Tesla founder Elon Musk has denied having an affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin's wife, which was reportedly the reason for their divorce earlier this year.

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Billionaire friends Elon Musk and Sergey Brin have fallen out over being Tesla founders with the Google co-founder's wife.

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According to reports, Musk's dalliances with Nicole Shanahan last year hit Brin with divorce papers, and now he's saving his personal holdings in the rival company.

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Musk and Shanahan collaborated last December at the Art Basel festival in Miami.

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The singer was living under the same roof as Brynn when she took a break from her relationship with Grimes and Shanahan, the newspaper said.

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Musk said in a post on Twitter, where he has more than 100 million followers, that the magazine's story was false.

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"This is total bs. Sergey and I are friends and were at a party last night!" Musk tweeted.

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Musk said about brins wife that he saw Brin's wife twice in three years, twice in the presence of other people.

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There was no romance between the pair. Musk also said he is friends with Brin.

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Brin is worth $95 billion and he and Shanahan share a 3-year-old daughter.

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In Musk's personal life, he recently became a father to twins with Shivon Zilis, a senior executive at Neuralink, which owns Musk.

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He also broke up with girlfriend Claire Butcher, known by singer name Grimes. Despite the breakup, they welcomed their second child in December.

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