Clair Elise Boucher, professionally known as Grimes Musk is a popular Canadian singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. Grimes is her professional stage name, her real name is Claire Elise Boucher. She was born in Vancouver. Their music is broadly blended with elements of hip hop, electronic, dream pop and R&B, with the essence of feminism and sci-fi themes.
In her recording career she has written five studio albums: Geidi Primes, Halfaxa, Visions, Art Angles and Miss Anthropocene. She is best known for her acclaimed singles such as “Pretty Dark” released in 2019 and “We Appreciate Power” released in 2018. Over the years, the talented singer has won many accolades and awards, including Video of the Year 2017 for her music video for Kill V. Maim and Electronic Album in 2013 for their third album Visions.
Grimes Musk was born on March 17, 1988 and grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Of French-Canadian, Italian, Métis and Ukrainian background, she was raised Catholic and attended a Catholic school.
Her mother’s name is Sandy Garossino. She is an art attorney and prosecutor. Grimes’ father was a former banker who is currently involved in the business side of biotechnology. She grew up with two siblings, all boys named Mac Boucher and Daniel Boucher.
She also has a stepbrother named Jay Worthy, who she works with frequently. All her siblings work in show business. Grimes attended Lord Byng Secondary School and graduated in 2006.
She then moved to Montreal from Vancouver to attend McGill University, where her majors were neuroscience and Russian. She later left school in 2011 before she could graduate.
Grimes Musk career
The singer began releasing her solo music in the late 2000s. In 2007 she began writing songs under her pseudonym Grimes. She released two albums Geidi Primes and later Halfaxa in 2010 on Arbutus Records. At the same time she signed with the label 4AD.
In 2012 her third album Visions was released, which made her famous. With singles on the album such as Genesis and Oblivion, she became very popular and received the Canadian music industry’s Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year.
Her fourth album was called Art Angles and was released in 2015. It also received critical acclaim and publications, winning Best Album of the Year. In 2020 she released her fifth album Miss Anthropocene.
Grimes Musk biography
|Real name||Claire Elise Boucher|
|Date of birth||March 17, 1988|
|Age (as of 2022)||34 years|
|Place of birth||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|profession||Musician, singer, songwriter|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 5” – in centimeters – 165 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 50kg – in pounds – 110 pounds|
|shoe size||6 (USA)|
Grimes Musk Family
|Brothers||Two (Mac & Daniel Boucher)|
|school||Lord Byng Secondary School|
|Who is her boyfriend?||Elon Musk (2018-2021)|
Between 2007 and 2010 Grimes Musk was in a relationship with Devon Welsh. He was the lead singer of Majical Cloudz. They met at a college dorm party for a freshman at McGill University.
Between 2012 and 2018, Grimes dated another musician, Jaime Brooks. He was in the electronic genre and often supported them on their Visions Tour as Elite Gymnastics.
She has been dating famous entrepreneur Elon Musk since 2018. They met each other on Twitter. On May 4, 2020, Grimes gave birth to their first child, a son named X Æ A-12. Their son was born in California, where his name violated the state’s naming law, so they changed it to X Æ A-Xii. X is his first name.
He was Elon’s seventh child and Grimes’ first. In September 2021, the couple briefly separated. In December, they welcomed their second child, Y, through surrogacy. Recently, news that Grimes Musk and her partner Elon Musk welcomed their second child in December 2021 broke secretly from the public media.
They had a beautiful little girl they named Exa Dark Sideræl. They affectionately call her Y, to match her older brother, whom they call X. Y was born through surrogacy just after a few months when the couple got back together after a while apart.
Grimes Musk net worth
She is probably enjoying her singing career, which is probably her main source of income. Apart from that, her name is linked to Elon Musk, the richest person in the world, so it is obvious that she must make millions from this. In addition, she was expected to give music concerts and tours, so her estimated net worth is around $3 million.
Facts About Grimes Musk
- Grimes said her first album Geidi Primes was inspired by the popular Dune film series.
- In 2018, Grimes changed her original name from Claire Elise Boucher to c Boucher, “c” symbolizing the speed of light.
- She states that her regular training routine includes one to two hours of sword fighting and hiking.
- Grimes has mentioned that her voice training program includes a 25-minute screaming session along with a cup of honey tea. She does this to maximize her vocal control.