Elon Musk | Tesla
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 8:21PM
Kofi Carter in Elon Musk, Legends, PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, The New Class, University of Pennsylvania

image credit: b_d_solis/FlickrElon Musk was born on on June 28, 1971 in South Africa. Musk is the founder and CEO of the electric automotive company Tesla Motors, and SpaceX, a private aerospace company specializing in space transport. He is also one of the co-founders of PayPal and chairman of SolarCity, a provider of solar energy systems. Musk graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Physics.

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