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Elon Musk

1971 - Today

Elon Musk

Elon Reeve Musk (; born June 28, 1971) is an engineer, industrial designer, technology entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX; early investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018. In 2018, he was ranked 25th on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People, and was ranked joint-first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019. As of August 14, 2020, his net worth was estimated at $76.7 billion U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elon Musk has received more than 68,912,431 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 56th most popular inventor.

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  • 64.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 97

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among INVENTORS

Among inventors, Elon Musk ranks 56 out of 323Before him are George Westinghouse, Willis Carrier, Isaac Singer, Étienne Lenoir, Charles Goodyear, and James Naismith. After him are Josephine Cochrane, Les Paul, George Eastman, Henry Fox Talbot, Alexander Stepanovich Popov, and Louis Renault.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1971, Elon Musk ranks 7Before him are Tupac Shakur, Justin Trudeau, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Julian Assange, Jared Leto, and Pep Guardiola. After him are Anna Netrebko, Jeremy Renner, Lance Armstrong, Winona Ryder, Snoop Dogg, and Mark Wahlberg.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Elon Musk ranks 11 out of 220Before him are Nadine Gordimer (1923), Sarah Baartman (1788), F. W. de Klerk (1936), Christiaan Barnard (1922), Desmond Tutu (1931), and Miriam Makeba (1932). After him are Paul Kruger (1825), Jacob Zuma (1942), Max Theiler (1899), Thabo Mbeki (1942), P. W. Botha (1916), and Charlize Theron (1975).

Among INVENTORS In South Africa

Among inventors born in South Africa, Elon Musk ranks 1After him are Phil Ramone (1934).