Elon Musk, general manager of Tesla and SpaceX, has become

Elon Musk, general manager of Tesla and SpaceX, has become


Since November, Elon Musk, general manager of Tesla and SpaceX, has become the father of twins, along with a director of Neuralink, another company of his, the number of children of the American billionaire alive reaching nine, according to Business Insider, reports AFP .

Thus, Elon Musk and Shivon Zilis, a 36-year-old Canadian woman, filed a lawsuit in April in a Texas court to change the names of the two babies, according to Agerpres.ro.

The two wanted to give the children the father’s last name and, as a second name, the mother’s last name. Their request was approved by a judge, according to documents consulted by Business Insider.

In the professional context, Shivon Zilis is director of operations and special projects at Neuralink, a start-up of the American billionaire specializing in neural implants.

And the twins were born a few weeks before Elon Musk’s second child was born in December to singer Grimes, a girl named Exa Dark Siderael Musk, whom she calls “Y” . The boy of the two, born in 2020, answers to the name “X”, abbreviated from X AE A-12.

In her opinion, “There is no real word for this,” the artist said of her relationship with Musk in an interview with Vanity Fair. “I would probably refer to him as my boyfriend, but we are very fluid. We live in separate houses. We are best friends. See you all the time… “, she said, adding:” I don’t expect others to understand “.

The richest man in the world had six children with Justine Musk (born Wilson) in the 2000s, one of whom died a few weeks after birth.

One of them, a transgender daughter, recently filed a formal request to change her family name at the same time as the gender, in order to sever all ties with her father, according to legal documents consulted by AFP.

In her statements, “I no longer live with my biological father and I no longer want to be associated with him in any way,” the young transgender wrote in a document explaining her request the day after she turned 18.

Born Xavier Alexander Musk, she asked to be named Vivian Jenna Wilson and to take the last name of her mother, who divorced Elon Musk in 2008.

Elon Musk has written a series of messages on Twitter in the past criticizing the fact that transgender or non-binary people ask to be identified by specific pronouns. “I absolutely support trans people, but all those pronouns are aesthetic nightmares,” the South African billionaire wrote in a message published in December 2020.