Elon Musk is treated as the innovation maverick of Silicon Valley. One of the most futurist-entrepreneurs of our age, Musk has created great impact in the business world, with his ventures Tesla and SpaceX.
Indeed, Musk is now the most loved cult hero in the world of entrepreneurship, inspiring thousands of youngsters to step in to the startup space.
Do you know anything about Musk’s favourite subjects in high school?
Physics and computer science were the most favourite subjects of Elon Musk in high school. He revealed it in February while speaking on the Third Row Tesla podcast.
Musk went to the US in 1992 to study economics and physics
Musk was born in Pretoria of South Africa in 1971. A computer-maniac from the childhood days itself, Musk attended Waterkloof House Preparatory School, Bryanston High School and Pretoria Boys High School in South Africa.
But he went to the US in 1992 to study economics and physics. Musk gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
He also got a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania.
As said in the podcast, Musk thought he’d most likely do something in physics at a particle accelerator as he got distinction in those two subjects.
He had been passionate about the mystic nature of universe. But after the university studies Musk explored his computer science skills to crack the puzzle of entrepreneurship.