American Engineer who founded PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla Motors. In 2015, he was worth over $10 billion.
He became a naturalized American citizen in 2002.
He was the inspiration for director Jon Favreau's take on classic comic book character Tony Stark in the Iron Man film franchise.
He received Economics and Physics degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
His brother and sister were CEOs of OneRiot and Musk Entertainment, respectively. He has five sons named Damian, Kai, Griffin, Saxon and Xavier. He and actress Talulah Riley were married two separate times, divorcing in each instance.
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