Elon Musk a Glorious Man Journey, Co-Founder of 6 Companies.

Elon Musk Biography
Elon Musk Biography

Quick Information on Elon Musk.

Full nameElon Reeve Musk
Date of BirthJune 28, 1971
Birth PlacePretoria, South Africa.
Father NameErrol Musk
Mother NameMaye Musk
SiblingsKimbal Musk ( Brother)
Tosca Musk (sister)
SpouseJustine Musk (2000-2008)
Talulah Riley (2010-2016)
ChildrenNevada Alexander Musk(son)(dead)
Griffin Musk(son)
Kai Musk(son)
X AE A-Xii Musk(son)
Saxon Musk(son)
Damian Musk(son)
Vivian Jenna Wilson (transgender)
Exa Dark Sideræl Musk( daughter)
EducationPretoria Boys High School
Queen’s University
University of Pennsylvania
Stanford University
ProfessionEntrepreneur and business executive
Net Worth22, 640 crores USD
Quick Information on Elon Musk.

Elon-Musk Birth Chart

Date of BirthJune 28, 1971
Time of Birth00:00:00 (not available)
Place of BirthPretoria, South Africa
Day of BirthMonday 
Rashi SignLeo
Sun signGemini
Elon-Musk birth information


Elon-Musk- Birth-Chart
Elon-Musk- Birth-Chart

The early life of Elon Musk and his family

Elon Musk was born on 28, June 1971 in the land of Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa. His father belongs to South Africa and his Mother is Canadian. His father Errol Musk is an electromechanical engineer and pilot. His mother Maye Musk is a model and dietitian. He is the eldest son in the family after that couple gave birth to Justine Musk brother of Elon Musk and Tosca Musk sister of Elon Musk.

Errol Musk (Father)

Errol Musk is a South African Politician, electromechanical engineer, and pilot. He was born in the year 1946 in the land of South Africa. According to research, it is found that he has a high IQ level and was the youngest person to get a professional degree in South Africa. In 1970 he married Maye Musk. In 1971 they gave birth to Elon Musk and after that, they planned for two more children Kimbal Musk and Tosca Musk. The couple’s marriage did not survive further and got divorced in 1980.

Errol-Musk father of Elon  Musk

Maye Musk(Mother)

Maye Musk was born on  April 19, 1948, in Canada. She is a doctor dietitian, model, and International bestselling Author. She has been a model for 50 years and appeared on the cover of many magazines. She has been working in the fashion industry since when she was 15 years old.

Maye Musk Mother of Elon Musk

Kimbal Musk (Brother):

Kimbal James Musk younger brother of Elon Musk born on 20 September 1972. Professionally he is a chef, restauranteur, and philanthropist. He pursued his master’s degree in business from Queen’s University. In 1995 Elon Musk and Kimbal Musk both founded their first company Zip2 Corporation. He got married to Jen Lewin and had three children. Later he divorced Jen Lewin and tie the knot to Christiana Wyly in April 2018.

Kimbal-Musk brother of Elon Musk

Tosca Musk (Sister):

Tosca Musk a younger sister of Elon Musk born on 20 July 1974. She is a South African filmmaker. She worked as a director as well as an executive producer for films as well television programs. In 2017 she co-founded Passionflix. She did not marry but chose IVF to give birth to two twins Grayson Musk and Isabeau Musk in 2013.

Tosca Musk younger sister of Elon Musk

Elon Musk Wife and Girlfriends

Justine Musk( 2000-2008) Wife:

She was born on 2 September 1972. Professionally she is a Canadian author. She met Elon Musk while she was studying at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada in the same college Elon Musk was also a student. In 2000 she Married him and got separated in 2008 after giving birth to his six children Nevada Alexander Musk, Griffin Musk, Vivian Musk, Kai, Saxon, and Damian Musk.

Justin-Musk Elon Musk First wife.

Talulah Riley: ( 2010-2012) & (2013-2016) Wife:

She was born on 26 September 1985 in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. Professionally she is an actress and writer. They first met in 2008 at a bar in London. She got married to Elon Musk in 2010 but in 2012 divorced Elon- Musk due to some ups-down in her relationship.

They both were in deep love which make them remarriage again in 2013 but again the marriage could not survive and the couple finally got separated in 2016. The couple does not have any kids. As a writer, she published her two books in 2016″ “Acts of Love” and ” The Quickening”.

Talulah-Riley Elon Musk second wife.

Claire Elise Boucher (2018-2022) Girlfriend:

She is a Canadian musician born on 17 March 1988. She is professionally known as Grimes. Officially in the eyes of the public, they were first seen together at the Met Gala in May 2018. In 2020 she was found to be pregnant which was an official declaration about their relationship.

Claire Elise Boucher

Shivon Zilis: Girlfriend

She was born on  8 February 1986 in the land of Ontario, Canada. She worked as director of Operations and Special Projects at Neuralink. In November 2021 she welcomed the Elon Musk twins. Their relationship was always been secret.

Shivon Zilis: Girlfriend of Elon Musk

Elon Musk’s children

Nevada Alexander Musk: Elon- Musk married a Canadian girl Justine Wilson in 2000. In 2002 the couple welcomed a son Nevada Alexander Musk. He could not survive and died early within 10 weeks because of sudden infant death syndrome.

Griffin and Vivian Musk: After the death of their first child the couple decide to grow their family with the help of IVF. In April 2004 twins take birth in their family Griffin and Vivian Musk. Vivan Musk was found to be transgender when she filed the request to change her name according to her new gender and put her last name as of her mother. Her new name become Vivian Jenna Wilson from Vivian Musk.

Kai, Saxon, and Damian Musk: In January 2006 couple Welcomed triple sons using IVF Kai, Saxon, and Damian Musk. After that, the couple got divorced in 2008.

X AE A-XII Musk: In May 2020 Grimes girlfriend of Elon- Musk give birth to his seventh son X AE A-XII.

Twins of Shivon Zilis & Elon Musk: In November 2021, Both welcomed their twins. Elon- Musk and Shivon Zilis filed a petition to change the names of their twins. They wanted to keep the last name as the father’s last name and the middle name as the mother’s last name. The petition was got approved in May 2022.

Exa Dark Sideræl Musk: In March 2022 Grimes and Elon Musk welcome their daughter with the help of surrogacy. In March 2023 Grimes gave her name Y as their first child’s name given as X.

Family Tree of Elon Musk
Family Tree of Elon Musk

Elon-Musk Education.

Early Education:

Elon Musk did his early education at the Waterkloof House Preparatory School and went to Bryanston High School for secondary education.

University Education:

For Further studies, he moved to the United States during the 1990s. In 1989 he joined Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada for Studying physics and economics but after two years in 1991, he transferred to the University of Pennsylvania in the United States.

Bachelor’s Degree:

He gets his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. In 1997 he also earned his second bachelor’s degree in Economics from the  Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ph.D. Degree:

For the Ph.D. degree in physics and material sciences, he joined Stanford University in 1997 and got his final Ph.D. degree in 2002.

Elon-Musk Career

Zip2 Corporation (1995-1999):

Elon Musk had moved to California to join Standford University but internally he was planning to pursue his entrepreneurship desire. In 1995 along with his studies, he decided to build Zip2 Corporation a web software company with his brother Kimbal Musk and Greg Kouri. They build the office of their first company in a rented house in Palo Alto.

The company was built to provide a searchable directory for the business. that is the internet version of the yellow page telephone directory including maps. In 1999 he sold his first company to Compaq Computer Corp for  $307 million. After selling, the Zip2 Corporation becomes the unit of the search engine AltaVista.

X.com and PayPal (1999-2002):

After selling the Zip2 Corporation, he founded an online payment company X.com and PayPal in 1999. X.com is an online bank that is founded by Elon Musk with the help of Harris Fricker, Christopher Payne, and Ed Ho. Elon Musk attracts to the software company Confinity Inc because of its easy Payment system.

In 2000 he decided to merge its X.com company with Confinity Inc and renamed it PayPal. The company brings the revolution in e-commerce as it becomes a widely used payment system. In 2002, The e-bay company acquired Paypal for $1.5 billion.

SpaceX (2002-present):
Now, Elon Musk wanted to bring his new innovative idea into the world. In 2002 he founded a new company SpaceX with the agenda of making affordable rockets. The main agenda of the SpaceX Company is to make affordable travel for people to the Red Planet (Mars).

Falcon1 to Starlink

  • In 2006 SpaceX launched its first rocket Falcon1. It is the small lift-launched vehicle that first goes into orbit around the Earth. It has only one booster engine.
  • In June 2010 SpaceX launched Falcon 9. It is a medium-lift vehicle that’s main agenda is to carry cargo and crew into the Earth orbit.
  • In 2018 SpaceX Launched its third rocket Falcon Heavy. It is a super heavy-lift launch vehicle that is used to carry cargo into Earth orbit as well as beyond it.
  • SpaceX launched its Starfish heavy lift vehicle. It is the most powerful rocket that can lift about  5,000 metric tons.
  • SpaceX also developed the first private Dragon spacecraft with the agenda of transporting astronauts to orbit.
  • SpaceX also developed the Starlink satellite with the agenda to provide internet access to over 54 countries. It also has the future aim of providing a global mobile phone service.
  • SpaceX launched 72 satellites on 12 June 2023. For more information, you can visit. https://www.space.com/spacex-transporter-8-launch-72-satellites
  • On 13 June 2023, SpaceX also launched Azista BST Aerospace’s first satellite.

In June 2023 SpaceX hires 14 years old software engineer Kairan Quazi who is in the news recently.

Tesla (2004): In 2004 Elon Musk become one of the Funder of Tesla Motors because of his interest in electrical vehicles. Tesla Motors was founded by the two entrepreneurs Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning. Later it was renamed Tesla., Inc.,
Twitter: In 2009 Elon Musk joined Twitter. Later he purchased the American company Twitter. Inc on 14 April 2022.

Open AI: Open AI is the American artificial intelligence laboratory. The laboratory is founded by 13 board members including Elon Musk.

  • GPT 3 & GPT 3.5 In 2020 Open AI released the autoregressive language model. It is founded to provide answers to questions in human text.
  • DALL-E & DALL-E 2: It is the image-generating model founded by Open AI on 5 January 2021. Its aim of generating images based on the textual description.
  • Chat-GPT: Chat-GPT is the AI language model that is based on GPT-3.5. It is founded on June 11, 2020.

Neuralink: He founded the Neurallink company on July 2016 to develop implantable brain-computer interfaces. Its headquarter is in Fremont, California, U.S.

The Boring Company: He founded the Boring Company on 17 December 2016 to improve tunneling speed. The Boring Company provides services for constructing tunnels.

Frequently asked questions.

What is the net worth of Elon Musk?

His estimated net worth according to resources is about $200 billion.

Has Elon Musk written any books?

No, Elon Musk hasn’t written any of the books by himself. However, there are biographies written on him by other authors.

How many hours does Elon Musk read?

Before co-founding Tesla., Inc he used to read books for about 10 hours a day. The most interesting book that he likes to read is The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and The Lord of the Rings.

How Many hours Elon Musk sleeps?

In the 2018 The New York Times Interview he mentioned that he sleeps less than 6 hours because of his busy schedule he gets minimal time to sleep.