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Well, who isn’t aware of this name? Elon Musk, an American industrial engineer and entrepreneur who co-created Paypal and established the aerospace transportation services business SpaceX. He was also an early investor in Tesla, an electric automobile startup, and is currently the company’s Chief Executive Officer.

Musk is the seventh richest person in the world, with a wealth of $70.5 billion. But do you know Elon Musk refuses to take his $56,000 annual minimum salary from Tesla? Here are some unknown interesting facts about Elon Musk.

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Musk only attended Stanford University for two days

Despite being accepted into Stanford’s PhD programme in energy physics/material science, Musk left out after only two days to start Zip2, a city guide software company.

Robert Downey Jr used Elon Mask as an inspiration for his portion in the 2008 film

For the 2008 film Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr turned to Musk for help getting into character as Tony Stark. Musk’s eager embrace of technology for the sake of technology and drives to push the boundaries of what was feasible for the private industry made him a close real-life counterpart to Marvel’s billionaire weaponry dealer.

Musk has appeared in Sitcoms and Hollywood movies

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Musk has starred in segments of The Big Bang Theory, The Simpsons, and South Park, among other American sitcoms. Not only that, but he also appeared opposite Robert Downey Jr. in Marvel’s Iron Man 2.

Elon Musk had been married twice to the same woman

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Riley and Musk exchanged vows in 2010. Their divorce became public knowledge two years later. In 2013, the pair remarried. The next year, Musk filed for a second divorce, which he later backed out of. Riley divorced Musk in 2016, and the divorce was formalized the following year. Despite this, the two remained friendly.

Elon Musk has citizenship of 3 countries

Elon Musk is a triple nation nationality: South Africa, Canada, and the. United States. He is a citizen of all three.

Elon Musk wishes to perish on the Red Planet

If he’s confident that SpaceX will be fine without him, he wants to die on Mars by going first. He wants to do it because of all he stands for as we have reached a technological level that allows us to travel to Mars.

Musk created a video game when he was 12 years old and sold it for $500

At the age of 12, Musk invented the video game ‘Blastar.’ He created the game’s computer code, which was based on a science fiction theme and was comparable to Space Invaders. A South African business later published the game after paying Musk $500 for the source code.

He owns a submarine car

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He owns “Wet Nellie,” an underwater car. This submarine car was featured in the film “The Spy Who Loved Me” from the 1970s.

Musk’s annual salary at Tesla is $1

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Every year, the CEO refuses to accept his $56,000 minimum wage. Tesla declared in January 2018 that it would pay Musk nothing for the next ten years — no salary, bonuses, or equity — until the business reached a market cap of $100 billion.

Article by: Sneha Singha

Visual by: Kunal Kaustav Duwarah

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