Timeline Elon Musk | Timepath
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1995
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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Timeline of Elon Musk. Overview of his life and career. Elon Musk is born on June 28, 1971. He is a South African-born, Canadian-American business magnate, engineer, inventor, and investor.

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Born 🇿🇦

Born on 28th June 1971 in South Africa. Elon Reeve Musk (born June 28, 1971) is a South African-born, Canadian-American business magnate, engineer, inventor and investor.

He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity. In December 2016, Musk founded The Boring Company, an infrastructure and tunnel-construction company focused on tunnels specialized for electric vehicles. 

Blastar video game 🎮

Blastar was a game written by Elon Musk in 1984 (at the age of 12). The source code was published in a magazine and he received $500 for it. 

You can play a replica of the Blastar video game here: https://blastar-1984.appspot.com/

University of Pennsylvania

In 1995 Elon Musk received his Bachelor in Physics and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Moved to California

In 1995 Elon Musk moved to California and applied for physics at Stanford University. However, he left the program after two days.


Queen University

Elon Musk was accepted into Queen's University.

Zip2

Started Zip2, a web software company, with US$28,000 of their father's (Errol Musk) money.


Compaq acquires Zip2

Musk received 7% or US$22 million from the sale.

Co-founded X.com

Musk co-founded X.com, an online financial services and e-mail payment company, with US$10 million from the sale of Zip2.

Marriage Justin Musk

Elon marries Justin in 2000 but separated in 2008, after having six sons.

eBay buys PayPal

PayPal was acquired by eBay for US$1.5 billion in stock, of which US$165 million was given to Musk.

Space X

With US$100 million of his early fortune, Musk founded Space Exploration Technologies

Investment Tesla Motors

Musk led the Series A round of investment in February 2004, joining Tesla's Board of Directors as its Chairman.

Solar City

Musk provided the initial concept, and financial capital for SolarCity, co-founded by his cousins Lyndon and Peter Rive

Falcon 9

Musk and President Barack Obama at the Falcon 9 launch site in 2010

Tesla Model S

Tesla began delivery of its four-door Model S

Hyperloop

Musk unveiled a proposal for a new form of transportation between the Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area,

Anonymous

Anonymous sends a message to Elon Musk after tweeting down the crypto market.

DOGE

While Bitcoin is declining, Elon Musk keeps on tweeting about Dogecoin and pushes the prices up.