Elon Musk Net Worth, Girlfriend, Child Name, Bio, Age, Wife, Son Name, Children, Companies, Education, Tesla Pickup

By | July 13, 2021

Elon Musk Biography

Elon Reeve Musk an American entrepreneur and investor known for being the founder, CEO, and chief engineer of SpaceX; As well as the co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc. In December 2016, he was position 21 on the Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People and was ranked joint first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019.

Elon Musk Age

Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.

Elon Musk Nationality

Musk is a citizen of South Africa, Canada, and also the United States. He was born in South Africa and in terms of ethnicity, he is of mixed race. His paternal grandmother was British while his maternal grandfather, Joshua Haldeman, was an American from Minnesota. He as well has Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry.

Elon Musk Tesla and Invention

Musk is the co-founder and CEO at Tesla company founded in 2003. He oversees all product design, engineering, and manufacturing of the company’s electric vehicles, battery products, and Solar Roofs. Tesla’s mission has been to speed-up the world’s transition to a sustainable energy future. The very first Tesla model, the Roadster sports car, was unveiled in 2008, followed by the Model S sedan, which was released in 2012, and the Model X Crossover, which was launched in 2015.

Model S was named Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year and received the Best General Car of Consumer Reports. Whereas Model X was the first SUV ever to win 5-star safety ratings in every category and subcategory of the National Highway Safety Administration measures.

In 2017, Tesla started shipping Model 3, a $35,000 mass-market electric car with over 215 miles of range and released Tesla Semi, which is intended to save drivers at least $200,000 over a million miles on the basis of fuel costs alone.

Elon Musk Zip2 Corporation|Elon Musk Companies

Musk inaugurated his first company, Zip2 Corporation, in the year 1995 with his brother, Kimbal Musk. It is an online city guide, Zip2 grew very fast and was soon providing content for the new websites of both The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune. In 1999, a division of Compaq Computer Corporation purchased Zip2 for $307 million in cash and $34 million in stock options.

Elon Musk PayPal

In 1999, Elon and Kimbal Musk used the money they obtained from their sale of Zip2 to establish X.com, online financial services, and payments company. The company was later renamed PayPal as it is known today. Musk earned his first billion in October 2002, when PayPal was acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion.

Elon Musk SpaceX

Musk began his third company, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, famously known as SpaceX, in the year 2002, seeking to build spacecraft for commercial space travel. SpaceX was well established by 2008, and NASA awarded the company the contract to oversee cargo transport for it, with plans for astronaut transport in the future.

Elon Musk Net worth

Musk has an estimated net worth of $44.5 billion

Elon Musk Andrew yang

Elon Musk came out to say that he supports 2020 Democratic candidate Andrew Yang in a tweet last year. The Tesla CEO said in another tweet that Yang’s idea of a universal basic income is “obviously needed.” If indeed elected, Yang said that he plans to give every American $1,000 a month.

Musk also jested that Yang would be the country’s first “openly goth” president, after Yang disclosed that he treasures The Cure and The Smiths bands, together with some photos from his goth phase. Yang is the ninth candidate to qualify for the next round of presidential primary September debates that will be held in Houston.

Elon Musk On Joe Rogan

Musk smoked weed on The Joe Rogan Experience. consequently, NASA had to undertake a pricey investigation into SpaceX Afterwards. The mogul admitted to his employees that his actions were “not wise.” He sent an email to his team to let them know he was regretting what he did and to remind them that his company, SpaceX is a drug-free environment.

He also wanted to shed some light that weed isn’t accepted in the SpaceX workplace. “SpaceX personnel may not use or possess any controlled substance while in the workplace, and also may not be under the influence of legal or illegal drugs while at work,” Musk wrote.

Elon Musk Facebook

Musk deleted his company’s Facebook pages for both SpaceX and Tesla. He deleted the pages for Tesla because he does not like the social media behemoth. “Gives me the willies,” he tweeted. He further expressed distrust of the way Facebook handles consumer data.

Elon Musk Top Books

Structures by J.E. Gordon.
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson.
Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson.
Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom.
Zero to One by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters.

Elon Musk Height and Weight

Musk stands tall at a height of six feet seventeen inches (6ft 17 inches) and weighs a massive eighty-two kilograms ( 82 kgs).

Elon Musk Education

Musk enrolled at Waterkloof House Preparatory School and Bryanston High School before graduating from Pretoria Boys High School. He later joined the University of Pretoria for five months then moved to Canada where he enrolled at Queen’s University in 1989.

He then study business and physics at the University of Pennsylvania in 1992, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics. In 1994, he had his two internships in Silicon Valley during the summer: at the start-up of the Pinnacle Research Institute, which researched electrolytic ultracapacitors for energy storage, and at Pal.

Elon Musk Family

Musk was raised up in Pretoria, South Africa, in a family of three children of Maye Haldeman Musk and Errol Musk. His mother, Maye was a model and dietitian from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada whereas his father, Errol, was a South African electromechanical engineer, pilot, and sailor. Musk’s parents got a divorce in 1980 and he mostly lived with his father in the suburbs of Pretoria. He says it was not a good idea as his relationship with his father was severed as an adult.

Elon Musk Siblings

Musk was raised up along with his two younger siblings: a brother by the name Kimbal born in 1972 and a sister called Tosca who was born in 1974. His sister Tosca Musk works as a filmmaker, is the founder of Musk Entertainment with which she has produced various movies. He also has a half-sister and a half-brother.

Elon Musk Wife

Musk first married Justine Wilson, a Canadian author. The duo first met at Ontario’s Queen’s University where they were both students. They later got married in 2000 but separated in 2008. The pair first son, Nevada Alexander Musk, died of a sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) at the age of 10 weeks. They have five sons whose custody they share and were all conceived via In Vitro fertilization (IVF). In 2004, they were blessed with twins and with triplets in 2006.

Elon started dating Talulah Riley, an English actress, in 2008 and got married to her in 2010. He then made the announcement that he had ended his four-year relationship with Riley in January 2012. Their relationship was rekindled and they remarried in July 2013. Musk later filed for a 2nd divorce in December 2014 before withdrawing the action.

It was again announced in March 2016 that there were divorce proceedings that were underway, this time with Riley filing for divorce. It was finalized in late 2016. In the same year, Musk started dating American actress, Amber Heard. They, however, split after a year due to conflicting schedules.

Elon Musk Girlfriend

Elon is in a relationship with his Canadian singer girlfriend Grimes. Her real names are Claire Elise Boucher. She is a famous singer but also a songwriter, record producer, and visual artist. The pair revealed that they began dating on May 7, 2018. Their first official appearance as a couple was at the Met Gala.

They have as well attended other official events together like the Hyperloop Pod Competition in July, along with Musk’s five sons, they made an unscheduled appearance at the event. In their love journey, the couple has weathered ups and downs, but their love still won.

Most recently, Grimes announced via her Instagram post that she was expecting a baby. Now, all that Grime’s and Elon Musk’s fans are waiting for is to hear wedding bells or the moment Elon Finally will decide to make Grimes his wife officially.

 Elon Musk New Baby With Girlfriend Grimes

Elon Musk and Grimes has a baby boy now. Grimes announced her pregnancy on Instagram at the beginning fo the year. Last night, on 04, 05 2020, she and her billionaire tech guy/part-time SoundCloud producer boyfriend Musk welcomed a baby boy into the world addition to the Musk family.

The child who is yet to be named is Grimes’ first but to the businessman, Elon Musk who already has five sons from his previous marriage, the baby will be his sixth born if not the last born child of the mogul. Musk tweeted that both his girlfriend Grimes and the new baby are “all good.” He also posted a picture of himself holding the child.

Elon Musk New Baby’s Names

The name that Elon Musk and his girlfriend Grimes chose to give their new child is just unique and beautiful, who would have thought of such a name if not the one and only Tesla group owner! Elon Musk’s newborn son’s name is X Æ A-12. Grimes went on to her twitter account to share the meaning behind her baby’s names. Singer Grimes explained the baby’s unique initials, breaking it down bit by bit.

“X, the unknown variable,” the singer wrote first, adding an emoji of two crossing swords. “Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Artificial intelligence).”

“A-12 = precursor to SR-17 (our favorite aircraft). No weapons, no defenses, just speed. Great in battle, but non-violent,” she continued, adding a white heart emoji. “(A=Archangel, my favorite song) (metal rat).”

Elon Musk Children

Elon has five children, all from his first marriage. Twins Griffin and Xavier born in 2004 and triplets Damian, Saxon, and Kai born in 2006.

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