High Profile Personalities and the Dogs They Love

Lady Gaga


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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, also known as Lady Gaga, enjoys sharing pictures of her pets all over social media. The American singer, songwriter and actress has a fortune valued at $275 million. She adores her three French Bulldogs, one of whom has her very own Instagram account! This is Asia, and she has also appeared on multiple magazine covers.

Mark Zuckerberg


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The 33-year old Facebook CEO has a net worth of almost $74 billion making him the fourth richest person in the world. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have “Beast,” a Hungarian sheepdog whose breed is Puli. Puli have a distinct fur which is like having dreadlocks all over the body. In 2015, according to the American Kennel Club, there were only 83 Puli registered in the United States. Did you know that the name Puli comes from the term “Puli Hou” which means “Hun Destroyer?”  In case you wanted to know, the plural of Puli is Pulik.

Ellen DeGeneres


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I had to make sure my favorite talk show host was included on this list!  This would be American comedian, talk show host, writer, producer and LGBT activist, Ellen Degeneres.  She made the list of Forbes’ Highest Paid TV Hosts, earning $77 million last year. Ellen has been an animal lover for many years. She even has her own line of pet toys, accessories and gifts, which can be found at PetSmart.  Ellen DeGeneres has three dogs (Wolf, Augie and Kid) and three cats (Charlie, George and Chairman).

Elon Musk


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Elon Musk is the man who founded Tesla and regularly cautions us about the dangers of AI (artificial intelligence).  The-46 year old has a net worth placed around $21.5 billion. When Elon was about to turn 18, he moved to Canada and worked a series of odd jobs including shovelling grain, cutting logs, and cleaning out the boiler room in a lumber mill. He went on to become a highly successful entrepreneur. In 2016, Elon welcomed Marvin, the adorable fluff ball pictured above. You can also find Marvin on Instagram! What a cutie!