In a video published to Facebook, which was initially found on a TikTok-style app called Douyin, the man could be seen standing next to a black car wearing all-black while talking and looking at the camera.
The similarities between the man and the SpaceX and Tesla CEO is quite remarkable.
Although the man hasn’t been named, he’s been revered as Yi Long Musk by people in the comments section of the post.
“China has everything,” someone wrote.
“Can I ask him what virtual currency I’m going to buy next time,” another jokingly wrote.
Someone else alleged that they believe the video could be a deepfake, which is a technology that allows people to superimpose someone’s face on someone else’s body in a realistic way.
There isn’t a way to tell because we do not know the man in the video so it’s hard to prove whether or not it’s really his face.
But if it is actually real, Musk might want to consider amping up his phone security to extend Face ID to log on because the man could probably get away with using it.
He could even say that he was named TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year.
On Monday, Musk received the achievement for his technological advancements throughout 2021.
“Musk has spent a lifetime defying the haters; now, it seems, he’s finally in position to put them in their place. For 2021 was the year of Elon Unbound,” wrote TIME editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal.
The magazine also gave out other awards.
Entertainer Of The Year was given to Olivia Rodrigo and Athlete Of The Year was awarded to renowned US gymnast Simone Biles.
An award was also given for Heroes of the Year to the workers who helped to create Covid-19 vaccines.