Kimbal Musk Biography
(Venture Capitalist, Restaurateurs)
Birthday: September 20, 1972 (Virgo)
Born In: Pretoria, South Africa
Kimbal Musk is a South African born-Canadian businessman, venture capitalist, philanthropist, environmentalist, and restaurateur. He is the younger brother of Elon Musk, the co-founder and CEO of Tesla Inc. Widely regarded as a “global social entrepreneur” for his efforts in the pursuit of “an America where everyone has access to real food”, Musk started his career at Scotiabank. In 1995, he and Elon established an online city guide corporation named Zip2. It turned out to be a highly profitable endeavour and he gradually emerged as a successful software and technological investor. In the early 2000s, he turned a new page in his career by starting to attend the French Culinary School in New York. After graduation, he launched The Kitchen Boulder, an award-winning restaurant in Boulder, Colorado with some other investors. He was also one of the founders of The Kitchen Community, a 501(c)3 non-profit that has set up numerous outdoor classrooms called “Learning Gardens” in schoolyards across the US, and of Square Roots, a farming accelerator for urban communities. He is the current owner of The Kitchen Cafe, LLC, a chain of community restaurants located across the rural US, and an active board member of Tesla Inc., SpaceX, and Chipotle Mexican Grill. The winner of the 2017 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Musk is often cited as the “founding father of the modern food movement”.