Elon Musk, the billionaire tycoon who wants to colonise Mars one day and make humans a multiplanetary species, is marking his 50th birthday today on June 28. His fans and supporters are celebrating the occasion by sharing social media posts wishing the CEO of highly successful ventures like Tesla and SpaceX a happy birthday. Many of his supporters include Dogecoin investors who call him “The Dogefather”. But he is equally opposed in the crypto world by Bitcoin investors who blame him for recent market crashes that washed out their gains this year.
The love-hate relationship notwithstanding, the South African-born American industrial engineer is praised by most people for his foresight and ingenuity. Among the first people to wish Elon Musk was his mother, who shared a throwback photograph of a baby Musk in her arms and thanked him for bringing great joy to her in all these years.
Happy birthday @elonmusk ???????? Thank you for this wonderful day 50 years ago. You have brought me great joy. Lots of love ❤️❤️❤️ #HappyBirthdayElonMusk now trending ???????? pic.twitter.com/xro3QwQD1z
— Maye Musk (@mayemusk) June 28, 2021
Billy Markus, the software engineer who co-created the Dogecoin, also wished him and thanked him for “making space cool again, and for enjoying that dog money thing that I made years ago”. Markus tweets under the pseudonym “Shibetoshi Nakamoto”, a reference to Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym of the creator of Bitcoin. Musk’s…