(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX and SolarCity.

Personal:Birth date: June 28, 1971Birth place: Pretoria, South AfricaBirth name: Elon Reeve MuskFather: Errol Musk, engineerRead MoreMother: Maye (Haldeman) Musk, nutritionist and modelMarriages: Talulah Riley (2013-2016, divorced for the second time), (2010-2012, divorced for the first time); Justine (Wilson) Musk (2000-2008, divorced)Children: with Justine (Wilson) Musk: Nevada, died at 10 weeks; twins Griffin and Xavier; triplets Damian, Saxon and KaiEducation: Attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1990-1992; University of Pennsylvania, B.S. in economics and B.A. in physics, 1995; briefly attended Stanford University in 1995Other Facts:CEO and CTO of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), a commercial space exploration company. CEO and product architect of electric automaker Tesla Motors.Chairman, and largest shareholder of solar power company SolarCity.Chairman of Musk Foundation, an organization supporting research on renewable energy, human space exploration and pediatrics.At age 12, sold his code for a video game called “Blastar” to a computer magazine for $500.Film director Jon Favreau has said Musk helped inspire the on-screen version of genius billionaire Tony Stark in the “Iron Man” films.Under a new law, Tesla Motors cannot sell cars directly to consumers in New Jersey effective April 1. Under a new law, Tesla Motors cannot sell cars directly to consumers in New Jersey effective April 1. Photos: Tesla's electric carUnder a new law, Tesla Motors cannot sell cars directly to consumers in New Jersey effective April 1. Under a new law, Tesla Motors cannot sell cars directly to consumers in New Jersey effective April 1. Photos: Tesla's electric carTesla's electric car – Under a new law, Tesla Motors cannot sell cars directly to consumers in New Jersey effective April 1. Hide Caption 1 of 9A Google map is displayed on a screen in a Tesla Model S sedan. A Google map is displayed on a screen in a Tesla Model S sedan. Photos: Tesla's electric carTesla's electric car – A Google map is displayed on a screen in a Tesla Model S sedan. Hide Caption 2 of 9The Tesla Model X is unveiled at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, California, in 2012.  The Tesla Model X is unveiled at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, California, in 2012.  Photos: Tesla's electric carTesla's electric car – The Tesla Model X is unveiled at the company’s design studio in Hawthorne, California, in 2012. Hide Caption 3 of 9Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been encouraging people in the Garden State to go to New York or Pennsylvania to buy Tesla cars.Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been encouraging people in the Garden State to go to New York or Pennsylvania to buy Tesla cars. Photos: Tesla's electric carTesla's electric car – Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been encouraging people in the Garden State to go to New York or Pennsylvania to buy Tesla cars.Hide Caption 4 of 9Tesla RAV4 EV is displayed at an auto show. Tesla RAV4 EV is displayed at an auto show. Photos: Tesla's electric carTesla's electric car – Tesla RAV4 EV is displayed at an auto show. Hide Caption 5 of 9People wonder whether Tesla will turn the car-marketing world on its head, do away with the franchised dealership system and change the way people in the U.S. buy cars.People wonder whether Tesla will turn the car-marketing world on its head, do away with the franchised dealership system and change the way people in the U.S. buy cars. Photos: Tesla's electric carTesla's electric car – People wonder whether Tesla will turn the car-marketing world on its head, do away with the franchised dealership system and change the way people in the U.S. buy cars.Hide Caption 6 of 9In June 2008, then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced that Tesla Motors would build a facility in California to manufacture its all-electric Tesla Roadster. In June 2008, then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced that Tesla Motors would build a facility in California to manufacture its all-electric Tesla Roadster. Photos: Tesla's electric carTesla's electric car – In June 2008, then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced that Tesla Motors would build a facility in California to manufacture its all-electric Tesla Roadster. Hide Caption 7 of 9Tesla Roadster is the world's fastest electric sports car.   Tesla Roadster is the world's fastest electric sports car.   Photos: Tesla's electric carTesla's electric car – Tesla Roadster is the world’s fastest electric sports car. Hide Caption 8 of 9Tesla has received positive reviews for its electric cars. Tesla has received positive reviews for its electric cars. Photos: Tesla's electric carTesla's electric car – Tesla has received positive reviews for its electric cars. Hide Caption 9 of 901 tesla motors restricted02 tesla motors restricted03 tesla motors restricted04 tesla motors restricted05 tesla motors restricted06 tesla motors restricted07 tesla motors restricted08 tesla motors restricted09 tesla motors restrictedTimeline:1995 – Musk co-founds Zip2 Corp., a company that develops online city guides.

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