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A Complete Timeline of Grimes and Elon Musk's Relationship

The story of how X Æ A-12 came to be

elon musk grimes relationship timelineSinger Grimes and her partner, SpaceX founder and billionaire Elon Musk, recently welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named X Æ A-12.

After we spent quite a long time trawling the internet trying to work out how exactly you pronounce X Æ A-12, we decided to take a look back at the infamous couple's relationship over the years, starting with the most recent update.

4 May 2020

Grimes and Elon welcome little baby boy, X Æ A-12, and I imagine, have a really hilarious time watching us all scrambling around for answers on how to pronounce it. X Æ A-12 is the couple's first child together. Musk has five sons from a previous marriage, while Grimes sadly lost her first son, Nevada, to SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) when he was just 10 weeks old. The couple seem over the moon with the new addition to their family, with Musk responding to a fan tweet saying that the baby is, "Happy, healthy & cute as a button :)".

A week later Grimes shares a cute video of Elon cuddling 1-week old son, X Æ A-12, on her Instagram stories, along with two little pink heart emojis. It's all very sweet.

Here's the rest of Grimes and Elon's relationship timeline...


May 2018

It all starts at the 2018 Met Gala where the pair appeared for the first time as a couple in their infamous black and white outfits. People were quick to express their surprise at the unexpected couple, who had been rumoured to be dating earlier than a month after apparently flirting up a storm on Twitter over a joke about Roko’s Basilisk - a thought experiment surrounding AI. Sure, okay.

July 2018

Grimes and Elon take his five kids for a day out to SpaceX's annual Hyperloop Pod Competition.

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January 2020

Grimes announced her pregnancy on Instagram with a topless picture edited to show an embryo inside her. She ended up having to post the image again with her nipples edited out because on Instagrams strict policy on female nipples, which still somehow exists.

 

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March 2020

Grimes confirms that Musk is the father of her child in an interview with Rolling Stone. She and her baby bump also graced the cover that month, and she looked undeniably incredible.

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