Xavier Musk is the transgender daughter of the world’s richest person, Elon Musk, has filed a petition to change her name to Vivian Jenna Wilson and to disassociate herself from her father. The petition was filed in April 2022, but TMZ only recently became aware of it.
Xavier Musk, who will turn 18 in April 2022, wishes to legally change her name to Vivian Jenna Wilson in order to adopt her mother’s maiden name. However, according to the official court filing, Vivian wishes to confirm her gender identity and be free of all ties to her father.
The ruling’s official reasoning is “gender identity and the fact that I no longer live with or wish to be related to my biological father in any way, shape, or form.”
Who Is Xavier Musk?
Elon Musk and his former Canadian wife Justine Wilson, gave birth to Xavier Musk and his twin brother Griffin in 2004.
Elon and Justine married in 2000 but divorced in 2008, agreeing to split custody of their children. Damian, Kai, and Saxon, the couple’s triplets, were born in 2006. Nevada Alexander Musk, their first child, died at the age of 10 weeks from sudden infant death syndrome.
Griffin, Vivian’s twin brother, is named after their mother, Canadian author Justine Wilson, who was married to Musk from 2000 to 2008. According to the report, Vivian’s hearing on the name change is scheduled for Friday.
Nevada Alexander Musk, Vivian and Griffin’s older sister, was born in 2002. Nevada died at the age of 10 weeks from sudden infant death syndrome.
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Musk and Justine married in 2006 and had triplets Damian, Kai, and Saxon before splitting up in 2008. According to media reports, they share custody of their five living children.
From singer Grimes, the Tesla CEO also has son X A-12, born in 2020, and daughter Exa Dark Sidereel, born in 2021. The couple will divorce in September 2021.
Neither Musk nor Vivian have previously made public statements about their relationship or her transition. However, Musk tweeted in December 2020 that he supports the transgender community but added, “All these pronouns are an esthetic nightmare.”
Musk began dating English actress Talulah Riley in 2008 after divorcing Justine, and the couple married in Dornoch Cathedral in Scotland in 2010. Musk filed for divorce from Riley in January 2012, after a four-year relationship.
Must then began dating Claire Elise Boucher, also known as Grimes. She is a singer, songwriter, and record producer from Canada. Musk and Grimes had two children during their on-again, off-again relationship.
Elon Musk response to transgender community
According to both the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and the Forbes real-time billionaires list, Musk is the world’s wealthiest man. Musk has previously expressed his support for the transgender community, but in typical Elon fashion, his comments on the use of pronouns have sparked controversy.
Elon Musk has not publicly commented on either the gender change or the court filing, but Vivian’s mother, Justine, has stated in a series of tweets that she is “proud” of her daughter.
Elon Musk is the world’s richest person, with an estimated net worth of $214 billion, and he recently paid $44 billion for the social media platform Twitter.
He has two more children with Canadian musician Grimes, but the couple has announced that they are no longer together. Their first child’s name was originally X A-12, which caused some confusion. The state of California informed the couple that their name had to be changed because it contained characters not found in the English alphabet.
The couple eventually renamed their child X AE A-XII Musk. In December 2021, a daughter was born through surrogacy.