Elon Musk

Elon Musk possesses American, Canadian, and South African nationality. He is famous for his significant projects, including Tesla Inch, SpaceX, The Boring Company, OpnAl, and, Neuralink. He is known as one of the world’s wealthiest persons, with a net worth of $273.2 billion. 

Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoriacity, South Africa, and migrated to Canada at the age of 17 years. Musk learned his technological and entrepreneurship techniques from his father, Errol Musk, and Errol Musk worked as an engineer in South Africa. Elon Musk got his bachelor’s degree in physics and economics from the University of Pennsylvania, America.   

Elon Musk started his career by developing a software company Zip2 and sold it to Compaq for $307. Then Musk founded a bank X.com which merged with Confinity to form PayPal, and eBay acquired PayPal for $1.5 billion In 2002. 

Musk founded SpaceX in 2002, an aerospace manufacturer and space transport company. Elon Musk launched his famous business of electric car manufacturing in the year 2004 with the name Tesla Inc. Initially, he worked as a product architect and chairman and finally assumed the position of CEO in 2008. 

Elon Musk purchased SolarCity, which transformed into Tesla Energy. In 2015, he established a friendly artificial intelligence company OpenAL. In 2016, he established Neuralink involved in the development of brain-computer interfaces. Then he found a tunnel construction company, “The Boring Boring Company.” 

Elon Musk faced criticism for spreading misinformation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) sued Elon Musk for stating he had funds to take over Tesla privately. He also agreed to purchase Twitter for $44 billion in the year 2022 but later on wrote a letter to terminate the deal resulting lawsuit.

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