American Engineer who founded PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors and Neuralink. As of January 2021, he is the richest person in the world with a net worth of $188 billion.
He received economics and physics degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
He became a naturalized American citizen in 2002.
His brother Kimbal and sister Tosca were CEOs of OneRiot and Musk Entertainment, respectively. In 2000, he married Justine Musk and after having six sons, the couple divorced in 2008. He and actress Talulah Riley were married two separate times. In 2017, he briefly dated actress Amber Heard. Then in 2018, he began dating singer Grimes. He and Grimes welcomed a son named X Æ A-12 in 2020.
He was the inspiration for director Jon Favreau's take on classic comic book character Tony Stark in the Iron Man film. He appeared on Joe Rogan's Podcast.