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The 5 Most Expensive Things Elon Musk Ever Bought

Have you ever wondered what the richest people in the world spend their wealth on? Rich men, like Tesla CEO Elon Musk, invest in businesses, posh housing developments, and other things that mere mortals don't even know can be bought. Paradoxically, it is precisely these things that contribute to increasing the already impressive wealth more and more. (Also worth reading: Elon Musk: “If you want to be a millionaire, you should read these 10 books”)

For example, the Tesla hype quickly made Elon Musk the third richest person in the world. Be capital is currently at about $ 87.9 billion estimated. You can see what it spends this on here:

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These are Elon Musk's five most expensive investments

Five villas in LA's upscale Bel-Air district

In 2012, Musk bought his property for barely in the posh residential area of ​​Bel-Air - on the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains in Los Angeles $ 17 million. The 1,509 square meter magnificent building, which is currently for sale for around 30 million dollars, is located in the middle of a well-tended park, has six bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, a two-story library, a wine cellar, a fitness studio, as well as an outdoor pool and tennis court. In 2016 he acquired another villa in the immediate vicinity for $ 24.25 million. Overall, the Tesla boss acquired five properties in the same residential area for a total of $ 72 million. (Also: All pictures: Elon Musk sells his dream villa in Los Angeles)

SpaceX

In 2002 Elon Musk founded the US space company SpaceX, with the aim of colonizing the moon and Mars and spreading human life on them. Incidentally, SpaceX not only builds rockets, but also satellites with which the whole world is to be networked. For this Musk had to leaf out a lot - SpaceX is about according to the data $ 33.3 billion value. (Also interesting: the future of luxury tourism lies in space)

Space rocket "Falcon Heavy"

In addition to two-stage “Falcon 9” launch vehicles, which are mainly used for launching satellites, Musk wanted to get involved with the Heavy-lift launch vehicle "Falcon Heavy" fulfill his dream of living in space. Contrary to the original plan, the rocket will then only be used for unmanned missions - a shame, but maybe it will work with the “Starship”, which was recently tested successfully in Texas with some restrictions. Elon Musk gave the starting price for a non-reusable “Falcon Heavy” at 150 million US dollars. (Also Read: New Rocket: SpaceX Renames Big Fucking Rocket)

His private jet Gulfstream G650 ER

The businessman travels a lot, which is why he had a private jet built by Gulfstream Aerospace in 2015, which was delivered in 2016. The Business jet is the largest and fastest in the manufacturer's range and at the same time the one with the greatest reach in its market segment. For the Gulfstream G650 ER SN 6276 paid Musk around $ 70 million. (Also interesting: These 10 aircraft will revolutionize aviation)

SolarCity

It is one of the many companies Musk owns and the second largest US company in the field. It was founded in 2006 on a proposal from Elon Musk to his cousins ​​Lyndon Rive and Pete Rive. The company, headquartered in San Mateo, California, designs and sells Solar power systems. It also supplies electricity and plans, installs and operates Charging stations for electric cars. In 2016, the company was taken over by Tesla, and Musk invested just under 3.5 billion US dollars in SolarCity. (Also worth reading: Elon Musk has founded another company and wants to hire a knight who insults people)

Incidentally, Elon Musk recently announced on Twitter that he no longer wanted to own a house of his own and would sell almost all of his physical property. We are curious to see which of his treasures will really go under the hammer. What would you buy if you were a billionaire?

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