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Elon Musk: The incredible story of the maverick billionaire

Lovemoney Logo By lovemoney staff of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 34: In December 2015, billionaire Elon Musk and his company, SpaceX, launched a rocket into space and completed one of the most incredible journeys in the history of spaceflight. In 2016, Musk confirmed his 800-mile-per-hour Hyperloop trains will be coming to Europe. Now he’s getting ready to launch a ‘megarocket’ into space. As he turns 47 we look back at his success story and his biggest achievements to date.

The billionaire Iron Man

In December 2015, billionaire Elon Musk and his company, SpaceX, launched a rocket into space and completed one of the most incredible journeys in the history of spaceflight. In 2016, Musk confirmed his 800-mile-per-hour Hyperloop trains will be coming to Europe. Now he’s getting ready to launch a "megarocket" into space. As he turns 46 we look back at his success story and his biggest achievements to date.

Click ahead for the incredible story of the maverick billionaire.

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