He founded The Boring Company, an infrastructure and tunnel-construction company, in December 2016.
In addition to his primary business pursuits, Musk has envisioned a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop, and has proposed a vertical take-off and landing supersonic jet electric aircraft with electric fan propulsion, known as the Musk electric jet.
Born in Pretoria, Musk taught himself computer programming at the age of 12.
He moved to Canada when he was 17 to attend Queen's University.
For a person who's internationally famous and whose very name is more or less a buzz word for tech money, Musk has managed to remain a face primarily of business rather than personal drama—though his relationship history is actually quite fascinating.She was challenging their postnuptial agreement in court at the time.