Elon Musk is the second richest person in the world, with an estimated fortune of 151 thousand million dollars Forbes.
But unlike other emperors, Musk does not live in a large palace located in a very exclusive neighborhood. In fact, the founder of electric car company Tesla and space company SpaceX appears to reside, it has been revealed, in a tiny 20-by-20-foot (about 35-square-meter) home in a secluded spot in the far south. Just a few steps from the border with Mexico.
Newspaper Houston Chronicle He mentioned that Musk lives in a manufactured home that costs only $50,000 and pays his rent $250 a month to his company, SpaceX.
This tiny house is located in Boca Chica, Texas, where the SpaceX rocket launch and test base is located.
Musk, who listed at least seven mansions he owns in California, stated that they were worth $100 million interested in tradeHe kept only one mansion in the San Francisco area, which he uses exclusively for juveniles.
Musk himself confirmed in a tweet, “My main residence is literally a house under $50,000 in Boca Chica/Starbus, which I rent from SpaceX. It’s awesome. The only home I own is one for juveniles. In the Bay Area [de San Francisco]…”.
the gate Teslarati He revealed that this house is the ready-made model approved by the company’s “Casita” name boxableSpecializing in Design and installation of high-tech prefab homes. Made of steel plates and concrete, this tiny house is easy to transport and assemble and costs less than many Tesla models.
It looks comfortable for one person, or even a couple, and looks like it would work well on Musk as a studio to be located next to his company’s missile launch and test center. In addition, it serves to accentuate the image of detachment towards matter and commitment to its ideal of colonizing Mars, which is the ultimate goal of SpaceX.
The Casita by Boxabl style includes a full kitchen with double sink, oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, and cabinets; Full bathroom spaces for living room and bedroom, washing machine, air conditioning, heating and LED lighting, among other details.
Boxabl certainly did not miss the opportunity to do marketing and play on the idea of simultaneously helping solve the problems of affordable housing on Earth and providing SpaceX with homes to colonize Mars.
However, singer Grimes, Musk’s girlfriend and mother of their son, is said to apparently not live in this house but in Austin, Texas, so, for now, the unit that Boxabl has installed for SpaceX and Musk will serve as the pole’s workspace remain. Boca Chica, even if his family resides elsewhere.