Damian Musk Biography
Damian Musk is one of the children of the famous multibillionaire, Elon Musk and Justine Wilson, Elon’s ex-wife. He is also part of the trios that his parents had which includes his siblings, Saxon and Kai. He, too, has older brothers named Griffin and Xavier Musk and they are also twins. Another part of his family is his half-brother X Æ A-Xii Musk born on 2020, which his father Elon Musk had with Grimes, whom he dated back in the year 2018. Damian Musk was born on the 1st of January back in the year 2006, in the United States of America and he is currently 16 years old. Damian Musk usually appear in photographs by the paparazzi with his father, Elon Musk’s Instagram posts, and in news about their family.
Damian Musk’s Relationships, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife
As far as the media knowns, Damian Musk is currently single and perhaps still focusing on his education. There are no speculations about him dating anyone or being in a relationship with anyone.
About His Parents
Since Damian Musk is still a minor and under his family’s care, there are still no updates or news regarding any ventures of his life as of now. It is also of certain that the Musk family is ensuring the privacy of their children. So in this segment, we will be talking about Damian Musk’s parents.
Justine Wilson (Damian Musk’s Mother)
Justine Wilson was born on the 2nd day of September on the year 1972 and she is currently 49 years old. She was originally from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. She was a former student of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and obtained a degree in English literature. Justine Wilson then flew to Japan to work as an ESL teacher or English Second Language before she settled in California. Her works of literature are Blood Angel (2005), Uninvited (2007), Lord of Bones (2008), and Crystal Connection (2021). She also wroteother short stories such as Smalltown Canadian Girl was published in The House that Made Me: Writers Reflect on the Places and People that Defined Them in 2016. Besides her own works, she has also worked with other authors and writers who are prominent in the industry.
Elon Musk (Damian Musk’s Father)
Elon Reeve Musk was born on the 28th of June in the year 1971 in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. Musk is a South African-born American entrepreneur who is the cofounder of Paypal, formed SpaceX, and also manufacturer of vehicles and spacecraft. He is also the chief executive officer of the brand Tesla, an electric car manufacturer.
Musk was born to a South African father, Errol Musk, and a Canadian mother, Maye Musk. At such a young age, he already displayed a knack and talent for electronics as well as entrepreneurship. He was 12 years old when he created his first video game and sold it to a computer magazine. When he finally acquired a Canadian passport, he left South Africa because he wanted the economic state of the United States.
Paypal and SpaceX (by Elon Musk)
Musk, besides attending Queen’s University, and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, he also attended graduate school in physics in California at the Stanford University. However, he left shortly because he thought that the Internet has more potential to change the world or modern society than physics ever will.
Back in the year 1995, he founded Zip2, a company which gives maps and business directions to newspapers in the online world. Years later, in the year 1999, his company Zip2 was then bought by Compaq, a computer manufacturer for the price of $307 million. After that, Musk then established financial services done virtually called X.com, which is popularly known today as Paypal, one of the most popular money transferring apps or websites we use today. After that, in an online auction, eBay bought Paypal back in 2002 for a whopping cost of $1.5 billion.
Later again in 2002, Musk founded Exploration Technologies or SpaceX to make rockets that are more affordable. The first two rockets were Falcon 1 which first launched in the year 2006 and the next one is larger in size, Falcon 9 which was launched in the year 2010, these rockets were design to cost muche affordable than other rockets. These rockets are able to carry a weight of 117,000 pounds or 53,000 kg to orbit. This weight capacity is twice as much as the largest spacecraft competitor, Boeing Company’s Delta IV Heavy, with SpaceX rockets only one third of the costs of the competitor.
In the following years, SpaceX has announced that there will be a successor to the first 2 rockets, and the successor is called, Super Heavy – Starship System. This successor will be able to lift a weight of 100,000 kg or 220,000 in pounds to low Earth orbit. This successor will be built for a faster transportation between Earth and when it comes to building bases on the Moon and Mars. besides the Falcon spacecrafts, SpaceX also have engineered the Dragon spacecraft, which can carry supplies to the International Space Station or ISS. The Dragon spacecraft will be able to carry a maximum of seven astronauts. It also had a crew which carried astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken to the International Space Station back in the year 2020. The first ever test-flights of the SuperHeavy – Starships spacecraft were accomplished back in the year 2020.
Besides being the cief executive officer of SpaceX, Elon Musk was also a chief designer for the Falcon spacecrfts, as well as the Dragon and Starship.
What is Elon Musk’s Net Worth?
Elon Musk has a current net worth of 218.1 billion US dollars.
What are All the Companies of Elon Musk that Made him the Richest Person in the World?
2002: The Musk Foundation
2016: The Boring Company
How did Elon Musk and Justine Wilson Got Together?
Justine had long met Elon Musk back on their days in Queen’s University. Justine described Elon as her senior, he was slick, upper-class with that accent from South Africa who appeared right before her in one afternoon while she was on the steps to her dorm. Justine mentioned that Elon had met her in a party she haven’t even been to. Elon then confessed that he had been smitten of her when he noticed her from across the common room and he wanted to get to know her.
Unfortunately for Musk, Justine turned him down. Before that, Elon Musk transferred to the University of Pennsylvania in which he graduated later on the year 1995. Justine mentioned thatElon Musk invited her to go get some ice cream in which she said yes to but blew him off later on with a written note on her dorm’s door. After a few hours, when she was about to go somewhere, she heard a cough which grabbed her attention. She faced an awkwardly smiling Elon Musk with two chocolate-chip ice cream dripping on each hands. Apparently, Elon was not a man who does not take no for an answer and continued to pursue her. He continuously send her roses even if he has transferred universities. In one of Musk’s visits to Canada, she then finally agreed to go to dinner with him.
Upon graduation, the two went on their separate ways and this is when Justine she obtained her degree in English literature and moved to Japan for a teaching career in ESL as what was previously mentioned earlier. After that, she came back to Canada after a year to start bartending and work on her novel.
Justine told her sister, if Elon reached out to her, she might consider being in a relationship with him. The entrepreneur then reached out to her after a week. They reconnected and Justine moved to California to live with Elon Musk.
Justine Wilson and Elon Musk got married in the year January 2000 after 10 years of knowing each other. In the year 2002, which was also the same year, Paypal, a company of Elon Musk, the coupe welcome their first child together. His name was Nevada Alexander. Unfortunately, the infant passed away when he was only 10 weeks old due to sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS. Justine recalled that Nevada was just taking a nap then he suddenly stopped breathing. By the time they called for paramedics to resuscitate him, the infant was already brain-dead due to deprivation of oxygen for a long period of time. Nevada was placed on life support for three days in a medical facility in Orange County before the couple decided to take him off the life support.
Fortunately for the couple, they were blessed with 5 more children in the following years before the couple separated back in 2008. Justine wanted to cope with the loss of their son by trying to conceive a child again. She visited IVF clinics after less than two months since the loss. The couple planned to get pregnant as soon as possible and like what was previously mentioned, within the next five years, the two were gifted with twins, then with triplets.
The twins are Xavier and Griffin, followed by triplets, Kai, Saxon, and Damian via IVF.
What Happened with their Divorce?
Justin realized that it was a time for their relationship to change so the two agreed to take couple counseling. After a month and three sessions later, Elon Musk gave an ultimatum – either they fix the marriage or file a divorce. Elon Musk filed a divorce the next day.
The Two Shared Custody of their Sons
Elon Musk stated that he was coparenting with Justin. The custody of their children was split evenly with which all of his non-work hours are spent with his children.
Life After Separation
After Elon and Justine’s separation, Elon started dating Talulah Riley back in 2008, an English actress. Justine thought it was shocking that throughout the processing of the divorce, Justine and Talulah realized they liked each other or they seem to be getting along. Justine thought Talulah was a lovely, bright, and young. She thought that Talulah’s personality is better suited with Elon’s than hers was when she was still married to Elon.
Talulah Riley and Elon Musk’s Relationship
Riley and Elon got married shortly after and divorced in 2012 before they remarried back in the year 2013. The two then divorced for the second time back in November 2016.
Grimes and Elon Musk’s Relationship
In May 2018, Elon Musk and Grimes went public with their relationship then welcomed their son, X Æ A-Xii Musk back in May 2020, followed by a baby girl Exa Dark Siderael back in Decemer 2021.
Amber Heard and Elon Musk’s Relationship
Amber Heard was just divorced from Johnny Depp when she started dating Elon Musk. The two kept their relationship lowkey until they were spotted spending time together. When they went public with their relationship back in the year 2017, the two parted for a brief moment before giving their relationship another try.
However back in February 2018, it was stated by US Weekly that Amber Heard and Elon Musk have split for good this time. It was stated that Amber Heard just wanted to stay as friends instead of pursuing a romantic relationship with Musk since she wants her independence. It was a mutual decision since Elon decided that it was for each and every body’s own good that they parted. They both cared for each other but their timing was not right.
What is Damien Musk’s Current Situation?
There are no news regarding Damien Musk’s current status in life as of the moment. It is also not clear whether he will be following his father’s footsteps someday along with his siblings because as far as everybody knowns, their personal life is not being completely exposed to the limelight for protection.