Childhood Elon reeve musk was born on june 28 1971 in pretoria south africa. Musk taught himself how to code at the age of 10. When he turned 12, Musk sold his first video game called Blastar to a video game magazine. but being a smart kid made him a great victim for bullies at the English-speaking Waterkloof house preparatory school. In elementary school musk was short, introverted and bookish. He was mercilessly bullied by older kids who often went out of their way to lure him out of hiding by kidnapping his best friend.
sometimes they hurt musk so badly that he had to go to the hospital. He was bullied until the age of 15 when he learned martial arts to defend himself. at home his father was emotionally abusive. He would order musk and his brother to sit still for four hours as he lectured them. Education elon musk started his education a year early meaning that when elon musk turned 17 he moved to Canada to study at queens university.
He thought it would be easier to gain u.s. citizenship that way and wanted to avoid joining the military in south africa. In 1922 musk decided tp attend the university of Pennsylvania he first earned a bachelor’s degree in economics then later continued to a second degree in physics. Musk had the opportunity to further his education when he was accepted to stanford university for a phd in energy physics. However, he quickly dropped out in favor of launching his first company zip2 corporation family musks parents are maye musk and errol musk.
Maye musk was born in canada. she is a model and often worked for things like the covergirl campaign despite being older than anyone else who starred there.
After she divorced her husband maye musk had trouble supporting her family often having to work 5 jobs at a time to pay the bills. Elon Musk was born in south africa and he is an engineer maye musk and errol musk divorced when musk was 10 musk spent his childhood playing with his siblings kimbal and tosca. In 2000 musk married Justine wilson and had six children they were twins griffin and Xavier born in 2004 and triplets kai saxon and Damian born in 2006 their first son died at 10 weeks old due to sudden infant death syndrome sids after an on-and-off relationship with Wilson musk met actress talulah riley and married her in 2010. Their relationship was also full of divorces until they had their last divorce in 2016. They never had any children inventions elon musk is dedicated to many inventions including the hyperloop and neuralink hyperloop is a new form of transportation claiming to be safer than a plane or train all while cutting down travel time.
Hyperloop would propel passengers inside a pod through a network of low-pressure tubes at speeds reaching more than 700 miles per hour. It would be resistant to weather and powered by renewable energy meaning there was less of a chance for your flight to be canceled. musk noted that the hyperloop would take around 7 to 10 years to be built. Neural link is intended to create a device meant to be implemented in a human brain the first thing neural link will make is a chip that uses Bluetooth to connect to a smartphone. This is a fairly new idea so not much progress has been made yet companies musk is an entrepreneur which means he created companies.
Elon Musk is well known for his work with Tesla and The Boring Company. Tesla produces electric car batteries and solar panels. The boring company was launched in january 2017 this company was devoted to boring and building tunnels in order to reduce street traffic. He also founded SpaceX, a company. with a vision to colonize Mars. In 2008 SpaceX received clearance from NASA to send cargo to the international space station. elon musk is driven by his experiences growing up and uses his motivation to create ambitious projects. Musk tears down the boundary between science fiction and reality and inspires others to surpass him one of his most famous quotes, when something is important enough you do it even if the odds are not in your favor, is the direct result of his past experiences. He saw a future of efficient electric cars the combination of humans and electronics revamped infrastructure and much more although there have been a number of setbacks elon musk continues to propel forward.