Meet The Real Life Tony Stark

Pretty much the only thing he’s missing is the suit.

1. Meet Elon Musk, the closest we’ll ever get to a real life Tony Stark.

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2. Much like Stark, Musk was ambitious from a young age.



At 12, Musk sold his first piece of software, a video game called Blastar. At 15, Stark enrolled at MIT.

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3. Both Musk and Stark majored in Physics.

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4. They’re both technology obsessed inventors.

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5. At 28, Musk co-founded the internet giant, PayPal.


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6. In 2002, he founded SpaceX after discovering NASA had no plans to send mankind to Mars.

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7. In 2003, he founded Tesla Motors to finally commercialize fully-electric vehicles.

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You know since he wasn’t already busy enough. What with going to Mars and all…

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8. And to top it all off, in 2006 he co-founded solar panel company, Solar City.

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9. Sound like any other rogue billionaire inventors you know ?

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10. Take another look.

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11. Makes you wonder: who’s the real Tony Stark?

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