American Engineer who founded PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla Motors. In 2015, his net worth was over $10 billion.
He received economics and physics degrees from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania .
He became a naturalized American citizen in 2002.
His brother Kimbal and sister Tosca were CEOs of OneRiot and Musk Entertainment, respectively. 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 was the inspiration for director Jon Favreau 's take on classic comic book character Tony Stark in the Iron Man film franchise.