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The world’s second-richest man is living in a rented home that costs about $50,000.
Elon Musk last month said his primary home is a $50,000 house in Boca Chica, Texas, that he rents from his private rocket company SpaceX. SpaceX operates a launch facility in the small south Texas town and refers to it as Starbase.
“Only house I own is the events house in the Bay Area. If I sold it, the house would see less use, unless bought by a big family, which might happen some day,” Musk tweeted .
Teslarati, a website that follows Tesla news, reported recently that Musk’s Starbase home was a roughly 400-square-foot prefabricated home manufactured by housing startup Boxabl, which specializes in easy to construct housing modules.
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On Thursday, Musk, who is worth about $167 billion, provided some more insight about his Texas housing situation.
“I do live in a $50k house, but not this specific one,” Musk said in response to a tweet showing a prefabricated home from Boxabl.
.@elonmusk may be one of the richest people in the world but he lives in a $50k dollar house that he rents from @SpaceX like this one. pic.twitter.com/dRMbga07QZ
— Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley (@teslaownersSV) July 1, 2021
In November, Boxable posted a video showcasing one of its Casitas it had just built for a “high-profile” client in Boca Chica.
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