Why Famous: Musk is an engineer, inventor and investor focused on the technology, transport and space industries.
He is the founder of SpaceX, co-founder of Zip2, PayPal and Tesla Motors and chairman of SolarCity.
- 2010-09-25 PayPal founder Elon Musk (39) weds actress Talulah Riley (24) at Dornoch Cathedral in Scotland
- 2002-05-06 Entrepreneur Eon Musk founds SpaceX
- 2008-09-28 SpaceX launches the first ever private spacecraft, the Falcon 1 into orbit.
- 2010-12-08 With the second launch of the SpaceX Dragon, SpaceX becomes the first privately held company to successfully launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft.
- 2012-05-25 A SpaceX Dragon becomes the first commercial spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station