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the biography of Elon Musk

Early Life

Elon Musk was born June 28, 1971 in Pretoria, South Africa to Canadian born parents. He showed his love for science, technology and inventing at an early age. Elon coded his own game at the mere age of 12, when he turned 17 he attended the queens university in Canada, later he left to study business and physics at the university of Pennsylvania. 

Inspiration and Beginnings

Elon believes in motivating oneself through the goals that you wish to accomplish. began a company called zip2 with his brother Kimbal Musk which was an online city guide and later sold for 305 million dollars. After his big success with zip2 he began a company called x.com which later merged with another company and Pay Pal was the result. He gained an incredible amount of money and invested all of it into two of his projects. 


Elon now

Currently Musk is the CEO of two major Companies: Tesla, SpaceX. Tesla is a car design and manufacturing company that specializes in electric cars. their goal is to reduce the usage of fossil fuels being burned by cars that run on gasoline. His other company SpaceX which takes up most of his time and research  deals with . one of the company goals is to commercialize space travel which he hopes to accomplish very soon. The biggest and most expensive goal for SpaceX and Elon himself is to colonize mars. Musk has said this is his biggest motivation and his reasons for this is to be able to save the human race or at least find and alternative home. He has already began planning ways to Terra-form mars so that humans may inhabit it.