Elon Musk’s Height, Age, Net Worth & Biography

Elon Musk’s height is 6’2” (187 cm).

Because of his cheeky personality, despite being the richest person in the world, Musk has become one of the people’s favorite billionaires. Not to mention, he is also the owner and co-founder of many multi-billion dollar companies like SpaceX, Tesla, etc.

Elon Reeve Musk was born on the 28th of June, 1971 in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa, to the family of Errol Musk and Maye Haldeman. Nevertheless, Musk belonged to a wealthy family, as his father had achieved great success in many fields, such as electromechanics, piloting, sailing, and developing properties. In fact, he was also the half-owner of an emerald mine.

Musk grew up with his two siblings, Kimbal and Tosca, and graduated from Pretoria Boys High School. In 1989, Musk traveled to Canada and attended Queen’s University. After two years, he transferred to the University of Pennsylvania and graduated from the Wharton School.

Elon Musk Bio

Getting into Musk’s career, his first project was Zip2, which he started with his brother Kimbal and Greg Kouri by borrowing his father’s money. The success of Zip2 ended by filling Musk’s pocket with $22 million.

Nonetheless, Musk later co-founded X.com, an online financial service, which was parallelly competed with by another online bank, Confinity. To avoid competition, the two companies merged and followed Confinity’s money-transfer service, PayPal.

In 2001, Musk would raise his boundaries high above the sky by involving himself with the nonprofit Mars Society. Using his early fortune, Musk later founded SpaceX. After countless ups and downs, the company’s net worth was estimated at $10 billion.

Well, Musk didn’t stop his success there, as he would later invest in Tesla, SolarCity, and many more, and still achieve great success.

Full Name

Elon Reeve Musk


Teflon Elon


Business magnate, Investor, Chief Engineer, Product Architect

Famous for

Being a billionaire who owns multi-billion companies like SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company, Neuralink, and OpenAI

Date of Birth

June 28, 1971

Age (as of 2022)

51 years


Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa

Zodiac Sign



Pretoria Boys High School


Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Father’s Name

Errol Musk

Mother’s Name

Maye Haldeman


Kimbal Musk, Tosca Musk

Marital Status


Girlfriend Name

Grimes (2018-2022)

Ex-Wife Name

Justine Wilson, Talulah Riley

Friends Name

Serge Brin, Larry Page, Steve Jurvetson




Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa

Current Address

Boca Chica, Texas, U.S.


Kai Musk, Saxon Musk, Damian Musk, Griffin Musk, Nevada Alexander Musk, Exa Dark Sideræl Musk, Vivian Jenna Wilson, X Æ A-Xii Musk


Gaming, Touring, Tennis


Entrepreneur of the Year, National Space Society’s Von Braun Trophy, National Conservation Achievement award, The President’s Award for Exploration and Technology

Net Worth

$274 Billion

Monthly Earning

$200 Million

Physical Measurement & More

Although Musk is not known for his appearance, he still looks very young for a 51-year-old guy. Nevertheless, we have listed all of his physical measurements as shown below. So, feel free to take a look at it if you are interested.

Height (approx.)

In centimeters - 187 cm

In meters - 1.87 m

In feet inches - 6’2”

Weight (approx.)

82 kg

Eye Color

Moss Green

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Social Media Account Link

One of Musk’s charms comes through his social media accounts, as that’s where he posts all of his latest activities. And well, fans are always intrigued and fascinated by looking at Musk’s posts, which oftentimes prove to be really funny.




















  • Elon Musk stands at No. 1 in the list of richest people in the world with a net worth of $274 billion as of 2022.
  • Musk was born into the wealthy Musk family, as his father, Errol Musk, half-owned an emerald mine and excelled in many fields.
  • At the age of 12, Musk displayed his computer talent by creating a video game and sending it to a computer magazine.
  • Musk left his birthplace in 1988 and arrived in Canada, where he would later complete his education at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Musk founded Zip2 in 1995, X.com in 1999 (which later merged with Confinity to become PayPal), and SpaceX in 2002.
  • Musk is the major shareholder of Tesla, which also acquired SolarCity in 2016 for over $2 billion.

Commonly Asked Questions About Elon Musk

  • How did Elon Musk get so famous?
    • While being the owner, co-founder, and major shareholder of the biggest companies in the world, Musk also has a charm that makes everyone like him, which has greatly contributed to his popularity.
  • What ethnicity is Elon Musk?
    • Musk has British and Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry, while being born to a South African father and a Canadian mother.
  • What is Elon Musk’s IQ?
    • There is no official evidence to show Musk’s IQ. But, we believe he falls towards the higher IQ side of things.

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