SpaceX and Tesla boss Elon Musk has made the astonishing claim for the third time after being asked by fans whether he is in fact an alien, sending his followers into meltdown

The bombshell announcement was made by the Tesla CEO himself on Twitter in an exchange with fans.

Twitter page 'Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley' shared a short video of Elon Musk from April 2019 at the World Government Summit, asking him in the tweet whether he is an alien.

In the video, Musk is seen saying: "I think this is one of the great questions in physics and philosophy, is where are the aliens?

Musk has made the wild claim three times now (Image: POOL/AFP via Getty Images)