Elon Musk is a South African born Canadian and American engineer, inventor, entrepreneur and investor. Musk has taken the tech world by storm even from an early stage of life. He sits as the founder, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, the product architect of Tesla, cochair at open Ai, CEO of Neuralink and has been involved with a number of different companies including solar city, zip2, x.com and more.
One of his original companies was x.com which would eventually merge with another partner and become the payment processing digital wallet Paypal. Musk has an extensive networth estimated at over $15.2 billion. He is an international entrepreneur and recognized as being one of the top 80 wealthiest people.
Forbes has recognized Elon musk is one of the top 25 most powerful individuals in the world. With ambitious goals plan for every facet of his empire, musk as the goal and the vision to change the world for the future of humanity. His overall goals are to reduce global warming, focus on AI technology, build sustainable energy and reduce the risk of human extinction through settling other planets. He has founded an initiative for creating an established human colony on Mars and continues to fund efforts in space research and innovation to build towards this future.
Musk holds an extensive number of patents many of which he is made available for free to companies who are willing to use them to change the world. With six children he has a Canadian connection through his Mother Maye Musk who was a model and dietitian born in Regina Saskatchewan. Musk developed an interest in technology at an early age starting to develop his computer programming skills at the age of 10 on a Commodore VIC 20. He would become an official Canadian citizen at the age of 18 and an American citizen in 2002. He continues to reside in Bel Air and Los Angeles California.