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How Much Bitcoin Does Tesla Own? Elon Musk?

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Public Companies that Own Bitcoin

Entity Country Symbol:Exchange # of BTC Value Today % of 21m
MicroStrategy MSTR:NADQ 174,530 174530 0.831%
Marathon Digital Holdings Inc MARA:NADQ 13,396 13396 0.064%
Tesla, Inc TSLA:NADQ 10,725 10725 0.051%
Hut 8 Mining Corp HUT:NASDAQ 9,113 9113 0.043%
Coinbase Global, Inc. COIN:NADQ 9,000 9000 0.043%
Galaxy Digital Holdings BRPHF:OTCMKTS 8,100 8100 0.039%
Block, Inc. SQ:NYSE 8,027 8027 0.038%
Riot Platforms, Inc. RIOT:NADQ 7,345 7345 0.035%

How Much Bitcoin Does Tesla Own?

Tesla owns 10,725 bitcoins as of September 2023.

Did Tesla Sell Its Bitcoin?

Tesla held 42,902 bitcoins, but in July 2022 it was announced that they sold 75% of their holdings bringing the company's total down to 10,725. The Bitcoin price fell about 1.7% on the news(1).

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When Did Tesla Buy Bitcoin?

Tesla first bought Bitcoin in February 2021(2).

Tesla also said it will start accepting payments in Bitcoin in exchange for its products “subject to applicable laws and initially on a limited basis.” That would make Tesla the first major automaker to do so. The $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin will give Tesla liquidity in the cryptocurrency once it starts accepting it for payments.

Does Tesla Accept Bitcoin?

Tesla did accept Bitcoin for its cars at one point. But, citing environmental concerns, the company removed the option to pay through Bitcoin. They do have plans to re-launch Bitcoin payments soon(4).

How Much Has Tesla Made on Bitcoin?

It's not clear at which prices Tesla bought its bitcoins. Therefore, we don't know if they have made money on their investment.

How Many Teslas Have Been Bought with Bitcoin?

Tesla has not reported if they sold any cars for bitcoins.

How Much Bitcoin Does Elon Musk Have?

Elon Musk has not publicly reported how much bitcoin he owns.

Did Tesla Buy Ethereum?

Tesla did not purchase any Ethereum.

Total of Bitcoins Owned by Entities

Category # of BTC Value Today % of 21m
ETFs 819125 819125 3.901%
Countries 451968 451968 2.152%
Public Companies 262676 262676 1.251%
Private Companies 429381 429381 2.045%

Learn More About Other Entities Owning Bitcoin

Entity Country # of BTC Value Today
200,000 200000
2,381 2381
643,572 643572
7,345 7345
9,113 9113
55,000 55000
8,100 8100
9,000 9000
13,396 13396
8,027 8027
10,725 10725
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  1. Tesla - Q2 2022 Update, https://tesla-cdn.thron.com/static/EIUQEC_2022_Q2_Quarterly_Update_Deck_J8VLIK.pdf?xseo=&response-content-disposition=inline%3Bfilename%3D%22_022-Q2-Quarterly-Update-Deck.pdf%22
  2. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Tesla Filings, https://www.sec.gov/edgar/browse/?CIK=1318605
  3. BuyBitcoinWorldWide.com - Bitcoin Treasuries, https://buybitcoinworldwide.com/treasuries/
  4. The Guardian - Tesla likely to start accepting bitcoin as payment again, says Elon Musk, https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/jul/22/tesla-likely-to-start-accepting-bitcoin-as-payment-again-says-elon-musk