The head of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, said in his Twitter that he was not at all against receiving payment in bitcoin.
The announcement was made under a tweet from writer Ben Mezrich, who reminded his followers of his book Bitcoin Billionaires. He wrote that he does not refuse to be paid in bitcoins. “
“I also”, – commented on the tweet Elon Musk.
Last week, Elon Musk became the richest man on the planet with a capital of $ 185 billion. This event took place against the backdrop of rising Tesla shares. Musk has a 20 percent stake in Tesla, which already has a capitalization of $ 804 billion.
It is noteworthy that in January 2020, experts estimated Musk’s fortune at about $ 27 billion, which allowed the billionaire to enter the list of the TOP 50 richest people.
Elon Musk and cryptocurrencies
Also interesting is the fact that in 2020 Musk was quite controversial in relation to cryptocurrencies. Not long ago, he said that “bitcoin is the same rubbish as fiat.” In doing so, he remains faithful to his beloved cryptocurrency Dogecoin, which he mentioned many times in the past year.
We will remind, two years ago Elon Musk statedthat cryptocurrencies are better suited for transferring money.