Elon Musk: Surprising Facts You Didn't Know

Multibillionaire businessman Elon Musk

who holds the position of CEO for a number of companies, including Tesla and SpaceX.

He was naturalized into American citizenship after being born in South Africa in 1971.

Zip2, a provider of software for online city guides, was co-founded by 1Musk.

which he sold for almost $300 million in 1999.

Musk founded SpaceX in 2002 with the goal of lowering the cost of space travel.

He serves as the CEO of the electric vehicle and sustainable energy company Tesla.