Elon Musk (Entrepreneur), born on June 28, 1971 in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. Elon Musk's age 48 years & Zodiac Sign Cancer, nationality South African (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Elon Musk?
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Elon Musk Height
6 Feet 2.5 Inches (189.23 cm)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||6 Feet 2.5 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||189.23 cm|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||82 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||180.77 lbs|
Elon Musk Body Measurements
Elon Musk's full body measurements are 45 inches (114.3 cm) - 15.5 inches (39.37 cm) - 34 inches (86.36 cm).
|Measurements||45-34-15.5 inches/ 114.3-86.36-39.37 cm|
|Chest Size||45 inches (114.3 cm)|
|Biceps Size||15.5 inches (39.37 cm)|
|Waist Size (Male)||34 inches (86.36 cm)|
Bio And Wiki
Elon Musk is one of the most famous and trending Entrepreneur in whole world right now. Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971 in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. He was born as Elon Reeve Musk, but best known as Elon Musk.
Family, Childhood, and Education
His father name is Errol Musk (Electromechanical engineer, Pilot, Sailor) and mother name is Maye Musk (Model, Dietician). He has two siblings name Kimbal is the younger brother who was born in 1972 and Tosca is the younger sister who was also born in 1974.
She studied at private schools and attended Waterkloof House Preparatory School. He completed his high school education at Pretoria Boys High School.
In June 1989, Elon moved to Canada after obtaining Canadian citizenship through his Canadian-born mother. In Canada, Elon joined the Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, for undergraduate study.
After studying for 2 years at the university, Elon took a transfer in 1992, to the University of Pennsylvania. In May 1997, Elon graduated with 2 Bachelor’s degrees: a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from its College of Arts and Sciences, and a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from its Wharton School of Business.
After that, Elon moved to California in 1995 and decided to pursue a Ph.D. in applied physics and material science at the Stanford University. But, just after 2 days, he left the course to start his own company in the field of internet, renewable energy, and outer space.
He launched his first company, Zip2 Corporation, in 1995 with his brother, Kimbal Musk. An online city guide, Zip2 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 bought Zip2 for $307 million in cash and $34 million in stock options.
In 1999, Elon and Kimbal Musk used the money from their sale of Zip2 to found X.com, an online financial services/payments company. An X.com acquisition the following year led to the creation of PayPal as it is known today.
In October 2002, Musk earned his first billion when PayPal was acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion in stock. Before the sale, Musk owned 11 percent of PayPal stock.
He founded his third company, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, or SpaceX, in 2002 with the intention of building spacecraft for commercial space travel. By 2008, SpaceX was well established, and NASA awarded the company the contract to handle cargo transport for the International Space Station—with plans for astronaut transport in the future—in a move to replace NASA’s own space shuttle missions.
On May 22, 2012, he and SpaceX made history when the company launched its Falcon 9 rocket into space with an unmanned capsule. The vehicle was sent to the International Space Station with 1,000 pounds of supplies for the astronauts stationed there, marking the first time a private company had sent a spacecraft to the International Space Station. Of the launch, Musk was quoted as saying, "I feel very lucky. ... For us, it's like winning the Super Bowl."
In December 2013, a Falcon 9 successfully carried a satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit, a distance at which the satellite would lock into an orbital path that matched the Earth's rotation. In February 2015, SpaceX launched another Falcon 9 fitted with the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite, aiming to observe the extreme emissions from the sun that affect power grids and communications systems on Earth.
In March 2017, SpaceX saw the successful test flight and landing of a Falcon 9 rocket made from reusable parts, a development that opened the door for more affordable space travel.
A setback came in November 2017, when an explosion occurred during a test of the company's new Block 5 Merlin engine. SpaceX reported that no one was hurt, and that the issue would not hamper its planned rollout of a future generation of Falcon 9 rockets.
The company enjoyed another milestone moment in February 2018 with the successful test launch of the powerful Falcon Heavy rocket. Armed with additional Falcon 9 boosters, the Falcon Heavy was designed to carry immense payloads into orbit and potentially serve as a vessel for deep space missions. For the test launch, the Falcon Heavy was given a payload of Musk's cherry-red Tesla Roadster, equipped with cameras to "provide some epic views" for the vehicle's planned orbit around the sun.
In July 2018, Space X enjoyed the successful landing of a new Block 5 Falcon rocket, which touched down on a drone ship less than 9 minutes after liftoff.
In September 2017, Musk presented an updated design plan for his BFR (an acronym for either "Big F---ing Rocket" or "Big Falcon Rocket"), a 31-engine behemoth topped by a spaceship capable of carrying at least 100 people. He revealed that SpaceX was aiming to launch the first cargo missions to Mars with the vehicle in 2022, as part of his overarching goal of colonizing the Red Planet.
In March 2018, the entrepreneur told an audience at the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, that he hoped to have the BFR ready for short flights early the following year, while delivering a knowing nod at his previous problems with meeting deadlines.
The following month, it was announced that SpaceX would construct a facility at the Port of Los Angeles to build and house the BFR. The port property presented an ideal location for SpaceX, as its mammoth rocket will only be movable by barge or ship when completed.
In late March 2018, SpaceX received permission from the U.S. government to launch a fleet of satellites into low orbit for the purpose of providing Internet service. The satellite network, named Starlink, would ideally make broadband service more accessible in rural areas, while also boosting competition in heavily populated markets that are typically dominated by one or two providers.
SpaceX launched the first batch of 60 satellites in May 2019, and followed with another payload of 60 satellites that November. While this represented significant progress for the Starlink venture, the appearance of these bright orbiters in the night sky, with the potential of thousands more to come, worried astronomers who felt that a proliferation of satellites would increase the difficulty of studying distant objects in space.
Awards And Achievements
He has been honored with awards like ‘Edison Award,’ ‘Automotive Executive,’ ‘Howard Hughes Memorial Award,’ ‘IEEE Honorary Membership,’ and ‘Heinlein Prize for Advances in Space Commercialization.’ Elon Musk is also considered as one smartest and influential names in the world, which such immense knowledge of IT and its other prospects.
Wife And Childrens
His first wife is Justine Wilson who is a Canadian author. They married in 2000 and ended in 2008. Their first son named as Nevada Alexander Musk died on 10 weeks due to sudden infant death syndrome. Later they had five sons due to Vitro fertilization by which they got twins in 2004 and triplet in 2006. After separation, they shared the custody of five sons. Then he began dating Talulah Riley. They married in 2010. But they separated in 2012. Then again they remarried in 2013. And again in 2016, they got divorced. In 2016 he dated Amber Heard but in 2017 they got separated. He started dating Grimes in 2018. Grime is a popular Canadian musician.
Elon Musk Net Worth And Salary
As of 2020, the estimated Elon Musk's net worth is $142 million USD. Elon Musk salary as of 2020 is $5.2 million per year.
Social Media Profile
He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 1.2 million followers on Instagram, around 36.8 million followers on Twitter and more than 472k followers on Facebook.
Trivia: Elon Musk Facts
* He is the son of Maye Musk (Haldeman), a model and dietitian, and Errol Graham Musk, an engineer.
* His brother Kimbal and sister Tosca were CEOs of OneRiot and Musk Entertainment, respectively.
* He received economics and physics degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
* During his student life at the University of Pennsylvania, Elon and his friend rented a 10-bedroom fraternity house and used it as an unofficial nightclub to earn extra money.
* He founded PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors and Neuralink.
* He was the inspiration for director Jon Favreau's take on classic comic book character Tony Stark in the Iron Man film. He appeared on Joe Rogan's Podcast.
* In 2000 he married Justine Wilson and after having six sons the couple divorced in 2008. He and actress Talulah Riley were married two separate times. In 2017, he briefly dated actress Amber Heard. Then in 2018, he began dating singer Grimes. He and Grimes welcomed a son named X Æ A-12 in 2020.
* In 2018, his net worth was over $20.8 billion and he was ranked by Forbes as the 53rd richest person in the world.
* He believes in the existence of artificial intelligence in the universe and has often spoken about its potential dangers.
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