If you haven’t heard of Elon Musk by now, you must know that this man is changing the world. He has successfully created a business and established a positive existence on social media. While there are so many impressive things he has accomplished, these are the facts you should know about Elon Musk.
1. Hestarted his first business at the ripe age of 15 with his brother and cousin. It did not get very far though, due to his parents shutting down theyoungsters’ idea. Still, for 15 years old, Elon had an early passion for doing business.
2. Elon Musk rented out a large house during his college years. In order to pay his rent, he would turn his humble abode into a night club that held up to 1,000 people –this gave him the cash to keep afloat.
3. He holds multiple citizenships: South Africa, Canada, and the U.S.A.
4. Elon Musk did not actually invent Tesla Motors. In fact, he later joined the two men who started it: Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning.
5. Elon Musk loves to teeter on the dirty side. When trying to decide on a new model name for a Tesla car, he wanted E. If E was approved, he would have three models: S, E, X (we’ll let you do the math). However, there was some legalities with naming it Model E, so he opted for Model 3.
6. Elon Musk leads SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies). Spacex designs, produces, and launches private rockets into space. Musk founded this company in 2002.
7. Originally, Musk’s parents believed he was deaf because he was often seen looking off into space when talked to. It turned out, Musk was an avid day dreamer and tuned out those who talked to him. A brain like his, we don’t blame him for needing to
8. Elon Musk was the inspiration for the character Tony Stark in Iron Man.
9. Musk is a firm believer in waking up early and meditating. But, he is an even bigger believer in showering! 10. Musk is always on the move. In fact, he does not have a permanent desk that he sits at. Musk knows that when he is dealing with issues at Tesla or SpaceX, he must be at the front lines. That’s why, he has learned to take his work with him and constantly be on the move – that’s how he can best reach his companies.
Elon Musk isa fascinating man. While his pathway to success has not always been a clear oreasy one, he has definitely made a name for himself in today’s advancing world. Elon Musk has proved to anyone who has doubted him that his ideas are grand and extraordinary, whether they are car or rocket related. We hope you have learned some new facts about this intelligent man who is changing he world every day.