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How Many Children Does Elon Musk Have? What Has He Said About Their Inheritance?

Joel Duggan

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How Many Children Does Elon Musk Have? What Has He Said About Their Inheritance?

Elon Musk is in the news after his transgender daughter applied to legally change her name. His daughter says the reasons behind this are "gender identity" and that she doesn't want to "live with or wish to be related to my biological father in any way, shape or form"

There has been no more details explaining the rift between Musk's daughter and her father, the Tesla boss who wants to buy Twitter.

But how many kids does the billionaire have and what's the situation with their inheritance?

How Many Children Does Elon Musk Have?


The richest person on the planet has seven kids by two partners.

After losing their first child to SIDS in 2002, Elon and his wife, Justin Wilson, used IVF to give birth to twins Griffin and Xavier Musk in 2004. They were joined by triplets Kai, Saxon and Damian in 2006.

Musk and Wilson then divorced in 2008 and they currently share custody of their five children.

Following failed relationships with Westworld actress Talulah Riley and Amber Heard, Musk started dating the alternative musician Grimes in 2018.


In May 2020, Elon and Grimes welcomed their first child, X Æ A-12 and In December 2021, he was joined by Exa Dark Sideræl Musk. As of March 2022, Elon and Grimes are no longer together.

What Has Elon Musk Said About His Children's Inheritance?

Elon Musk signed the Giving Pledge in 2012, which entails a promise to donate a majority of his wealth to charity and the billionaire Elon donated $5.7 million last year to an unknown cause.

Elon has not spoken about the inheritance that he will give his children. However, he has commented that rich kids “have less motivation than those who have nothing”.


Elon currently has $213.9 billion that his children could potentially inherit.

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: Elon Musk

Joel Duggan
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