101 Facts About Elon Musk

1. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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2. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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3. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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4. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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5. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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6. At the 2018 Met Gala, Elon Musk looked sophisticated and neat in a white jacket with inverted priest collar to fit the theme of this year's event.

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7. Elon Musk prefers to exercise in the mornings but doesn't have a set schedule.

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8. Elon Musk has an athletic build which suits his 6-foot frame.

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9. Elon Musk bought a bespoke Louis Esprit submarine car called The Wet Nellie that was featured in a Bond movie.

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10. Elon Musk has had some seriously controversial tweets over the years prompting comparisons to President Donald Trump.

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11. Elon Musk is currently dating pop singer Grimes, who happens to be 17 years his junior.

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12. Elon Musk created his own video game back in 1984 called Blastar.

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13. Elon Musk prefers games that tell an intricate story, as well.

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14. Elon Musk went on a vacation trip with his first wife Justine Wilson in the year 2000.

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15. Elon Musk is a very busy man and understandably doesn't get much sleep.

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16. Elon Musk is one of the richest men in the world according to Forbes and he's a very complicated man.

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17. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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18. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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19. Elon Musk shared photos of his new rocket engines intended to help SpaceX reach the moon faster.

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20. Elon Musk wants to go to the Moon as soon as possible.

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21. In November 2015, Elon Musk appeared in an episode of The Big Bang Theory, playing himself, volunteering at a soup kitchen with Wolowitz.

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22. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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23. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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24. Elon Musk has always made known his views that supercaps are a better bet for an electric tech breakthrough in EV technology compared to batteries.

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25. On Monday, Elon Musk took a huge gamble to make the gigantic leap forward that will see supercaps replace batteries in future EVs Musk announced that Tesla will acquire Maxwell Technologies, a firm based in San Diego, California that makes supercapacitors, which store and deliver energy much the same way a battery does but provides more power and shorter charging times.

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26. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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27. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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28. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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29. Elon Musk has pursued an interest in artificial intelligence, becoming co-chair of the nonprofit OpenAI.

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30. Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa.

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31. Elon Musk is the co-founder, CEO and product architect at Tesla Motors, a company dedicated to producing affordable, mass-market electric cars as well as battery products and solar roofs.

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32. Elon Musk founded his third company, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, or SpaceX, in 2002 with the intention of building spacecraft for commercial space travel.

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33. Elon Musk made headlines in May 2012, when SpaceX launched a rocket that would send the first commercial vehicle to the International Space Station.

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34. Elon Musk became a multimillionaire in his late 20s when he sold his start-up company, Zip2, to a division of Compaq Computers.

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35. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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36. Elon Musk showed off videos of the first test firing of SpaceX's Starship Raptor engine in a series of tweets late on Sunday.

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37. On Sunday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared photos and video of the company's Starship Raptor engine firing in its first ground test.

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38. Elon Musk revealed the breakthrough via Twitter on Sunday night, confirming the firing of the engine designed for the company's next major rocket, the Mars-bound Starship.

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39. On Sunday, Elon Musk uploaded a couple of videos of the test firing to his Twitter account, and, it goes without saying but, you would not want to be standing behind this thing when it is ready to blow.

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40. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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41. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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42. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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43. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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44. Elon Musk had the courage to put his big ideas out there.

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45. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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46. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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47. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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48. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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49. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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50. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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51. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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52. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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53. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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54. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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55. Elon Musk justified the layoffs in SpaceX as essential for salvaging costs to finance "two insane projects.

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56. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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57. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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58. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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59. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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60. On Friday, Elon Musk released some images of the ongoing work at the Boca Chica facility in Texas.

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61. Elon Musk justified the layoffs in SpaceX as essential for salvaging costs to finance "two insane projects.

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62. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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63. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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64. Elon Musk said at the time it'd take several weeks to repair the damage.

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65. Elon Musk says Starship will eventually have seven of the new engines.

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66. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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67. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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68. On Friday, Elon Musk shared new images of preparations ahead of the big test.

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69. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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70. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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71. Elon Musk expressed concern that trade tensions between China and the US could escalate, resulting in higher import taxes or tariffs, and other problems for Tesla.

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72. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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73. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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74. Elon Musk acknowledged that getting the Shanghai operation online is "the biggest variable for getting to 500K-plus a year.

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75. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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76. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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77. Elon Musk acknowledged that getting the Shanghai operation online is "the biggest variable for getting to 500K-plus a year.

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78. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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79. Elon Musk said he believes we can establish a colony of 80,000 people on Mars by 2040.

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80. Elon Musk eventually decided to focus on his own plans instead.

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81. Elon Musk wanted to send the mice to Mars, instead, where they would make babies and then be brought back to Earth.

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82. Elon Musk used the car as his daily drive until one day when he was driving in California with Peter Teal, one of the co-founders of Paypal.

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83. Elon Musk bought the McLaren F1 in 1999 at age 28 after he first made his fortune by selling Paypal.

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84. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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85. Elon Musk acknowledged that getting the Shanghai operation online is "the biggest variable for getting to 500K-plus a year.

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86. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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87. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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88. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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89. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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90. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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91. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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92. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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93. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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94. Elon Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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95. Elon Musk went to Russia to bargain for some refurbished ICBMs to build rockets for SpaceX, he was spat on by one of the chief Russian designers and called a novice.

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96. Elon Musk was ousted as CEO of PayPal because he insisted on switching from Unix based infrastructure to Windows.

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97. Elon Musk originally came to America by showing up unannounced at a relative's house in Canada.

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98. Elon Musk is a paragon of enthusiasm, good humor and curiosity—a Renaissance man in an era that needs them.

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99. Elon Musk is concerned about artificial intelligence becoming a threat to humans, which is why he co-founded OpenAI in 2015.

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100. Elon Musk is a name synonymous with many things: money, tech, vision.

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101. Elon Musk enrolled at Stanford in 1995 for graduate studies in applied physics, but by that point he was consumed with the game-changing capabilities of the Internet.

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