Elon Musk
  • Name Elon Musk, Tesla / Space X
  • Bio Serial entrepreneur and innovator Elon Musk became a multimillionaire in his late twenties when he sold his first start-up company, Zip2, to a division of Compaq Computers. But he is best known for co-founding X.com—which later became PayPal, and which he sold to eBay in 2002. He has since started SpaceX, the first private company to launch a rocket into space, and Tesla Motors, which builds electric cars.