Apr 12, 2023By: Sourabh Jain
Elon Musk recently started following India’s prime minister Narendra Modi. The Tesla co-founder has been unable to get the Indian government to waive the surcharge and import duties on electric cars.
Musk also follows Maye Musk, his mother and former supermodel. She has been repeatedly spotted in Musk’s Twitter meetings and even appeared on an episode for Saturday Night Live with Musk in 2021.
Musk also follows musician Grimes, his former girlfriend. The duo have broken up and gotten back together multiple times and have two children together, including one by surrogacy.
The Tesla co-founder also follows actress Talulah Riley, who he has been married to twice. The couple first married in 2010 and divorced in 2012. They remarried in 2013, only for the marriage to end in a divorce in 2016.
Musk also follows Shivon Zillis, a senior employee at his brain chip company Neuralink. If reports are to be believed, he fathered twins with her through in vitro fertilisation (IVF).
Musk also follows Scott Adams, the creator of the popular comic strip Dilbert, on Twitter. Earlier this year in February, Adam’s racist rant led to many newspapers dropping the Dilbert comic.
British author JK Rowling, the creator of the iconic Harry Potter series, is also followed by Musk on Twitter.
Musk follows Greg Brockman, the co-founder and chief executive officer of OpenAI, which developed the popular AI chatbot ChatGPT. Musk had earlier called AI as “one of the biggest risks to the future of civilization”.
Billy Markus, who uses the pseudonym Shibetoshi Nakamoto is also followed by Musk on Twitter. He is the founder of meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin. Musk has often spoken about Dogecoin on Twitter and briefly even replaced Twitter’s iconic bird logo with Dogecoin’s logo.