Elon Musk, a scientist, inventor, engineer, investor, philanthropist, visionary, billionaire, a business magnate who is on his journey to change the world for “Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do”. The man who is making a difference. SpaceX, PayPal, Tesla, Hyperloop, SolarCity, OpenAI, The Boring Company, Neuralink, Zip2 are his playgrounds. His net worth is $ 21.3 billion USD as of August 2017.
Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. His father Enrol Musk was an electronics engineer and his mother Mage Musk was a professional dietitian and model. When his parents got divorced, he and his brother decided to live with their father. At age 10 he develops an interest in computing. At age 12, h sold the code for a BASIC based video game Blaster to a magazine called PC and Office Technology for 500$. Musk was bullied throughout his childhood and as once hospitalized when a group of boys threw him down a flight of stairs and beat him until he passed out.
But he got up and now the world watches. First, he revolutionized how people share money with PayPal, and then he revolutionized Space Exploration and Rocket Development making them cheaper. Today even NASA buys rocket parts from SpaceX. Then he changed the Automobile Industry and Telsa today is one of biggest names there. Then came SolarCity Solar Energy Company, to combat Global Warming. Then came the Hyperloop transportation system with a vision to change how people travel. In 2015 Musk unveiled OpenAI to control and check the developments on A.I. Musk then launched Neuralink with the hopes of implanting Computers in Human Brain, in order for humans top fend off the threat of A.I.
Man! This guy never stops.
The 2008/ Movie Iron Man was partially based on the personality of Elon Musk. Director Jon Favreau told that Robert Downey Junior Proposed meeting with Musk to see “what it’d be like to be Tony Stark”. Musk even made a cameo in Iron Man 2.