Tesla boss Elon Musk shows his extended family Berlin – BZ Berlin

Tesla boss Elon Musk (50) on a visit to Berlin! With girlfriend Grimes (33) and their five children, the second richest man in the world makes a stopover on his summer tour through Europe. A bizarre show …

by Lisa Machleidt and Michael Sauerbier

It looked like escaping from a bank robbery: all in black with a patterned bandit scarf over his face, the multi-billionaire left the classy “Hotel de Rome” on Bebelplatz late on Thursday afternoon.

His girlfriend, the Canadian singer Grimes (33), followed him in white (fake) sheepskin and purple trouser suit. With a giant turquoise bow in her pink hair …

What a gig! Musk's friend Grimes (33) leaves the “Hotel de Rome” in artificial sheep's clothing. A bodyguard carries little son
What a gig! Musk’s friend Grimes (33) leaves the “Hotel de Rome” in artificial sheep’s clothing. A bodyguard carries little son “X AE A-12” (1) (Photo: michael körner)

One bodyguard (of many) bore their son with the unpronounceable name “X AE A-12” (1). The five pubescent children from four divorced marriages went to three waiting Tesla “Model 3” on their own two feet. The musketeers’ destination: the factory building site in Grünheide at the gates of Berlin.

Three of the four Musk sons climb a Tesla
Three of the four Musk sons climb a Tesla “Model 3” and drive to the Gigafactory (Photo: michael körner)

At 4:32 p.m., the cars dash onto the factory premises, with the boss in the passenger seat. Without stopping, to the disappointment of the waiting fans. Until the evening Elon led his family through the huge halls – which are still waiting for an operating permit.

The Musk family on a European tour: on Tuesday in the Uffizi, the world-famous museum of Florence (Photo: sab / dpa)
The Musk family on a European tour: on Tuesday in the Uffizi, the world-famous museum of Florence (Photo: sab / dpa)

Brandenburg’s Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke (59, SPD), whom the Tesla boss met shortly after landing on BER Wednesday evening, should ensure this. “Elon introduced us to his whole family,” said a delighted Potsdam Minister for Economic Affairs, Jörg Steinbach (64, SPD). But then Musk let his anger run wild with German building law.

On Friday, the Tesla boss CDU boss Armin Laschet (60) shows his gigantic construction site. The candidate for chancellor can use the effective advertising images in view of the weakening survey values.

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