In an entrepreneurial family, he is the oldest of three brothers. Kimbal Musk, his brother, is a venture capitalist and environmentalist at the moment. Tosca Musk, his girlfriend, is an award-winning producer and director.
On Thursday night, after 11 days of bombings and rocket launches from Gaza, Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire negotiated by Egypt. On Friday, the cease-fire appeared to be holding, with Palestinians having joyful gatherings across the occupied territories and Israel lifting emergency restrictions in rocket-hit areas. Both sides have stated that the ceasefire will be maintained based on the current situation on the ground.