Shocking Facts About Elon Musk And Tesla

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We’ve all heard about Elon Musk, the CEO of the first all-electronic car in existence. We also know about the famous Tesla. Beautiful looking, smart cars with unbelievable capabilities. However, there are many things you may not know about Elon Musk, his professional and private life as well as some facts about the safest car in the world. These shocking facts will help you know and love Elon Musk and Tesla afresh.

1. Elon Musk is the 54th richest person in the world

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Hacker Noon

Elon Musk is our beloved billionaire who hails from Pretoria, in South Africa. Did you know that Musk is listed by Forbes as the 54th richest person in the world? He merits being on the Forbes list as we are told his net worth is around $22.8 billion.

2. The story behind the Tesla Inc name

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Mental Floss

Tesla Inc is said to be named after the famous physicist and inventor – Nikola Tesla. Tesla is a mechanical and electrical engineer and inventor. As a matter of fact, he holds over 700 scientific patents. Wow! What a well-deserved inspiration behind Tesla Inc. It’s only fitting to name the company after him.