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Justine Musk (born Jennifer Justine Wilson; September 2, 1972)[1][2][3] is a Canadian-born American author and a longtime resident of Los Angeles. She was the first wife of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk.

Justine Musk
Born Jennifer Justine Wilson
(1972-09-02) September 2, 1972 (age 45)
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Author
Notable works BloodAngel
Elon Musk
(m. 2000; div. 2008)
Children 6 (one deceased)



Musk is author of the contemporary fantasy novel BloodAngel,[4] published in 2005 by the ROC imprint of Penguin Books. Her second book, Uninvited, was released in 2007, and is an unrelated work intended for young-adult readers. A sequel to BloodAngel, Lord of Bones, was released in 2008.[5] Musk is one of the first people to ever use a site like Pinterest to plan out a novel.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

She married Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla and founder of SpaceX, in January 2000. Their first son, Nevada, was born in 2002 and died of sudden infant death syndrome at the age of 10 weeks.[7]

Through IVF, she later gave birth to twin boys, Griffin and Xavier, in 2004; followed by triplets Damian, Saxon and Kai in 2006.[8][9] On September 13, 2008, she announced that she was divorcing Musk. She later wrote an article for Marie Claire about their relationship.[7] She claims to have been a "model ex-wife," on good terms with Musk's second ex-wife, Talulah Riley.[10][11]


  1. ^ Pierre Haski (May 28, 2015). "Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX): génie ou prédateur de la Silicon Valley?" (in French). Rue89. 
  2. ^ "Justine Musk profile" (in German). 
  3. ^ "Justine Musk profile". 
  4. ^ "Justine Musk: Dark Urban Fantasy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-28. 
  5. ^ "the decadents". Retrieved 2012-11-28. 
  6. ^ Orsini, Lauren Rae (March 2, 2012). "How novelist Justine Musk builds a fictional world on Pinterest". The Daily Dot. Retrieved 2012-11-28. 
  7. ^ a b Musk, Justine (September 9, 2010). ""I Was a Starter Wife": Inside America's Messiest Divorce". Marie Claire. Retrieved 2018-05-09. 
  8. ^ Elon Musk profile - Forbes Magazine
  9. ^ Justine Musk | TEDxUIUC (posted Jun 1, 2017)
  10. ^ Kelly, Cathal (May 14, 2010). "Wife blogs about divorce from billionaire". The Star. Toronto, Canada: Toronto Star. Retrieved 2012-11-28. 
  11. ^ Zennie, Michael (August 21, 2012). "PayPal founder Elon Musk gives his British actress wife just $4.2million in divorce... despite being worth $2BILLION". Daily Mail. UK: Associated Papers Ltd. Retrieved 2013-02-19. 

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