Billionaire Elon Musk and actress Amber Heard’s relationship was one of the most talked about things during the actress’ Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard defamation trial. The SpaceX CEO met the actress over ten years ago through a mutual friend when the two were working together on a movie. The billionaire was reportedly curious as he got to know that Amber Heard was a fan of writers Ayn Rand and George Orwell. Both of them were married at the time, and Elon Musk just wanted to get to know her. The two first sparked dating rumors back in July 2016.
Elon Musk approached Amber Heard because she was a fan of Ayn Rand and George Orwell
Billionaire Elon Musk saw actress Amber Heard over ten years ago on the set of a movie. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO had a cameo in the movie and there he saw Amber Heard, who was one of the main characters in the movie. Musk later emailed their mutual friend questioning the actress’ whereabouts.
He was reportedly interested in her because she was a fan of writers Ayn Rand and George Orwell. He found this piece of information “most unusual” and that’s why a dinner was set up.
Amber Heard did not meet Elon Musk
The whole dinner was planned between them but the Aquaman star decided to ditch it. Primarily because the two were married at the time. Elon Musk claimed that he was interested in meeting her “just out of curiosity” and was not looking for a date with the actress as he just wanted to get to know another “exciting person.” However, they caught up again several years later during the 2016 Met Gala. The actress was married to actor Johnny Depp at the time.
The actress spent time with Elon Musk during the 2016 Met Gala
During the highly publicized defamation trial, it was revealed that Johnny Depp did not show up at the 2016 Met Gala so Amber Heard decided to hang out with Elon Musk. She spent the evening getting to know him. Heard was impressed and even said that he seemed like a real gentleman.
There were a lot of rumors about an affair between Amber Heard and Elon Musk which were also brought up during the defamation trial. Johnny Depp accused the actress of cheating on him with Elon Musk. They were spotted in Miami in July 2016 and one month later, they were seen together at a club in London. Sources close to the couple claimed that Musk loved Heard’s “edginess” and he liked that she was always interested in learning more about the world.