Saturday Night Live brought in Tesla CEO Elon Musk to host the May 8 release of the famous sketch show with musical guest Miley Cyrus.
As reported by Variety, the 49-year-old business mogul is an unusual illustration of a big business stunt to include as the host of the NBC late-night show. The news comes on the heels of Musk’s SpaceX travel adventure that kicks off the second operational flight of his Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station on Friday.
Variety reported that New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner facilitated SNL in 1990. At that time, NBC Chief Programming Officer Brandon Tartikoff ran the show in 1983 as the network began its operation. series of successes under his leadership.
Musk has become one of the most talked about business leaders of the past decade with his bold moves in the electric car arena with Tesla. He was also the boss of the plan to finally create a market for space tourism with his company SpaceX.
Despite the fact that Musk’s various businesses have had their ups and downs, and his management of Tesla has drawn strong criticism, he remains one of the most visible CEOs and tech entrepreneurs around. His fortune is estimated by UKTN at $ 177 billion (approximately Rs. 13.23,400 crore).
Musk was applauded as a visionary for walking through areas that were intimidating to other people. But his disproportionate compensation from Tesla and his personal demeanor have sometimes drawn criticism from investors.
Among other activities, Musk’s Boring Company is working to build a loop for automobile traffic under the Las Vegas Strip around the city’s convention center, Variety reported.