Elon Musk and Talulah Riley to divorce for the second time

The couple married in 2010, divorced in 2012 and re-married in 2013

Olivia Blair
Tuesday 22 March 2016 14:40
Talulah Riley and Elon Musk in 2014
Talulah Riley and Elon Musk in 2014

Tech and space entrepreneur Elon Musk and British actress Talulah Riley have announced they are ending their second marriage.

Riley, 30, reportedly filed to divorce Musk, 44, on Monday at Los Angeles Superior Court. This is the second attempt to end their marriage in just under two years as in December 2014, Musk filed for divorce but withdrew the motion seven months later.

Riley and Musk have been married twice, they first wed in 2010 but got divorced in 2012. They remarried 18 months later.

A joint statement by the couple said they have both decided to end their marriage after being separated for six months and will remain friends, according to the Press Association.

Musk, who has five children from his previous marriage to Justine Musk, is best known for co-founding PayPal and later founding SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Forbes recently listed him among the top 100 wealthiest individuals in the world and estimated his net worth to currently be $13.5 billion

Riley has starred in films including Inception, St Trinian’s and Pride and Prejudice.

Additional reporting by the Press Association.

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