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Elon Musk: South African-born American entrepreneur
Elon Reeve Musk is an engineer, industrial designer, technology entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is a citizen of South Africa, Canada, and the United States. He is based in the United States, where he immigrated to at age 20 and has resided since. He is the founder, CEO and chief engineer/designer of SpaceX; early investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018. In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People, and was ranked joint-first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019. As of July 2020 his net worth was estimated at $46.3 billion and he is listed by Forbes as the 31st-richest person in the world. He is the longest tenured CEO of any automotive manufacturer globally.

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Talulah Riley shuts down Elon Musk child bride rumours [Video]

Talulah Riley shuts down Elon Musk child bride rumours

Actress Talulah Riley has silenced allegations suggesting she was chosen to be Elon Musk's child bride by disgraced British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell.

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Musk mocks Tesla skeptics with satin shorts [Video]

Musk mocks Tesla skeptics with satin shorts

Tesla founder Elon Musk is having a dig at short sellers by becoming seller of shorts - red satin ones, to be precise. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Kanye West announces presidential bid [Video]

Kanye West announces presidential bid

American rapper Kanye West announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020 - and he appears to have the backing of Elon Musk. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Elon Musk: Jeffrey Epstein Did Not Tour SpaceX [Video]

Elon Musk: Jeffrey Epstein Did Not Tour SpaceX

Kevin Mazur/VF14/Contributor/Getty Images Elon Musk on Saturday denied that the late convicted sex offender and multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein was given a tour of a SpaceX facility. A photo showed..

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Elon Musk Is Selling Four Of His Homes [Video]

Elon Musk Is Selling Four Of His Homes

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly signed a letter of intent to sell his Los Angeles properties. Developer Ardie Tavangarian will be the buyer, reports Business Insider. The LLC intends to combine the..

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Tesla Workers Claimed They Were Fired For Choosing Not To Work During Pandemic [Video]

Tesla Workers Claimed They Were Fired For Choosing Not To Work During Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, Tesla CEO Elon Musk told workers to “not feel obligated to come to work.” According to Business Insider, two workers were terminated after they chose to take his..

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Elon Musk dismisses threesome affair reports with Amber Heard and Cara Delevingne [Video]

Elon Musk dismisses threesome affair reports with Amber Heard and Cara Delevingne

Elon Musk has dismissed reports of a threesome affair with Amber Heard and Cara Delevingne

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Grimes' son officially named X AE A-XII on birth certificate [Video]

Grimes' son officially named X AE A-XII on birth certificate

Grimes and Elon Musk have listed their son's name as X Æ A-XII Musk on his birth certificate, making the unusual moniker his legal name.

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S&P 500 ends lower after Fed statement [Video]

S&P 500 ends lower after Fed statement

The Dow and S&P 500 ended a choppy session lower Wednesday after the Federal Reserve reassured investors of its support for the economy but projected a 6.5% decline in gross domestic product this year...

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NASA astronauts describe 'smooth' docking after SpaceX launch [Video]

NASA astronauts describe 'smooth' docking after SpaceX launch

"We didn't feel the docking. It was just so smooth...in Shuttle, you felt a little bit of a jolt," NASA astronaut Doug Hurley said on Monday after arriving at the International Space Station in..

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NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight [Video]

NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight

Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first U.S...

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Historic SpaceX launch sends NASA astronauts into space [Video]

Historic SpaceX launch sends NASA astronauts into space

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..

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NASA, SpaceX try once again to launch American astronauts to Space Station [Video]

NASA, SpaceX try once again to launch American astronauts to Space Station

NASA and SpaceX are scheduled to launch astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken on a mission to the International Space Station at 3:22 pm Eastern Time. 'Demo -2' launch marks the first flight of..

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SpaceX, NASA launch U.S. astronauts into orbit [Video]

SpaceX, NASA launch U.S. astronauts into orbit

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in a mission that marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts..

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Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship expolodes on Texas test pad [Video]

Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship expolodes on Texas test pad

A prototype of SpaceX's upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on Friday (May 29) during ground tests in south Texas as Elon Musk's space company pursued an aggressive development schedule to..

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Clouds gather ahead of postponed NASA-SpaceX launch in Florida [Video]

Clouds gather ahead of postponed NASA-SpaceX launch in Florida

Timelapse video captures storm clouds rolling over the Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of SpaceX's first launch scrubbed due to the weather

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Elon Musk Unlocks First Part Of Compensation Package [Video]

Elon Musk Unlocks First Part Of Compensation Package

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unlocked the first part of his $55 billion compensation package. According to Business Insider, Musk does not take a salary from the company. Tesla had to reach $20 billion in..

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Selling Grimes’s Soul [Video]

Selling Grimes’s Soul

Souls: Much like content, Twitter harvests them, they’re monetizeable, and closely associated with hell. Grimes, a member of the Cyber Baby–Elon Musk trio, is putting her soul to work by auctioning..

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Historic SpaceX U.S. crew launch scrubbed due to weather [Video]

Historic SpaceX U.S. crew launch scrubbed due to weather

SpaceX, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private rocket company, was forced by foul weather to scrub a planned launch on Wednesday of two Americans into orbit from Florida, a mission that would be..

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First SpaceX launch delayed because of bad weather [Video]

First SpaceX launch delayed because of bad weather

Nasa has postponed its first launch of astronauts from US soil in nine years due to bad weather. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley were set to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on a..

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Animation of Nasa SpaceX mission ahead of launch [Video]

Animation of Nasa SpaceX mission ahead of launch

Nasa and SpaceX are on course to make history on Wednesday as they launch two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time since 2011. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will journey to the..

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Grimes and Elon Musk change their new baby’s name [Video]

Grimes and Elon Musk change their new baby’s name

In early May, Elon Musk and Grimes announced that their newly born boy’s name was X Æ A-12.

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SpaceX’s first manned mission is 'transforming how we do spaceflight' -NASA [Video]

SpaceX’s first manned mission is 'transforming how we do spaceflight' -NASA

Ahead of SpaceX's historic launch of two American astronauts to the International Space Station from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, "We're transforming how we do..

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Crew on board as SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts

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'We are go': NASA astronauts Behnken, Hurley set to make history on SpaceX Crew Dragon

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Musk's SpaceX set for debut astronaut mission, renewing NASA's crewed launch program

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'Looks better tbh': Grimes and Elon Musk slightly change baby's name to comply with state law

Elon Musk and Grimes have tweaked their baby's famous name after California officials pointed out the moniker didn't comply with vital records rules.
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'Matrix' co-creator Lilly Wachowski responds to Elon Musk, Ivanka Trump invoking 'red pill'

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Coronavirus Wrecked Tesla’s Momentum and Elon Musk Is Furious

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Tesla factory's reopening draws mixed reactions

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In CA: As state slowly reopens, there are some re-closings to do first

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In CA: SoCal has the sun, surf and most coronavirus cases

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Elon Musk, Grimes want to name their newborn son X Æ A-12, but California isn't having it

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Grimes opens up about coronavirus keeping her from seeing loved ones after welcoming baby with Elon Musk

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Elon Musk shares first photo of his and Grimes' new baby boy: 'Mom and baby all good'

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In California: Cruise ship arrives in Oakland and Google self-quarantines

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As Tesla stock soars, Elon Musk hints at another big move for the EV maker

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