Elon Musk Biography

In this success story, we are going to share Elon Musk biography, the CEO and CTO of SpaceX CEO, chief product architect of Tesla Motors, chairman of SolarCity, and co-founder of PayPal 

 He is not only an entrepreneur but also an inventor, innovator, and engineer: Musk personally participates in designing electric cars and spaceships 

He plays by some different rules and does that quite successfully. The distinctive personality traits of Elon Musk are perseverance, critical thinking, accurate self-analysis, and hard work (he works 80-100 hours per week) 

Elon Reeve Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa 

He was the oldest of three children. His father is a South African-born British and engineer Errol Musk 

Elon immediately got interested in programming and started to learn it by himself 

At the age of 12, he earned $500 by selling a computer game Blastar (a shooter similar to Space Invaders), which he had created by himself 

In Elon Musk biography, there were, at least, two of such episodes. The first one was the decision that Musk made when he was only 17  

After graduating from a secondary school in Pretoria, he decided to leave his home 

However, he did not get into the United States right away. 

In 1989, Elon Musk moved to Canada to the relatives of his mother. Having obtained Canadian citizenship, Elon went to Montreal 

At first, he worked in low paid jobs, and almost a year was teetering on the brink of poverty. 

Elon Musk had been studying in Ontario for two years, and then, finally, his dream came true – in 1992, he relocated to the United States 

When Elon Musk started to struggle with adolescent depression, he began to absorb philosophical and religious literature actively