Elon Musk’s mother is forced to ‘sleep in the garage’ when visiting her sonThe founder of the electric car brand Tesla and the richest man in the world.
Although a billionaire can have what he wants as a billionaire, his mother, a model may holdrevealed that Entrepreneur does not care about owning many things and lives a very simple lifeso there are no luxury accommodations when you travel to Boca Chica, Texas to see it.
“I have to sleep in the garage. You can’t have a fancy house near a rocket site.”Referring to the facilities of SpaceX, the space company founded by the South African billionaire, May said.
When he asks if Elon is interested in property, A model has been added to the magazine times: “No, not in that sense at all.”
The 74-year-old has admitted it’s a good thing that his son hasn’t listened to his advice on some occasions, since He had recommended that he not build electric cars or rockets, “which he apparently didn’t listen to.”
Although Maye – who also has a file Kimball previously harsh With her ex-husband, a South African engineer errol muskElon does not share her passion for space travel, and is open to the idea if her children encourage her to do so.
You have to go through six months of preparation and solitude, which I don’t like. But if my kids want me to do it, I will.”He said.
The model remembers the moment Elon and Kimball kept their promise to buy her a house and a car when they sold their software company. Zip Code 2having lived in a rented studio in San Francisco.
“We can’t afford a birthday party. Then an investor in Elon and Kimbal told us we could use his house. So the kids bought some not-so-luxury food and they gave me a little house and a wooden car and they promised me one day they would buy me real food.”described.
He added: I said: “How beautiful,” thinking that it would never happen. The next thing they did was this. But I still took so long to not live in fear. There were difficult moments. Tosca and I joked one day about how we all lived in a one-bedroom apartment for a year.. For a long time, after my marriage ended, I had constant pain in my stomach. I was afraid that I wouldn’t be able to feed my children.”
As he insisted Their family fortune didn’t change “anything” for them.
“Nothing changes. My kids are still kind and loving. I still appreciate being here. When I first came to Paris at age 21, I had $5 a day. I stayed in a room with one bulb hanging on.
Elon Musk 51 years old, He first made a name for himself in Silicon Valley in the mid-1990s, when he co-founded the city guide website Zip Code 2 (acquired by Compaq for $350 million in 1999) and online bank X.com (which later became PayPal It was bought by eBay for US$1.5 billion).
In the 2000s, his visibility increased when he founded SpaceX and became the CEO of electric car maker Tesla. In the mid-2010s, after years of struggle and uncertainty, Musk’s success with SpaceX and Tesla made him a commercial icon, which on its own seemed to revitalize interest in futuristic electric cars and rockets in outer space.
According to the magazine Forbeshe is currently the richest person in the world, with A fortune estimated at more than $200,000 million.
(With information from Reuters)