Why Elon Musk has Warren Buffett and other celebrity CEOs to thank for his ‘Saturday Night Live’ hosting gig

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  • Date: 10-May-2021
  • Source: Business Insider
  • Sector: Economy
  • Country: Middle East
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Why Elon Musk has Warren Buffett and other celebrity CEOs to thank for his ‘Saturday Night Live’ hosting gig

Elon Musk may not be the of Warren Buffett, but he might have the investor to thank for his "Saturday Night Live" . "There's no question that Warren Buffett and other celebrity CEOs - including a real-estate developer named Donald Trump - helped pave the way for Elon Musk to cross over from the corporate world to pop culture," Dave Ketchen, a management professor at Auburn University's Harbert College of Business, told Insider. Buffett became one of the world's wealthiest people by picking stocks, striking deals, and buying companies. The investor has also transcended corporate America; he's inspired scores of magazine covers, books, and documentaries, made cameo appearances on episodes of "The Office" and "All My Children," and continues to star in an animated children's TV show called "Secret Millionaires Club." Berkshire Hathaway's billionaire CEO has also mentored pop-culture icons such as and , and campaigned for politicians including and . Buffett's face even in China. Musk has followed Buffett in becoming a household name, and has attracted vast amounts of free publicity for his companies and assets such as bitcoin and dogecoin. "People feel personally invested in Musk and his success," Ketchen told Insider, emphasizing that many of the

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