Born Xavier Alexander Musk, she asks to be called Vivian Jenna Wilson so that her name matches her gender. She thus wishes to take the maiden name of her mother, divorced from Elon Musk in 2008.
The richest man in the world had a total of eight children: six with Justine Musk (née Wilson) in the 2000s, one of whom died a few weeks after birth, and, more recently, two with the musician Grimes.
The boss of Tesla and SpaceX, has in the past written messages on the social network criticizing the fact that transgender or non-binary people ask to be identified by specific pronouns, including this tweet dating from December 2020: “I support absolutely trans but all these pronouns are aesthetic nightmares. »