He was born Xavier Musk but now over the years, the daughter of Elon Muks, wants to change her name to be recognized as a woman and also break any ties with the tycoon.
His daughter formally asked to change her last name and gender to avoid being related to her father, according to documents seen by AFP on Tuesday.
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“I no longer live with my biological father and I no longer want to be associated with him in any way,” the young woman wrote in an application filed the day after her 18th birthday.
The request was filed in April before a court in Santa Monica, California, but it was revealed over the weekend by various US media.
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Likewise, decided to take her mother’s maiden name, who divorced Elon Musk in 2008.
In the documents, she says that she wants to be recognized as a woman, but the name change is not just about her transition, there is clearly a break with her father, a source told TMZ.
Neither Elon nor Vivian have made any public statement about their relationship or the transition it has had, however in December 2020, the billionaire came to support the transgender community on his social networks but expressed his annoyance at the fact of the change of pronouns.
Musk has eight children.: six with Justine Wilson in the 2000s, one of whom died within weeks of birth, and more recently, two with singer-songwriter Grimes.