Elon Musk was born and raised in South Africa by his father, a South African engineer, Errol Musk; and his mother, Maye Haldeman, a Canadian nutritionist and model.
He taught himself computer programming and, by the age of 12, sold the code of a video game he created called Blastar for approximately $500 USD
Musk studied at Queen's University, later at the University of Pennsylvania and at the University of Standford. He has a Physics and economics degree
He has developed several apps/companies, including SpaceX and PayPal, which sold for 1.5 billion
Musk is the co-founder, CEO and product architect at Tesla Motors, a company formed in 2003 that is dedicated to producing affordable, mass-market electric cars as well as battery products and solar roofs.
He plans to establish the first colony on Mars by 2022, because their rockets are the most powerful in the world, and the only reusable ones, since they can land again and only load fuel