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Is Elon Musk the Real Life Tony Stark?

Is Elon Musk The Real Life Tony Stark?

Name Elon Musk Tony Stark

Age 41 42

Height 5'9" (1.8m) 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight 220lbs (~100kg) 225lbs (~102kg)

Networth $2.7 Billion $9.3 Billion

Birthplace Pretoria, South Africa Long Island, New York, USA


Mother Maye (nee Haldeman) Musk Maria (nee Collins Carbonell) Stark

Canadian American

Nutritionist Philathropist


Errol Musk Howard Stark, Jr.

South African American

Engineer Inventor


At age 18 attends Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Two years later he transfers to University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA and earns:

Economics Bachelor's

Physics Bachelor's

At age 15 attends Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. Earns:

Electrical Engineering Master's

Physics Master's

Career Timeline

1983 (Age 12) - Programs and sells his first commercial software for $500. Space game called Blastar

1995 (Age 24) - Drops out of Stanford PHD program to concentrate on running Zip2, a content hosting service.

2003 (Age 32) - Musk co-founds Tesla Motors, a car manufacturer that specializes in electric cars and electric vehicle powertrain components.

2012 (Age 41) - SpaceX Dragon Vehicle docks with the ISS. Making history as the first commercial company to launch and dock a vehicle to the ISS.

Age 21 - Stark's parents die, Stark inherits multi-billion dollar company Stark Industries

During his captivity Stark develops the MK1 Iron Man Armor, Stark uses the armor to escape

Stark co-founds 'The Avengers' and works as both its financial sponsor and an active member as Iron Man.

Stark reveals his identity as Iron Man and is offered work as a contractor for the US Department of Defense. Turning down this position he instead takes up the position of US Secretary of Defense.



Tesla Cars





Avengers Quinjets

Iron Man suits

S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier

Future Products



A transportation system that 'can never crash, is immune to weather... goes 3 or 4 times faster than the bullet train... goes an average speed of what an aircraft would'


Consumer-Grade Repulsor Power

A form of cheap, wireless, infinitely-replenishable, environmentally-friendly energy.


Similar physical characteristics - age, height, and build.

American citizens.



Followed the same profession as their father.

Have highly-publicized and tempestuous love lives.

Have two degrees (with one being in Physics).

Involved in the fields of engineering, transport and space exploration.

Have created revolutionary machines (and are still working on more).


Stark was born in the USA. Musk was born in South Africa.

Stark has brown hair and a goatee. Musk has blonde hair and is clean shaven.

Stark flies around in a highly-advanced suit of armor, policing the world. Musk does not.

Stark is fictional. Musk is real.

Is Elon Musk the Real Life Tony Stark?

shared by Neomam on May 13, 2013 in Lifestyle

Is Elon Musk the Real Life Tony Stark?

shared by Neomam on May 13, 2013 in Lifestyle


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