Elon was broke, Tesla was losing money: Emotional video of Musk’s from 2008 goes viral
In the video, Musk can be seen crying about the hard time he faced in 2008. Elon says ”the worst year” of his life – Tesla was losing money.
Elon was broke, Tesla was losing money: Emotional video of Musk's from 2008 goes viral
New Delhi: Elon Musk’s video from 2008 is going viral on the internet which he explains why Tesla cars are so expensive and why they are the future. In the video, Musk can be seen crying about the hard time he faced in 2008. Elon says ”the worst year” of his life – Tesla was losing money.
The failure of the Falcon 1 rocket during the early days of testing was hurting Musk’s financial position then.
According to Space.com, the SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO told 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley in an interview that his Falcon 1 rocket had failed, while the Tesla Roadster, a two-seat sports car, was losing money quickly.
Here’s the video:
"I didn't think it'd be easy to build an electric car & rocket company, I thought they'd probably fail" — @elonmusk
— Pranay Pathole (@PPathole) February 22, 2021
— Tesla Owners Of Silicon Valley (@teslaownersSV) February 22, 2021
But today, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX is at the top of the table which is called the “richest man in the world.” last estimate of his wealth stood at $199.9 billion.
Here’s how internet receated:
This is a touching moment. What did he exactly mean by I hope it was worth it. I didn’t follow which thought he was talking abt.
— Silas Mahner (@SilasMahner) February 23, 2021
It’s not easy @elonmusk. How you feel remembering from old days to today (when almost everyone watching you, follows you, doing some innovation etc)?
— vinay (@vinaybhootra) February 22, 2021
I consider myself very lucky for living in the same century Elon are living in and leading to…
— Mona Qi Feng (@MonaQiFeng1) February 23, 2021
I'm not crying, he's crying………….
OK I'm crying 😬😭
— Anca (@AncaDGordea) February 22, 2021