“‘Just dropping some friends off at the pool,’ the 50-year-old zillionaire informed his 66 million Twitter followers on the evening of Nov. 29, having previously advised that at least half his tweets were ‘made on a porcelain throne.’ After an interval—21 minutes, if you must know—an update: ‘Splish splash.'” That was just one aspect of his personality that landed Elon Musk on top of Time’s throne as the 2021 Person of the Year. (The Time Person of the Year Award comes with a free trip to Mars. One way.)