How Many Kids Does Elon Musk Have?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Elon Musk

We could know Elon Musk finest for Tesla, SpaceX, and PayPal, however now, he’s the focus for his household life. He and his well-known musician girlfriend, Grimes, have been collectively since 2018 — and so they welcomed their first youngster collectively in May 2020. Now, Musk goes to be busy being a brand new dad for awhile.

While that is Grimes’ first youngster, it isn’t Musks. He already has a number of kids from his first marriage to Justine Wilson — and Wilson has talked extensively about what her relationship with Musk was like over time. Here’s what number of kids Musk has in whole.

Elon Musk and Grimes welcomed their first child collectively

Congratulations are to be able to the pleased couple. On May 4, Musk tweeted that his youngster with Grimes, aka Claire Boucher, was born. “Mom & baby all good,” he tweeted, and he then appeared to inform one curious Twitter fan that the gender of the newborn is a boy. As for the title, he additionally gave that away, too. “X Æ A-12 Musk,” Musk replied — however we’re nonetheless unsure if Musk and Grimes are being severe. Finally, the pleased father additionally added a photo of him holding the new child.

Musk has solely publicly acknowledged Grimes’ being pregnant extra just lately through Twitter. Prior to that, followers knew she was pregnant due to her Instagram, as that’s the place she shared updates. And it was clear that she was prepared and excited to deliver a little bit one into the world.

“It’s a pretty crazy sacrifice and only half of the population has to do it,” Grimes informed Rolling Stone concerning having kids. “It was really profound to me when I decided I was going to do it, to actually go through the act of — like, y’know, unprotected sex. I’m just like, I have sacrificed my power in this moment. … I do actually just really love my boyfriend. So I was like, ‘You know, sure.’”

Musk has 5 different kids with Justine Wilson

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Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and founding father of SpaceX | Paul Harris/Getty Images

Musk now formally has six kids. Distractify explains the Tesla CEO has 5 youngsters along with his first spouse, Justine Wilson. The two have been married from 2000 to 2008, and so they utilized IVF to assist Wilson’s pregnancies. This resulted within the start of twins, Griffin and Xavier, in 2004, and triplets, Saxon, Kai, and Damian, in 2006.

Wilson has since talked about her relationship with Musk, and he or she’s referred to herself as his “starter wife,” as Musk has since had different high-profile relationships and one other marriage. And she talked extra about her choice to have youngsters in a narrative she wrote for Marie Claire.

“One night, over dinner, he asked me how many kids I wanted to have. ‘One or two,’ I said immediately, ‘although if I could afford nannies, I’d like to have four,’” Wilson wrote. She then added that Musk mentioned, “That’s the difference between you and me. I just assume that there will be nannies.”

Now, Wilson notes she’s estranged from her ex-husband. Even in terms of coping with him and the kids, she communicates along with his assistant.

His first youngster, Nevada, died from SIDS

Elon Musk and Grimes attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute GalaElon Musk and Grimes attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala
Elon Musk and Grimes attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala | Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Huffington Post

In Wilson’s piece, she additionally talked about her first son with Musk, Nevada. Prior to the twins and the triplets, they’d a son collectively in 2002. “By the time eBay bought PayPal in 2002, we had moved to Los Angeles and had our first child, a boy named Nevada Alexander,” she wrote. “The same week, Nevada went down for a nap, placed on his back as always, and stopped breathing. He was 10 weeks old, the age when male infants are most susceptible to SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).”

Sadly, after three days on life assist, the newborn couldn’t be revived. And Wilson added that Musk by no means needed to speak concerning the demise of the newborn regardless that she “grieved openly.”

“I buried my feelings instead, coping with Nevada’s death by making my first visit to an IVF clinic less than two months later,” she continued. “Elon and I planned to get pregnant again as swiftly as possible.”

We’re unsure if Wilson and Grimes will ever talk — or if Grimes will ever have contact with Musk’s different youngsters. We’ll have to attend and see.

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