Elon Musk Get to know the 48-year old scientist Elon Musk, before he got famous (e.g. Founder, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX). IMDB reports Epic Fu (TV Series) was Elon Musk's first TV appearance in 2008. BirthdayJune 28, 1971NationalityAmericanName in PassportElon Reeve MuskEthnicitySouth-African (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Gauteng, South Africa. His parents Maye Musk (née Haldeman) & Errol Musk are of South-African ethnicity. Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971 on a Monday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes Childhood Photos - When he was young Credit: bornrealist.com Year Book Photos Credit: theelonmusk.com - Read: 20 Funniest Pre-famous Yearbook Photos Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance SpaceX: Entrepreneur's race to space Most popular video on Youtube SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System Views: 4.991.378 Share your real life experiences with Elon Musk here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!