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How many children does Elon Musk have and who are they? Names, ages and their mothers

Elon Musk has confirmed that he and ex-partner Grimes have a third child born last year, a son named Techno Mechanicus, adding to his ever-growing family.

Elon Musk has confirmed that he and ex-partner Grimes have a third child born last year, a son named Techno Mechanicus, adding to his ever-growing family.
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The richest man in the world has revealed that he and his former partner, Canadian singer Grimes, have a third child who was born in June of last year- as son named Techno Mechanicus. Musk and Grimes- born Claire Boucher- kept the baby’s existence secret until recently.

In December of 2021, the billionaire welcomed his second child with the singer, born via surrogate.

His children by Grimes are not his only offspring: he has fathered many others

As far as we know, here’s how many children he has and who their mothers are. He is certainly doing his part in increasing the country’s birth rate.

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Who are the children of Elon Musk?

Nevada Alexander Musk

After getting married in January 2000, Musk and Canadian author Justine Wilson welcomed their son Nevada Alexander Musk in 2002. Unfortunately, Nevada died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, at 10 weeks.

Griffin and Xavier Musk

After losing their firstborn, Musk and Wilson turned to in vitro fertilization (IVF) to grow their family. In April 2004, she gave birth to twins Griffin and Xavier Musk. This year, Xavier filed a legal application to change his name to Vivian Jenna Wilson, taking his mother’s surname so as not to be related to Musk.

Kai, Saxon and Damian Musk

The former couple also used IVF to welcome their triplet sons Kai, Saxon and Damian to the world in January 2006. Musk and Wilson divorced in 2008 and share custody of their five children.


In May 2018, Musk began dating singer Grimes, who gave birth to their son, X AE A-XII, in May 2020. X was originally named X Æ A-12, but “Æ” and “12″ violated California law as not being part of the English alphabet, forcing his parents to change his name.

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Exa Dark Sideræl Musk

In September 2021 it was confirmed that Musk and Grimes had separated, but the singer revealed in March 2022 that she and the SpaceX founder had their second child, Exa Dark Sideræl Musk, via surrogate in December 2021. She was given the nickname Y after their other child was named X.

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Grimes clarified that they had since separated again.

Strider and Azure

It was recently revealed that Musk also has twins born in November 2021 by Neuralink executive Shivon Zilis, and executive in Neuralink, a company owned by the owner of X. The 16-month-old twins are named Strider and Azure.

Techno Mechanicus

Although Musk and Grimes are no longer a couple, the singer reportedly described their relationship as “fluid”. Their third child is nicknamed “Tau”.


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