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Elon Musk had twins last year with one of his top executives, Insider says

SpaceX proprietor and Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during a discussion with famous match designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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July 7 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Government Elon Musk and Shivon Zilis, a prime executive at his mind-chip startup Neuralink, experienced twins in November 2021, Insider noted.

In April, Musk and Zilis filed a petition to change the title of the twins to “have their father’s past identify” and incorporate their mother’s very last name as section of their center identify, Insider said on Wednesday, citing court docket documents.

A court docket docket summary on the Westlaw authorized investigate company confirmed a judge signed an “Order Altering the Names Of Numerous Kids” on Could 11 right after the name alter petition from Musk and Zilis made on April 25 this year.

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On Thursday, Musk tweeted, “Undertaking my finest to assist the underpopulation disaster.” He did not refer to the Insider report.

“A collapsing delivery amount is the largest hazard civilization faces by significantly,” he mentioned.

The twins carry Musk’s overall depend of young children to nine. Musk shares two youngsters with Canadian singer Grimes, and an additional five youngsters with his ex-spouse Canadian author Justine Wilson.

Musk and Grimes welcomed their next boy or girl by using surrogate in December, a month after Musk and Zilis reportedly experienced twins.

The billionaire explained that he and Grimes were “semi-divided,” according to a report by Webpage 6 in September very last calendar year.

Musk and Zilis did not straight away reply to Reuters’ requests for responses.

The report, without having citing a source, stated Zilis has been floated as a single of the people today Musk could have run Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) following his $44 billion acquisition deal.

Zilis, 36, is identified on her LinkedIn profile as director of operations and exclusive projects at Neuralink, which is co-started and chaired by Musk, 51. She begun performing at the firm in Might 2017, the exact same month she was named a venture director in synthetic intelligence at Tesla, where by she labored until 2019.

She also serves as a board member at synthetic-intelligence investigation agency OpenAI, which was co-founded by Musk, according to her profile on LinkedIn.

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Reporting by Akriti Sharma in Bengaluru and Hyunjoo Jin in San Francisco and Mike Scarcella in Silver Spring, Maryland Editing by Sandra Maler and Howard Goller

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