Hey, do you know the real facts about Elon Musk that no one knows? There are many truths hidden in his journey from earth to space. Today, he became more inspiration for millions of people around the world. Ya, of course, I am one of them. In This article, I would like to expose unknown facts about Elon Musk.
Here is the list of 25 hidden exiles about Elon Musk:
1.In 1971, Elon Musk was born in Pretoria in South Africa.
2.At the age of 12, he got his payment after selling a video game namely, “Blaster”.He was a self-taught programmer.
3.At the age of 31, he became an American and Canadian citizen.
4.ElonMusk’s reached his first success with the release of Tesla Roadster.
5.In order to pursue as an entrepreneur career, he dropped out from Stanford University within two days.
6.His first software company is Zip2, acquired by Compaq for $307 million in 1999.
7.In the same year, he became the co-founder of X.com, an online payment gateway company.Later the company changed its name as Paypal and it is acquired by eBay in 2002 for $165 million.
8.He is not only an engineer but also an entrepreneur, investor, and business magnate.
9.Elon musk married Wilson and gave birth to 5 children(twins and triplets).Later he married two times.
10.The sudden death elder son drowned ElonMusk during the opening of SpaceX Project.
11.Elon musk invested $100 million in SpaceX project in 2002 aiming to reduce the manufacturing cost of space rockets.
12.Initially, SpaceX failed three times in launching Falcon1 and grandly succeed in the fourth time in 2008.In 2018, Falcon Heavy launched successfully that saved rocket boosters getting back to earth safely.
13.The name Falcon is originated from Starwars millennium Falcon.
14.ElonMusk co-founded Tesla Motors, an electric car manufacturing company in 2003 with this brothers.
15.The name Tesla took from a great inventor Nicholas Tesla.
16.Tesla released its first electrical automobile, Tesla Roadster in 2008 that costs nearly $50,000.
17.Today, Tesla Model S is one of the best selling automobiles in Norway.
18.Elon Musk is also CEO of Neuralink and The Boring Company.
19.By 2018, the net worth of ElonMusk reached to $20 Billion.
20.Elon Musk owns a submarine car called Wet Nelly from JamesBond Movie.
21.The annual salary of Elon Musk is less than $40,000. He also used to live with $1 per day.
22.In 2013, Elon Musk stepped into new transportation technology called HyperLoop that aims to send people from SanFrancisco to Los Angeles within half an hour in a vacuum tube.
23.SolarCity, acquired by Tesla effectively in 2016 and aimed to generate 1200MW by the end of this year.
24.ElonMusk imitates Ironman and tried to bring that technology in the real world.
25.A famous magazine called Elon, Tosco and Kimbal as three musketeers and flourishing entrepreneurs.
26.Achievements got by Elon Musk for his successful innovations.
- FAI Gold Space Medal
- Heinlein Prize
- Royal Aeronautical Society award
- IEEE honorary membership
27.In 2016, ElonMusk listed in Forbe’s Top 25 Most Powerful People In The World.
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The Famous Inspirational Quotes From ElonMusk
“If no one else builds it, I will do it myself”
“When something is important enough you do it, even if the odds are not in your favor”
“When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world. Now I am”
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