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Elon Musk

A Success Story

Childhood

Elon Musk was born in South Africa with a Canadian American heritage. Musk developed interest in computers at age ten, and he became a self-taught programmer at age 12. He attended Queen’s University, UPenn, Wharton School of Business, and Stanford (for a short period of time). Musk has a Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Physics.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Elon Musk created Blastar,  co-founded PayPal, inspired Solarcity, founded Tesla Motors and SpaceX, and worked within many other companies.

Blastar: Musk's first software sale was his own video game, blastar, which he sold as a child. 

PayPal: Musk worked with others to create X.com which later developed into PayPal. 

Solar City: Musk provided the initial concept for Solarcity, which uses solar panels in communities. 

Tesla Motors and SpaceX: Elon Musk founded both of these companies. These companies are what made him known for his incredible entrepreneurial qualities and abilities. Tesla Motors is a car manufacturer, and SpaceX deals in space exploration.  


Net Worth: 

   $20.6 Billion

Current Life

Family:

   Musk has been married twice, 

   and he has 5 sons.

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