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Elon Musk Is Shy When He Was Young, His Mother Still Know He’s Genius Thanks To One Small Detail

Whenever her son shared his plans, Maye often advised him to stop because she knew he was overworked and under stress. However, these words are often ignored by Elon Musk. As a result, Elon Musk has become the second richest billionaire in the world.

Discovered a genius boy for using logic to talk

In an interview on the  Today program, Maye Musk – the mother of billionaire Elon Musk said that she knew the Tesla founder was a genius when he was a toddler. She recalled how she enrolled her child in a kindergarten, when sharing with the teacher that her child was a genius, the teacher “rolled her eyes” in surprise.

“When I took my son to the registration school, the teachers there refused to accept my child because he was underage. However, I confirmed to them that my son is a genius, everyone’s eyes widened in surprise. No one but me can see a genius boy in Elon Musk he’s quite shy I’m the only person he can talk to. From a young age Elon Musk liked to talk with logic. with me and remember everything going on around me,” Mrs Maye said.

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Despite knowing her son was a genius, Maye said she never could have predicted her son would become one of the richest people in the world.

However, she herself never expected that her son could become one of the richest people in the world and set up many companies in various fields.

At work, Elon Musk also often shares with his mother about his plans. Previously, he shared with his mother about his pursuit of developing solar technology, electric cars, rockets, spaceships…

Whenever her son shared his plans, Maye often advised him to stop because she knew he was overworked and under stress. However, these words are often ignored by Elon Musk. As a result, Elon Musk has become the second richest billionaire in the world.

Elon Musk was shy, afraid to communicate and had to ask for the support of his younger brother

Maye believes that Musk’s younger brother, Kimbal, has helped him make a name for himself in the business world. Tesla CEO’s mother said that he was initially very shy in communication, even being able to talk freely with her mother. This extends to Elon Musk’s adult years.

Brothers Musk and Kimbal founded a software company called Zip2 with businessman Greg Kouri in 1995. In 1999 the company was acquired by Compaq for $307 million. Through this acquisition, Musk received $22 million for his 7% stake.

According to Maye, Kimbal’s work with Musk is to help him explain his ideas to people. Thanks to Kimbal, Elon Musk does not need to appear or communicate much. Even as he continued to launch his next business, X.com – an online financial service that later became PayPal.

However, after selling PayPal to eBay for $ 1.5 billion, the deal helped him earn $ 175.8 million, at this time Elon Musk stepped out of his shadow, publicizing himself in the hope that he could help. support future rockets, electric cars and solar energy projects.

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Musk himself had to step out of his own “dark zone” to be able to confidently communicate and assert himself

After selling PayPal, Elon Musk gave an interview, at which Mrs. Maye was surprised. “When I read Elon Musk’s interview, I had to ask my son about it again. At this point, Musk has said that he has never given an interview and this is the time because no one can sell you rocket parts without knowing who you are,” said the Tesla CEO’s mother.

Earlier, in a television interview, Mrs. Maye also revealed about her relationship with Errol, Musk’s father. She described him as a difficult husband, often scolding. That’s why she and her husband divorced.

After the breakup, she struggled to make a living and raise three children. However, this is the time when she feels at ease mentally. “Raising three children is not the hardest thing for me, the hardest thing is having a bad partner. I find my life better without him. Although it was difficult for me at first to make ends meet, I didn’t get scolded by anyone all day long.” Maye said.

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Maye divorced her husband Errol in 1980 when Musk was 8 years old. She admits that it has been a difficult few years to raise her three children

Years after parting with Errol, Mrs. Maye moved to Toronto (Canada), where she began to work enough to have money to support 3 people. ”I did any job to earn a living even though it was far away from where I live. Going to work in the cold winter weather but I don’t have enough clothes and shoes to keep warm. I believe that life will be better if I work hard.

I have 3 children to raise and I have to go out all day to look for job opportunities. I also had to accept many rejections, but I kept walking to find new opportunities, “said Elon Musk’s mother.

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