Yes, Elon Musk is an African.
Elon Musk, the billionaire tech entrepreneur, arguably one of the most revolutionary entrepreneurs of this age, is an African.
He was born in Pretoria, South Africa in 1971. His Dad, Errol Musk is a South African who still lives in South Africa.
As at May 2020, Elon Musk is worth US$36.5 billion
Some of the companies he has founded/involved with;
Paypal: a company operating a worldwide online payment system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders.
SpaceX: an aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company. It was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs to enable the colonization of Mars.
Tesla: is an electric vehicle and clean energy company. The company specializes in electric vehicle manufacturing, battery energy storage from home to grid-scale and, through its acquisition of SolarCity, solar panel and solar roof tile manufacturing.