If you are interested in the genius behind SpaceX and the current CEO of Tesla, look no further. Here are a bunch of interesting facts about our favorite innovator:
His Parents Thought He Was Clinically Deaf
When Elon Musk was a child he’d often gaze into the distance when his parents were talking to him, which lead them to think that he might have some trouble hearing. Eventually, his mother realized that he was just daydreaming, describing it as him going into his brain and living in another world.
He Was Terribly Bullied
We all had our share of school bullies when we were young, but Elon Musk had terribly violent bullies who beat him up that left him with a jagged septum that still bothers his breathing up until today.
He Used to Drink 8 Cans of Diet Coke in a Day
In order to survive his 100-hour work week, he would down at least 8 cans of diet coke along with several cups of coffee. He eventually got so jacked up on caffeine that it was starting to bother his peripheral vision.
His Secret to Success is…
Contrary to what you may think, Elon Musk’s secret doesn’t lie on working 100 hours a week. When a Reddit user asked him what habit caused the largest positive impact on his life, he said “showering”.
His Mom Was the Face of CoverGirl
Stunningly beautiful at the age of 70, Maye Musk has recently been featured as the face of CoverGirl. She has been modeling for Clinique and Revlon even before Elon was born.
Elon Musk has captivated hundreds and thousands of people with his innovations. He has always been a creative thinker, even as a child. He is incredibly resourceful and immensely inspiring. If you’re a budding entrepreneur, following in his footsteps would be an interesting adventure.