After Twitter criticism on the acquiring matter, Elon Musk came up with another controversial statement, as he alleged that he sleeps in his “friend’s spare bedrooms for the most part.”
“Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, says he doesn’t own a home right now and rotates around friends’ spare rooms,” Tech Insider Tweeted.
In recent talks with TED’s Chris Anderson, the world’s richest man claimed that he has resorted to couch crashing.
“I don’t even own a place right now, I’m literally staying at friends’ places,” Musk said, whose net worth is $269.5 billion as of now.
“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.
While opening up about his personal expenses and alleged decent lifestyle, the richest tech magnate did mention one luxury that he owns.
When the host asked the CEO about his thoughts on wealth disparity in the US between wealthy billionaires like him and average Americans, he replied, “For sure, it would be very problematic if I was spending billions of dollars a year in personal consumption, but that is not the case.”
“It’s not as though my personal consumption is high,” he added, admitting that his private jet is his only massive spending on himself.
“If I don’t use the plane then I have less hours to work,” he continued.
Last year in June, Elon Musk Tweeted that his primary home is a rental space provided by SpaceX worth around $50,000. He further said that the residency was close to the company’s Texas franchise. The CEO also admitted possessing an “events house in the Bay Area.”
Back in 2020, when the pandemic struck the world, Musk famously tweeted saying, “I am selling almost all physical possessions. Will own no house.”