Billionaire Elon Musk’s transgender daughter has petitioned a California court to change her name and gender, according to reports.
Vivian, 18, who was born Xavier, announced her decision to change her gender and famous surname in order to lose any association with the Tesla and SpaceX founder.
The official reason stated by Vivian in the petition, which was shared online, 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.
Musk, 50, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is the world’s richest person with an estimated net worth of $214 billion.
The teenager is changing her full name from Xavier Alexander Musk to Vivian Jenna Wilson, taking her mother’s last name, and that “she wants to be recognized as female,” TMZ reported.
The teenager’s hearing is scheduled for Friday.
Who is Vivian Wilson?
Vivian Wilson, born Xavier Musk, is Elon Musk was born in 2004, she has a twin brother, Griffin Musk.
Vivian and Griffin have an older sister, Nevada Alexander Musk, born in 2002. Sadly, Nevada died from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome at 10 weeks old.
The pair welcomed triplets Damian, Kai and Saxon in 2006, before separating in 2008. Musk and Wilson share custody of their five children.
The controversial business man shares son X AE A-XI, born in 2020, and daughter Exa Dark Sideræl, born in 2021, with singer Grimes, who split in September 2021.
Musk has said he supports transgender issues, but came under fire in 2020 for Tweets criticizing preferred pronouns for transgender and nonbinary people, tweeting: “I absolutely support trans, but all these pronouns are an esthetic nightmare” and “Pronouns suck.”
Meanwhile, reps for Musk have not responded to The Post’s request for comment — and it remained unclear Monday if he was aware Vivian filed the petition.
Who is Vivian’s mother?
Musk’s ex-wife, Justine Wilson, has revealed that she’s “proud” of Vivian’s name change.
The Canadian-born fantasy author has reveraled a sweet conversation with one of the couple’s twins after it was revealed that their transgender daughter decided to legally change her name to cut all ties with her billionaire dad.
Wilson, the 49-year-old mother of five of Musk’s seven children, shared the exchange with one of her twins on Twitter Monday: “‘I had a weird childhood,’ my 18-year-old said to me,” Wilson said after news of Vivian’s gender and name change petition began circulating online. She also quoted the child as saying: “I can’t believe I’m as normal-seeming as I am.”
Alhough Wilson didn’t specify which twin the conversation was with, the post came after news of Vivian deciding to publicly distance herself from the Tesla CEO broke Monday. The proud mom also said she told the twin, “I’m very proud of you,” to which the child replied, “I’m proud of myself!”