Billionaire Elon Musk – the richest individual on the earth – has stated that he does not personal a home proper now and sleeps in mates’ spare bedrooms. The revelation was made by Musk in a current interview with TED’s Chris Anderson.
“I don’t even own a place right now. I’m literally staying at friends’ places,” he was quoted as saying by the New York Post.
“If I travel to the Bay Area, which is where most of Tesla’s engineering is, I basically rotate through friends’ spare bedrooms,” the Tesla CEO added.
“I don’t have a yacht, I don’t take vacations,” he added. Musk was responding to a query about wealth disparity the world over and the amount of cash spent by billionaires.
“I think there’s axiomatic flaws that are leading to that conclusion. It would be very problematic if I would be consuming billions of dollars a year in personal consumption, but that is not the case,” stated Musk.
“It’s not as though my personal consumption is high, with the one exception being the plane. If I don’t use the plane then I have less hours to work,” he added.
The video was shared on TED’s YouTube channel on Sunday.
Last 12 months, the billionaire had tweeted that his major residence is a rental from SpaceX, price $50,000. In the identical tweet, he additionally admitted to proudly owning an “events house” within the Bay Area.
Musk has a internet price of $269.5 billion, in accordance with Forbes. He is at present in information for his supply to purchase micro-blogging web site Twitter.
Musk at present has 9.1 per cent stake in Twitter and is the social media firm’s second-biggest shareholder. Earlier this week, the Tesla chief govt had supplied to purchase out the corporate for $43 billion.
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