Elon Musk is a man of the future. He is the creator of plenty of companies that have transformed the world – from Paypal and Tesla Motors to SpaceX. Elon Musk promised humankind environmentally friendly cars and the possibility to fly into space as easily as on vacation on the beach.
The engineer and CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, seems ingenious and straightforward, but in the meantime, there are numerous exciting secrets about his life.
Here are some straightforward facts about Elon Musk:
1. Elon Musk born on June 28, 1971, in South Africa, but he has Canadian and American roots.
2. At school, he was ruthlessly mocked by classmates. Elon Musk was often beaten, and once he was even taken to the hospital after being pushed down the stairs.
3. When Musk was ten years old, he was given his first computer. He tutors himself computer programming, and at the age of twelve, he formulated his first computer game called Blaster, which he sold for $500.
4. During his student years, Elon Musk and a friend rented a dormitory, part of which he arranged an underground nightclub. At the same time, Musk was almost not interested in the event, but he took part in the adventurous business, mainly because of money to pay rent.
5. After moving from South Africa to Canada, the future billionaire had a hard time. He spent the night in the houses of his family’s relatives and ate the most affordable street food.
6. Elon Musk is one of the richest people on the planet. Many of his ambitious projects are sponsored by his personal funds. In 2020, his fortune exceeded $42 billion, according to the Celebritynetworth.
7. Elon Musk has been married three times, twice to the same woman, and he had five children. Twins and triplets are all sons.
8. For about a year, Elon Musk owned the legendary McLaren F1 supercar but crashed it in an accident.
9. From time to time, the billionaire appears in brief cameo roles on television screens. Yes, he starred in the series “The Big Bang Theory” and in the movie “Machete Kills,” as well as in the movie “Iron Man.”
10. Elon Musk prefers to spend all his free time with his children.
11. Elon Musk promises to send one million people to Mars by 2050. His goal is to launch three Starships per day and make the trip to Mars accessible to anybody.
12. In early 2018, a super-heavy rocket developed by Space X, one of Mask’s companies, sent a Tesla electric car into space. This is a PR campaign.
13. Elon’s grandfather was a famous adventurer. Moving to South Africa from Canada, he brought with him in disassembled form his old plane, which he reassembled and on which he traveled a lot more. He also died at the helm when he was 77 years old.
14. Elon Musk has a phenomenal memory. He easily remembers some absolutely doubtful amounts of information.
15. Elon Musk has three passports – American, Canadian, and South African.
16. Musk has long been and firmly among the hundred most influential people in the world.
17. Elon Musk criticizes the coronavirus stay-at-home orders, and he called it a “forcibly imprisoning people in their homes’ against all their Constitutional rights.”
19. Elon Musk and Grimes’s newborn name is X Æ A-12 Musk.