Grimes claims she hasn’t been able to see her eldest son with Elon Musk. Images via Twitter @elonmusk @grimes and Instagram @grimes.

‘Very strange’: Grimes on parenting ‘little engineers’ with Elon Musk

Elon Musk and his on-again-off-again ‘baby mama’ Grimes opened about co-parenting their two ‘little engineers;.


Grimes claims she hasn’t been able to see her eldest son with Elon Musk. Images via Twitter @elonmusk @grimes and Instagram @grimes.

Canadian musician Grimes opened up about co-parenting her two children with South African-born billionaire Elon Musk in an interview with Wired.

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Claire Elise Boucher, popularly known as Grimes, has two children — three-year-old X Æ A-12, affectionately known as X and Y with Elon Musk. She explained that both her kids are “little engineers”. Grimes told Wired that X loves rockets.

“X knows a lot about rockets. It’s crazy. He knows more about rockets than me,” she said.

Grimes went on to say that X had a “three-day meltdown” when SpaceX’s Starship rocket exploded minutes after takeoff back in April. The Candian-born musician said that her daughter Y is also a little engineer.

“She likes industrial shipping. She’s very strange,” she continued.

Grimes and Musk are in the process of figuring out what their kids educational journeys will look like.

“I really care about having a very good relationship with my kids. I think I understand how to be a good parent to them. Both enforcing discipline and being their friend,” she added.

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Grimes is not Musk’s only “baby mama”, he has children with his ex-wife Justine Musk and his Neuralinks executive Shivon Zilis.

  • Musk welcomed his first child Nevada with ex-wife Justine Musk in 2002. However, the infant passed away at just 10 weeks old. Nevada lost his life due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
  • The billionaire and Justine welcomed a pair of twins born as Griffin and Xavier in 2004. After losing their first child the pair turned to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to grow their family.  Xavier legally changed her gender and name to Vivian Jenna Wilson in 2022, just days after he 18th birthday. She distanced herself from her billionaire father and took on her mother’s maiden surname.
  • In 2006, Justine welcomed triplets Kai, Saxon and Damian also using IVF. This means Justine is the mother of six of the billionaire’s eight children. Justine and the billionaire got divorced in 2008.
  • Grimes and Musk welcomed their baby boy X AE A-XII, affectionately known as baby X, to the world in May 2020 after the pair had been dating from 2018. So, he is currently three years old. The musician and billionaire announced their split in September 2021.
  • The pair secretly welcomed their baby girl together in December 2021 via a surrogate. This was revealed during her Vanity Fair cover shoot when the reported heard the baby wailing upstairs and Grimes was forced to reveal her daughter.
  • In July, Business Insider reported that Musk secretly welcomed a pair of twins with Shivon Zilis in November 2021. According to court documents seen by the publication – the billionaire and Zilis filed a petition for the twins to have their father’s surname and their mom’s surname as their middle name. This means the twins will turn a year old this month.
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Elon Musk and his baby mama Shivon Zilis. Images via Twitter @AlphaMaleTips44 @thatnahguy.

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