Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971 in South Africa. Musk is known as this century’s one of the most successful entrepreneur, engineer, inventor, and investor.
At the very early age, he was interested in computers and softwares. And his success story begins at the age of 12 when he first wrote a code for his own video game known as ‘’Blaster’’. After that, there started a continuous chain of success which Elon is covering in no time. He got his degrees in Business, Economics, and Physics.
The only difference between @elonmusk and the rest of Humanity is that Elon never gave up on his childhood dreams.
— Tanner (@tannerwatts7) November 10, 2016
In 1995, Elon Musk started his first company by the name of ‘’Zip2 Corporation” whose purpose was to provide news organization a software to publish online content and his earning from his very initial company touched the skies. He earned $307 in cash for the company and only at the age of 28, he became millionaire.
Elon Musk before Paypal, Tesla, SPACEX, and Hyperloop –having just sold Zip2 https://t.co/FrVjFTVbU1
— Alex Bangash (@AlexBangash) November 5, 2016
His next project X.com which in 2001 was named to PayPal worked as financial services and email Payments Company made him a real good fortune. And by the time it was taken up by eBay, Musk was able to own more than 11% of its shares.
So weird to see all this sudden excitement about "fintech" when Elon Musk was doing it almost 20 years ago with https://t.co/mG0M8MwDKQ.
— Rich Brome (@rbrome) July 8, 2016
Elon’s next successful project was SpaceX which aimed at building spacecrafts for commercial use.
And then comes the biggest achievements of all when in 2004 Musk joined Tesla Motors and became the chairman of the Board of Directors. By 2008, he was able to take over the company as its CEO. In June 2012, Tesla brought in S Sedan which, no doubt, is considered as one of the safest cars in the world.
He also started a partnership with Toyota and started its business with Mercedes too.
Musk’s next interest was to provide The United States with Solar power systems and then came the basis of his company SolarCity. And his goal was in laying the foundation of such company was to manage global warming to some extent.
He was then awarded with ‘’Entrepreneur of the Year’’ award in 2007.
Also he was awarded with FAI Gold Space Model which is the highest in Space and Air.
And laying no foot on brakes, Musk revealed his next idea and that is HyperLoop. According to which transportation could be made much faster and cheaper by using under-pressurized tubes. Though its still not achieved yet one can never doubt him.
According to Forbes, Elon Musk’s total worth is no less than $6.7 billion by 2013.
He once told in his interview that he is a workaholic. He can never stop working. He accepted that he has worked 100 hours a week and for him this is not much of a thing.
His name was published among ‘’Time’s 100 Most Influential People’’ in 2013. Esquire Magazine published its list of 75 Most Influential list of men and Elon Musk was one of them. Forbes ‘’America’s 20 Most Powerful CEOs 40 and under’’ is also not complete without Elon’s name in it.
His 12 seat private Jet is an example of how successful he is!