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World’s Richest Man Elon Musk Now Wants Bitcoin as Payment

  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk has replied to a tweet by Ben Mezrich saying that neither he will reject being paid in Bitcoin.
  • Elon is currently the world’s richest man.

According to a tweet, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he would never decline being paid in Bitcoin.

Elon’s tweet came in response to Ben Mezrich, the writer of the movie ‘The Social Network.’ Mezrich said that he would never decline being paid in Bitcoin. To this, Elon replied, saying “me neither.”

Also, according to Forbes, Elon’s interest in Bitcoin increases due to the continuous boost of the digital currency. Moreover, He aims to own and know more about BTC’s capability to be able to carry out large transactions.

Previously, Elon entered into a discussion with MicroStrategy Inc CEO Michael Saylor. Subsequently, Saylor advised Elon to move Tesla’s balance sheet from the US fiat dollars to Bitcoin. By doing so, it will yield a $100 billion favor to Tesla’s shareholders. As a result, this will engage many other S&P 500 companies to show interest.

Other reports say that Saylor shares his playbook with Elon Musk. Also, S&P 500 companies expect to follow once Tesla migrates to Bitcoin.

Meanwhile, Elon Musk is now titled as the world’s richest personality this year. In December, Elon speculated that his electric car company could add BTC to its balance on Twitter.

Lately, after the above-mentioned, Elon told Saylor how he has attained buzzing attention a month after buying about $1 billion BTC.

Looking at the uptick surge of Bitcoin, Elon has nonchalantly predicted that the future Mars economy could be on Bitcoin cryptocurrency.

Collins Adane

Collins Adane is a writer who follows the crypto industry closely. He loves fish stew and Real Madrid. He believes in cryptocurrency’s potential to transform the money landscape in his native country Ghana.

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