Elon Musk started trending vigorously on Social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram as soon as the billionaire surpassed Jeff Bezos, CEO (Amazon) to become the richest person in the world.
WHAT IS ELON MUSK’S NET WORTH?
According to a recent report published in Bloomberg News, Elon Musk’s net worth stands approximately around 190 billion US Dollars. Jeff Bezos now occupies second place in the list of richest people in the world with a net worth of around 185 billion US Dollars.
WHO IS ELON MUSK?
Elon Reeve Musk is one of the most celebrated Business tycoons and Industrialists of the contemporary world. He was born on June 28 1971 to a Canadian mother, Maye Musk, and a South African father, Errol Musk in Pretoria, South Africa.
Elon Musk has a younger brother, Kimbal and a younger sister,Tosca.
HOW WAS ELON MUSK’S CHILDHOOD?
During his childhood, he loved reading very avidly. Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov is one of the most appreciated books by Elon Musk. He drew the very important lesson of life from it, that one should try to take the set of actions that serve humanity, prolong civilization, and reduce the length of the dark age if it persists.
FROM WHERE ELON MUSK PURSUED HIS EDUCATION?
He is graduated from Pretoria Boys High School, South Africa.
In 1990, he got admitted to Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. Later, he took admission to the University of Pennsylvania. Musk acquired his degree of Bachelors of Science in Economics and a degree of Bachelors of Arts in Physics from Wharton School. He also worked as an Intern at an Energy storage startup, Pinnacle Research Institute in Silicon Valley. He did one more internship at a Rocket Science games startup. Musk had also joined a Ph.D. program at Stanford University, California. But dropped out later changing his mind.
WHO IS ELON MUSK’S GIRLFRIEND?
Elon Musk married Justine Wilson in 2000 and later got divorced in 2008.
He again got married to Talulah Riley in 2010 and got divorced from her as well.
The present partner of Elon Musk is Grimes since 2018.
He has a total of seven childrens.
HOW DID ELON MUSK BECAME SO FAMOUS?
He started his journey at the very young age of 12 when he sold his first Software.
Elon Musk launched his first company, Zip2 Corporation in 1995 which was later acquired by Compaq for 307 million US Dollar.
Musk later founded X.com in 1999 which in 2000 merged with Confininity. Elon Musk was also the co-founder of one of the most used E-payment firms, PayPal.
Confinity was the mother company of PayPal. In October 2002, Confinity was bought by eBay for a huge amount of 1.5 billion US Dollars.
Elon Musk later launched his third venture SpaceX, the Spacecraft Company in May 2002. He also became CEO of the car making Company, Tesla in 2008.
WHAT ARE ELON MUSK’S BUSINESS ASPIRATIONS?
Elon Musk is taking his hand in almost every sector now.
With SpaceX, Elon Musk is planning to make freeways to planet Mars. He also aspires to reduce the cost of Space travel.
Elon Musk plans to provide free Internet worldwide at a very low cost through one of his grand projects, Starlink. This will prove to be a revolutionary step in the field of Internet.
Solarcity, a subsidiary of Tesla is a solar energy company. It aims to take the concept of sustainable energy to further heights. This will be a great help in making solar power mainstream.
Elon Musk envisions an open source transportation system that works on hypersonic speed. For which he launched a project named, Hyperloop. It is based on the concept of Vactrain.
A company named – The Boring aims to develop tunnels which come out to be low cost and safe to travel especially for electric vehicles.
Elon Musk co-founded a neuro technology company, Neuralink. This company aims to develop user friendly interfaces of Human brain to computers.
It promotes friendly usage of Artificial Intelligence.
WHAT ARE ELON MUSK’S PHILANTHROPIC WORKS?
Musk is the Chairman of Musk Foundation. This foundation has made over 300 contributions since its establishment in 2002.
He is also a trustee of X Prize Foundation. He has also signed ‘The Giving Pledge’ to donate half of his fortune in charity.
He keeps donating to various firms and initiatives.
HAS ELON MUSK’S TESLA ARRIVED IN INDIA?
According to the sources, Tesla has officially arrived in Bengaluru, India. It is registered as a Company named Tesla India Motors and Energy Pvt Ltd.
In the end I would like to say Elon Musk Quotes,
“If something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.”
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