Interesting Facts I Bet You Never Knew About Elon Musk

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Want to get motivated or know about Elon Musk? Well, keep reading this article will let you know every possible thing you should know about Elon Musk which are both motivational and interesting about his life. Elon Musk facts and interesting things from Blaster to Tesla Inc. all in this article.

“We could either watch it happen or be a part of it.” – Elon Musk 

Who is Elon Musk?Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Transvaal, South African. He is also founder SpaceX, Investor, and CEO of Tesla Inc., Co-chairman of OpenAI, founder and CEO of Neuralink. Musk is also a co-founder and former chairman of SolarCity, co-founder of Zip2, and founder of X.com, which merged with Confinity and took the name PayPal.

“There’s a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is trying to optimize their ass-covering.” – Elon Musk

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At the age of 10, with the passion for computers and technology, Elon interestingly developed a video game called ‘Blaster’ and sold it worth $500. And after 30 years this guy is multi-billionaire, the CEO, and founder of several wildly successful companies that have revolutionized everything from space travel to solar power to – of course – computers. He had now become one of the most important thinkers and innovators of our time. In 2007 in an interview with Institute of Physics musk said that When he was in college, he decided that the three areas he would surely like to work on were the internet, space exploration and clean energy. And surely he had made his promise come true. Firstly he created the biggest breakthrough on internet Zip2 and Paypal(originally known X.com).

“Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. It improves the odds of success. If other people are putting in 40 hour work weeks and you’re putting in 100 hour work weeks, then even if you’re doing the same thing you know that… you will achieve in 4 months what it takes them a year to achieve.” – Elon Musk

 

Interesting Elon Musk’s Facts:

  • Iron Man” movie director Jon Favreau decided to base Robert Downy Jr’s character off the real-life billionaire inventor Elon Musk, and to show his praisal, he even invited Elon for a short cameo appearance in Iron Man II.
  •  Musk was named one of the 75 most influential people of the 21st century by Esquire magazine.
  • He became famous after SpaceX and Tesla Inc.
  • Musk is a super fan of fictional movies. He owns a Wet Nellie, a submarine car from James Bond’s film, The Spy who loved me.

 

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