When Elon Musk began his career he set out to gather some of the goals: make the internet banking much easier, stop global warming, and make humans a multi-planetary species.
And so far he has accomplished his goals. Enjoy these facts about the life and endeavors of billionaire, genius, philanthropist, and world betterer Elon Musk.
At the age of 12, Elon Musk created a video game. It was a basic computer game which is called as “Blaster,” similar to the popular game Space Invaders. He sold the rights to the game for $500 which is Rs 30000. It can still be found on the web today.
- Give the man a star on Hollywood Blvd!
Musk is no stranger in the entertainment industry domain as well. Musk has appeared in several television shows which include the Big Bang Theory and the Simpsons.
- How about that Elon Musk now, eh?
Elon Musk grew up in the Southern part of Africa, and on the other hand, his mother was Canadian. At the age of 19 Musk moved to Canada for a short period to attend Queens University in the small town of Kingston, Ontario. After two years he transferred to UPenn in America, where he started living since ever.
- Keep it in the family
Although Elon Musk had an active role in the creation of the SolarCity, Musk does not run the company. Apart from this, he handed over the company to, Peter and Lyndon Rive his uncle son’s.
- The man is non-stop!
Elon Musk is a workaholic with passion. Between all of his companies, Elon Musk works between 80-100 hours a week. His 18-hour day does not even include a lunch break. He eats his lunch every day while attending meetings or while replying emails.
- Safety first, Kids!
The Model S of Tesla brand is an amazing car which is designed by Musk’s car company. It is fast, sleek, and SAFE. In fact, the Model S is the safest car ever made in the world. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the Model S a safety score of 5.5 out of 5.
- Bigger is better
Tesla Motors is so much popular. That in order to meet the supply and demand of cars, Musk was forced to create a new factory in the Nevada desert in America which is known as Gigafactory.
- Everyone deserves a second chance
married three times, twice with the same lady. In the year 2010, Musk married an actress, Talulah Riley. The two were divorced in 2012, married again in 2013, and then divorced yet again in the year 2016.