Meet Natasha Bassett, the Aussie actress sweeping Elon Musk off his feet

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Elon Musk and Australian actress Natasha Bassett have been spending more time together. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Elon Musk and Australian actress Natasha Bassett have been spending more time together. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

He has a history of going back to his exes. But it seems Elon Musk won’t be doing that with his ex-girlfriend of three years, Grimes.

That's because things seem to be getting serious between the South African-born tech mogul and his new girlfriend, Natasha Bassett. 

The pair were spotted enjoying the high life in France’s glamorous Saint-Tropez recently. Elon and the Australian actress were seen cosying up over lunch at the Cheval Blanc hotel on the French Riviera, with Elon sporting a casual dark-navy shirt with black pants and black boots, and Natasha looking summery in a green dress and silver heels.

Natasha is the latest in a list of Elon’s glamorous romantic partners, who include Amber Heard (36), ex-wife Justine Musk (49), Talulah Riley (36) and Grimes (34), who gave birth to his second child two months ago. Little is known about how Elon (50) and Natasha met but they reportedly started dating in February and according to a source the two have been seeing each other for “a couple of months” and are a “already in a monogamous relationship”.

But just who is the brunette stealing Elon’s heart?

Natasha (29) was born and raised in New South Wales, Australia, and started acting at the age of 13. She appeared in a number of local projects in the early 2010s, even working opposite award-winning actress Toni Collette.

When she was 19, Natasha made the move to the US to further pursue her acting career. She’s since starred in series and movies, including Spy Intervention, Spinning Man and Camp.

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Her first leading film came in 2017 when she played Britney Spears in the Lifetime biopic Britney Ever After. “And as a feminist myself, I was inspired to tell the story of a woman’s journey. She was faced with so many challenges, but she came out at the end so strong and on top,” she told US Weekly about taking on the role. 

She has also shared the screen with A-listers, including George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson and Pierce Brosnan.

Natasha is also an avid hiker and often posts pictures of herself enjoying nature on her Instagram account. “A testimony to the power of water. Touch the rocky walls of the canyon, listen to the rush of the Colorado River, and keep an eye out for Condors. They have the best view,” she captioned one her posts.

But now she is gearing up for her biggest film yet. Natasha will be playing Elvis Presley's first girlfriend, Dixie Locke, in the new Baz Luhrmann biopic, Elvis.

It is believed Elon and Natasha made the trip to Saint-Tropez because the actress was in France for the premiere of Elvis in which she stars alongside Tom Hanks, Austin Butler and Maggie Gyllenhaal. 

Natasha with Elon's mom, Maye Musk, attending the
Natasha with Elon's mom, Maye Musk, at the premiere of Elvis at the Cannes Film Festival. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

The movie premiered recently at the Cannes Film Festival in France and was attended by Elon’s mother, Maye Musk, a sure sign things could be getting serious between the Tesla billionaire and the actress.

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As for the couple, sources say they are very much into each other and spending as much time together as possible.

“Elon and Natasha are still going strong.”


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