Unmasking The Musk: 23 Facts You Should Definitely Know About Real-Life Iron Man

Today's generation's Thomas Edison!


Musk’s cars and rockets will be circling the Earth and the skies, even when we are gone.

Commonly tagged as our generation’s Thomas Edison, investors love his vision and his companies. A workaholic who sold his first video game ‘Blastar’ at the age of 12, promised to send humans to Mars, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, Elon Musk is one man who has yet again shown the world that failures are the pillars of success.

A self-taught programmer, entrepreneur, investor, inventor, innovator, business magnate, Elon Musk is a South African who moved to Canada because he didn’t want to join the South African army. A voracious reader, Elon has been known to cite passages of technical books while in discussions with his employees. Musk lives by the first principle of Physics in making business decisions and conclusions believes, “I think it's possible for ordinary people to be extraordinary.”

Here are 23 interesting facts about the fascinating man who wants to colonise Mars as he believes that humans need to be an interplanetary species.

Best of luck, Musk!