Maye Musk’s sleeping arrangements at her son Elon Musk’s house may surprise some.
Even though her billionaire son is the world’s richest man, the 74-year-old model said she’s not interested in possessions “at all”.
In fact, when visiting the tech mogul, who is worth a comfortable $229 billion ($A333 billion), in Texas, the mother of three revealed that she has to “sleep in the garage,” the New York Post reports.
“You can’t have a fancy house near a rocket site,” he said. The times.
Elon Musk confirmed the sleeping arrangements for his mother’s visits in a tweet, responding to the MailCon report: “Yes, but I’ve done a lot with the place!”
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In April, Musk himself revealed that he “doesn’t even own a house right now” and is staying “at friends’ houses.”
Musk later tweeted that his primary residence is a SpaceX rental, worth US$50,000 (A$72,800). In addition, the residence is conveniently close to the company’s location in Texas.
Musk began unloading his real estate portfolio last summer after revealing he would give up all tangible assets to dedicate his life “to Mars and Earth.”
“I am selling almost all physical possessions. He will not have a house of his own,” she said. tweeted in May 2020.
“I don’t need the cash”, the eccentric billionaire tweeted in 2020.
“Possession just overwhelms you.”
But unlike her son, Maye revealed that she has no interest in flying to Mars.
“You have to have six months of preparation and isolation and that just doesn’t appeal to me,” he told the outlet.
“But if my kids want me to do it, I will.”
Maye shares Elon, 51, her son Kimbal, 49, and her daughter Tosca, 48, with her ex-husband, Errol Musk.
In response to MailThe Telsa CEO Story tweeted that he has “done a lot” with his residence in Texas.
This article originally appeared in the New York Post and is reproduced with permission.