Elon Reeve Musk was born in Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa on June 28, 1971. He is an entrepreneur, engineer, philanthropist, and academician of the National Academy of Engineering. He also has triple nationality of South Africa, Canada and the United States . On March 2, 2021, the Hurun Research Institute released the "2021 Hurun Global Rich List", and Musk became the world's richest man for the first time with a wealth of 1.28 trillion yuan. In October of the same year, Musk became the first person in history to be worth more than $300 billion.