Elon Musk

Entrepreneur Elon Musk Full Name: Elon Musk

South African

Profession: Entrepreneur
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.

Born: June 28, 1971 (46 years old)
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa

Married Life

  • 2010-09-25 PayPal founder Elon Musk (39) weds actress Talulah Riley (24) at Dornoch Cathedral in Scotland

Historical Events in the Life of Elon Musk

  • 2002-05-06 Entrepreneur Elon 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
  • 2017-07-09 CEO Elon Musk is the first owner of Telsa's first mass market electric car - the Model 3
  • 2017-07-20 Elon Musk tweets he has "verbal govt approval" to build 29 minute Hyperloop between New York and Washington D.C.

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