Musk (Younger Brother)
- Spouse Name: Talulah Riley (m. 2013–2016), Talulah Riley (m. 2010–2012), Justine Musk (m. 2000–2008)
- Children Name: X Æ A-Xii, Nevada Alexander Musk, Damian Musk, Saxon Musk, Kai Musk, Griffin Musk and Xavier Musk (Sons)
Elon Musk Relationships History:
- Justine Wilson – Author (2000-2008)
- Talulah Riley – Actress (2008-2016)
- Amber Heard – Actress (2016-2017)
- Grimes – Musician (2018-Present)
Elon Musk Career Highlights:
- Major Companies: SpaceX, Tesla Inc., The Boring Company
- First Film: Iron Man 2 (2010)
- First TV Show: 60 Minutes (2008)
Elon Musk Distinctive Features:
- Squared Jawline
- Wide High Forehead
Elon Musk Body Measurements:
Billionaire Elon Musk height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements complete information can be found below.
- Build: Athletic
- Height in Feet: 6’ 2”
- Height in Centimeters: 188
- Weight in Kilogram: 82 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 181 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: Unknown
Elon Musk Interesting Facts:
- He is an avid book reader.
- As the CEO of Tesla, he is the longest-tenured CEO of any automotive manufacturer worldwide.
- He holds the citizenship of three countries, which are Canada, South Africa, and the United States.
- Musk dropped-out of a Ph.D. program at Stanford University to launch his first company, Zip2 Corporation.
- Tony Stark’s character in the Iron Man film series was inspired by Elon’s real-life character in a much flamboyant way.