Jack Sweeney: Teen who tracks Elon Musk's jet now sets his sights on Kim Kardashian's plane

'Kardashians, I think, are an interesting one. Some celebrities don’t like being followed, but I think they love stuff like this,' Sweeney said


                            Jack Sweeney: Teen who tracks Elon Musk's jet now sets his sights on Kim Kardashian's plane
Kim Kardashian's plane is being tracked by Jack Sweeney who follows Musk's jet (Dimitrios Kambouris/ Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and JackSweeney/Twitter)
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The teenager who is known for tracking Elon Musk's jet is now tracking Kim Kardashian's plane. Tech-savvy teen Jack Sweeney has revealed why high-profile Hollywood celebrities interest him. He told the Sun how his tracking skills have now entered the zone of megastars from billionaires.

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Sweeney has created over 15 Twitter bots to track the private planes of tech billionaires like Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Musk. The account tracking Musk's jet is the most popular on Twitter with more than 354,000 active followers. 

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While explaining the reason behind tracking Kardashian's $150 million plane, Sweeney, 19, said, "Kardashians, I think, are an interesting one. Some celebrities don’t like being followed, but I think they love stuff like this."

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He continued, "So instead of being bothered by it like Elon, it’s the opposite," the teen told the publication. In addition to the founder of Skims, Sweeney has also been tracking the private planes of renowned personalities like Jay-Z, Taylor Swift, Alex Rodriguez, Floyd Mayweather, Tom Cruise, among others.

However, Sweeney is relieved as he is not being pressured by Kim or her reps to take down the tracking info from his Twitter. Musk had previously offered $5,000 to Sweeney to take his account down but he eventually refused and sought an internship at Tesla instead. 

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Sweeney told the publication that there are many A-list celebrities he is interested in and that they are on his radar. "Many of them were known. I have even more on a list that I don't have on the account yet," he added. "These are the ones I find most interesting and have been requested. By far I think [Mark] Zuckerberg has the hardest [to track] not much information on his plane," said the teen.

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Kim has named her $150 million G650ER Kim Air. As per TMZ, she purchased the plane when it was brand new and spent time and effort into building it the entire year in order to have it ready for travelling during the holidays. There are 18 seats on the flight.

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The entrance (krisjenner/Instagram)

Designers Tommy Clements and Waldo Fernandez were hired by Kim to add a personal touch to the plane. She had it painted a gray color for customization which matches her Calabasas mansion and her range of luxury cars. Kim had the plane's interior completely customized to match her taste, while she made sure it was fully lined with cashmere and leather seats in a cream color.

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This is not a one-time cost though. The publication revealed that for every 200 hours spent flying per year, Kim will have to spend $400k in fuel costs and another $100k in maintenance.