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Elon Musk

Biography

EARLY LIFE

Elon Reeves Musk was born in 1971 in SOUTH AFRICA. He is the child of Errol Musk and Maye Musk. At age 10 he was very interested in reading and developed an intreset in computing. His first computer was the Commodore VIC-20 which he used to program the game Blastar in the language BASIC. You can play Blastar here. Elon had hard childhood, he was severely bullied throughout his childhood. Once a group of bullies threw him down a flight of stairs and beat him until he was unconscious. This led to him being hospitalized.


Education

Elongated Muskrat first started his college career as an undergraduate at the Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. In 1992, after spending 2 years at Queen's University, Elon went to the University of Pennsylvania where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics and economics. While Elon attended the University of Pennsylvania, he and his roommate, Adeo Ressi, rented a ten-bedroom fraternity house and used it as an unofficial night club.


Career

Over his lifetime so far, Elon Musk has played a huge part in the foundation of ELEVEN compainies. He started out with Zip2, a company that helped newspapers spread to the new world called, The Internet. After the sale of Zip2 to Compaq and Elon earning 22 million dollars from his 7% share of the sale, he founded X.com, a company that managed sales over the internet through email, that later became PayPal. Musk re-bought the domain x.com from ebay, the owners of PayPal, stating that "It has great sentimental value to him. The next compainies that Musk founded are very prevelant in society today, he has founded SpaceX, Tesla, SolarCity, Hyperloop, OpenAI, Neuralink, The Boring Company, Thud, and pravduh.com. This has led to Elon Musk having a net worth of about $19.1 billion.


Why I like Elon Musk

I can go as far to say that Elon Musk is one of my heros because...

  1. He has done incredibly amazing things in his life so far.
  2. He surpassed the odds and became one of the most successful people in the world.
  3. He is a man of the people and keeps public intrest and interacting with people online.
  4. He is making what people think would be impossible a reality.
  5. And I wish I could be like him and change the world

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Companies Elon has founded Year founded
Zip2 Founded 1995
X.com Founded 1999
SpaceX Founded 2002
Tesla Founded 2003
SolarCity Founded 2006
Hyperloop Founded 2013
OpenAI Founded 2015
Neuralink Founded 2016
The Boring Company Founded 2016
Thud Founded 2018
pravduh.com Founded 2018