Elon Musk confirms that he has had a third child with Grimes and that he has named him Techno Mechanicus

The richest man in the world and owner of Tesla has secretly welcomed his third child with Grimes, whom they have named Techno Mechanicus, according to a New York Times review Saturday of Musk’s soon-to-be-published biography.

The outlet briefly mentions Musk’s son with the Genesis singer, whom the mogul’s ex affectionately nicknamed Tau. Very little is known about the little one or the exact date of his birth. Musk, 52, and Grimes, 35, share two additional children: their 1-year-old daughter, Exa Dark Sideræl, whose nickname is “Y,” and their 3-year-old son, X Æ A-12. Musk and Grimes have been dating, as far as we know, since May 2018.

The biography bearing the billionaire businessman’s name, as yet unpublished, reveals that the two have named their third child Techno Mechanicus. A source cited by Page Six reveals the two met after the Tesla founder tried to write a joke on Twitter about artificial intelligence, but discovered that Grimes, born Claire Elise Boucher, He had already made the same joke. Musk and his girlfriend welcomed their first child together, X, 2021.

“E and I have broken up again since I wrote this article haha, but he is my best friend and the love of my life, and my life and my art are now forever dedicated to The Mission,” Grimes wrote via Twitter after the fall.

While it’s unclear if the two are back together, the musician and Musk were spotted in Portofino, Italy, in July with their son. Although they were not photographed together, a source told the Daily Mail at the time that they were staying at the same hotel. Musk’s other son, Saxon, 17, the result of his relationship with Justine Wilson, was also present on that getaway to Italy.

Earlier this week, Grimes pleaded with Musk to see her son in a since-deleted tweet. “Tell Shivon to unblock me and tell Elon to let me see my son or answer my lawyer,” he wrote. “I have never been allowed to see a photo of these children until this moment, despite the situation that completely tore my family apart.” The owner of X, formerly known as Twitter, shares 11 children with three women.

Musk is the father of one son, Nevada, with Wilson; However, the couple lost their 10-week-old baby due to sudden infant death syndrome (SID). Musk and Grimes welcomed a second child in December 2021 via surrogacy. In January 2006, Musk and his ex Wilsont also welcomed triplets Kai, Saxon and Damian. Musk and Wilson divorced two years later.

The billionaire also secretly welcomed twins with Neuralink COO and Special Projects Director Shivon Zilis in November 2021, just before Grimes gave birth to her second child with Musk.