Born on – June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa.
Mother – Maye Musk, a Canadian model.
Father – Errol Musk, a wealthy South African engineer.
Net worth – $182.6B as of 2/5/21.
Elon Musk made a game named BLASTER at the age of 12 and sold that game to PC & Office Technology Company for $ 500.
Some Interesting Facts:
It is said that when he was in college, he used to spend less than 1 $ on his one day meal.
He spends over 12 hours a day reading books.
Elon Musk had once hired his friend, and every weekend evening, he converted that house into a nightclub for his college friends and the
Entry Fees userd to be $ 5. Sometimes more than 500 people used to come to that nightclub.
Elon Musk founded a software company named Zip 2 with his brother.
It functioned slightly like Google Maps. Zip 2 was sold by Musk to the COMPAQ company for $ 22 million.
In 1999, he bought the first car of his life, the McLaren F1. But after a few years, because of not being able to afford this car’s insurance, he sold this car.
- Zip2 Corporation – 1995
- PayPal – 1999
- SpaceX – 2002
- Tesla Motors – 2003
Elon Musk invested $ 10 million and founded x.com in 1999. A year later, x.com merged with a company named Confinity. It later came to be known as PayPal.
In 2002, eBay purchased PayPal for $ 1.5 billion, of which Elon Musk had a share of $ 165 million.
Musk became the CEO of Tesla in 2008,
In 2013, Tesla became the second largest company to provide Solar Power Systems in Solar City U.S.A.
People know me as an engineer:
Musk desires people to know him as an engineer, more than an investor.
Musk does not believe in the slow pace of change.
At the same time, to maintain the existence of humanity for a long time, they favour developing colonies on Mars.
Those who know Elon Musk close say that he is workoholic. While preparing the Tesla Model-3, he said that ‘he works for 120 hours a week and enjoys it’.
During the COVID epidemic his factory in San Francisco had to be shut down and he spoke openly against the lockdown restrictions. He said, ‘Those who are making a pandemonium of hunger are fools.’ He described the stay orders as ‘forced’ and said that ‘Covid lockdown is against constitutional rights’.
Elon musk children:
It was during the epidemic that Elon Musk’s home son was born. On this occasion, he told the world via Twitter that he named his son X Æ A-12.
This is how you pronounce X Æ A-12:
Elon said his son’s name is pronounced like “X Ash A 12.” The X is just “X” and the A-12 is just “A 12.”
Elon Musk is a Billionaire a CEO of SpaceX and Tesla who is shaping our future.