American Engineer who founded PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors and Neuralink. In 2018, his net worth was over $20.8 billion and he was ranked by Forbes as the 53rd richest person in the world.
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 Wilson 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 was the inspiration for director Jon Favreau's take on classic comic book character Tony Stark in the Iron Man film franchise.