- A selection of photos and mementos from Elon Musk’s ex-girlfriend sold for above $165,000.
- Jennifer Gwynne and the billionaire dated from 1994 to 1995 when they were in faculty.
- Gwynne explained to Fox 29 she was advertising the things to fund her stepson’s higher education education.
A assortment of images and mementos from Elon Musk’s ex-girlfriend bought for about $165,000 at auctions that shut Thursday.
Jennifer Gwynne and Musk dated the fall semester of 1994 to 1995 at the University of Pennsylvania. They broke up when Musk graduated and moved to California, Gwynne instructed Fox 29. “He was not superior on the mobile phone. He was not excellent very long distance,” she instructed the Tv station, describing the break up as a “mutual” one.
Gwynne described Musk, who is now the CEO of Tesla, as being passionate about the upcoming of electric powered motor vehicles when they ended up courting. “He talked about it even back then,” she instructed Fox 29.
Amid the merchandise marketed was a 14-karat gold necklace with a little environmentally friendly emerald, which went for $51,008. A signed birthday card from Musk to Gwynne, in which he called her “Boo-Boo,” sold for $16,643. She also sold pictures she took of Musk at the time.
Gwynne claimed she was marketing the products to fund her stepson’s school education.
—RR Auction (@RRAuction) September 15, 2022
Boston-centered RR Auction, which taken care of Gwynne’s sale, beforehand offered university assignments Musk had graded again in 1995. The whole lot of two assignments went for in excess of $7,700 in December.
The auction dwelling has also marketed merchandise from other well-identified personalities. Final thirty day period, RR Auction marketed Steve Jobs’ Apple-1 computer system prototype for more than $677,000. It also marketed a box of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s own cigars for nearly $20,000 previous month.
—RR Auction (@RRAuction) September 14, 2022
Musk did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment sent outdoors regular organization hours.