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Is Elon Musk Asian? Exploring Tesla CEO’s Ethnicity as Kanye West Calls him ‘half Chinese’

Kanye West is not holding back from expressing his thoughts! Recently, the rapper-turned-designer took a dig at Twitter CEO Elon Musk after he was suspended from the social media platform last week.

Not long ago, the Flashing Lights crooner put out his thoughts on the billionaire Elon Musk on the social networking platform Instagram. West commented on Elon’s ethnicity on Instagram. Read on to know what West had to say about Musk.

Kanye West labels Elon Musk “half Chinese” in Instagram post

On Sunday, the Yeezy CEO took to his Instagram page and claimed that Elon Musk could be half Chinese. “On Jay Zs birthday Future president of the United States Ye uses Mark Zuckerberg’s platform to incite a mass investigation of Elon Musk’s childhood photos in the midst of Balenciagagate I call this The theory of everything Problem solved Praise God,” he wrote in the caption of the Instagram post.

West talked about the childhood pictures of Elon Musk and wrote, “Am I the only one who thinks Elon could be half Chinese? Have you ever seen his pics as a child? Take a Chinese genius and mate them with a South African supermodel and we have an Elon.”

In the same post, the Donda rapper also mentioned Barack Obama who served as the 44th president of the United States. He went on to say, “I say an Elon because they probably made 10 to 30 half-Chinese is the first genetic hybrid that stuck..Well let’s not forget about Obama.”

The fashion designer continued, “I’m sorry for using curse words in church but I don’t have another word for Obama yet.” He also promoted YE24 and concluded the Instagram post by saying, “YE24 Let’s Unify and find out LUAFO.”

What was Elon Musk’s reaction to Kanye West’s remarks?

This morning, Elon Musk took to Twitter and replied to Kanye West’s comments about him being half Chinese. In the early hours of Monday, the Twitter CEO wrote, “I take that as a compliment!”

Here’s everything you need to know about the ethnicity of Elon Musk

Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa. His mom Maye Musk, is a model and dietician who was born in Saskatchewan, Canada and brought up in South Africa.

On the other hand, when we talk about Elon’s dad Errol Musk, he is a South African electromechanical engineer, pilot, sailor, consultant, and property developer. As of right now, it is not known whether his parents have any links or roots that belong to the Chinese heritage.

For those of you who are unaware, let us tell you, Elon lived in South Africa till 1988, which is the time when he completed his higher education. Soon after, he obtained a Canadian passport and moved to Ontario, and attended Queen’s University. In 1992, he transferred to the University of Pennsylvania, where he bagged a degree in physics and economics.

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Meenal Mehta
Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.



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