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Elon Musk's life is no less than a superhero, so he is also called Iron Man. His love for technology and passion to innovate sets him apart from the world's top celebrities.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk last week overtook Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person. We are going to tell some such things related to the life of Elon Musk, which will let you know how Elon Musk reached the heights of the floor from the floor. Elon Musk was stubborn since college days, he has to do what he has decided to do, even if there are thousands of difficulties on the way. Elon Musk, who reached the first position in the list of the world's richest 500 people in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, has created history. Elon Musk's net worth had crossed $150 billion in 2020 and Tesla's stock has risen 743%. Last Thursday, Tesla's stock came in 5The percentage jump made Elon Musk the richest person in the world as his net worth reached $188.5 billion, which is $1.5 billion more than Jeff Bezos. Bezos was the richest person in the world since October 2017.
A look at 10 interesting things about Elon Musk
1. Elon Musk was born in 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa. At the age of 17, he moved to Canada, he has citizenship of three countries South Africa, Canada and America.
2. Till now he has started 8 companies, Tesla, SpaceX, Hyperloop, OpenAI, Neuralink, The Boring Company, Zip2, PayPal.
3. From childhood, Elon Musk was very interested in technology. Musk had read the entire Encyclopedia Britannica at the age of just 9. He also learned computer coding himself, when he was 12 years old, he also created a video game called Blastar. He sold this video game for 500 Australian dollars.
4. It is said that when Musk was young, he was tortured a lot in school, once he was beaten so much by his peers that he had to be taken to the hospital. Musk then learned martial arts and wrestling at the age of 15.
5. It is said that Marvel’s superhero Iron Man, whose character was played by Tony Stark, is actually based on the life of Elon Musk. Musk also made a cameo in Iron Man 2. Elon Musk has also done some acting in series like The Simpsons, Big Bang Theory and South Park.
6. Musk graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, after which he also went to Stanford University to do Ph.D in Energy Physics. However, two days later, he left the university to launch Zip2 Corporation.
7. Musk holds majority in rocket maker SpaceX and is also CEO, but does not take any salary
8. After Tesla's results were bad, Elon Musk once even thought of selling it
9. During his college days, Elon Musk had to live on only 1 dollar per day. Those days were very difficult.
10. Elon Musk has 6 children, all of them are boys. He has 5 children from his first wife. In the year 2020, he had a son with Canadian girlfriend singer Claire Elise Boucher, whom he named X A-12 Musk.
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