Personal Life and History

Elon Reeve Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa. His parent’s Maye Musk and Errol Musk are model/dietitian and engineer, pilot, sailor respectively. Elon has two sibliings, a younger brother and a younger sister. Elon Musk hailed from an extraordinarily wealthy family. His parent’s divorced in the year 1980 and Elon has an estranged relationship with his father thence. From an early age, Musk was fascinated with computing and video games. He taught himself computer programming at a tender age of 12. He remembers himself to be as an awkward and introverted kid who was often bullied throughout his childhood. Years later, Musk met his first wife, a Canadian author Justine Wilson while they were attending Queen’s University. Justine conceived Elon’s first child Nevada Alexander Musk in 2002, who passed away at the age of 10 weeks. Following the unfortunate incident, the couple decided to have more babies through IVF. In the year 2004, twins Xavier and Griffin were born followed by triplets Kai, Saxon and Damian in 2006. The couple divorced in 2008 and shared the custody of their 5 children. In the same year, Elon started dating actress Talulah Riley. They separated in 2012. In 2018, Elon Musk and Canadian musician Grimes revealed that they had been dating. Grimes gave birth to their son in May 2020. The couple has given their son an obscure name which apparently would have violated Californian name regulations as it contained characters that are not in modern English alphabet. There were rumors of Elon Musk and Grimes separating in September 2021.