Elon Musk is a huge star in the technology startup world. Musk is the co-founder or founder of several big-name, high-tech companies like: PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla Motors. As one of the hottest names in the startup business community, Musk has an estimated net worth over $13 billion. He was born in Pretoria, South Africa in 1971, and has three nationalities: Canadian, American, and South African. His mother is a Canadian model and his father is a South African engineer. Around his 18th birthday, he moved to Canada to attend college and soon moved to the US to finish his degree at the University of Pennsylvania.