Billionaire Elon Musk wants only smart people to have children, says Shivron Zilis, the employee of his company Neuralink with whom he shares twins. She revealed this in an excerpt from Musk’s upcoming untitled biography, obtained by DailyExpertNews (NYT). This comes days after it was revealed that Musk’s eleventh child was named Techno Mechanicus. The child’s full name, nicknamed Tau, was leaked in Walter Isaacson’s upcoming biography of the tech mogul. It will be released on September 12.
“He really wants smart people to have children,” Ms. Zilis says in the book. From NYTMr Isaacson added in the book that the richest man in the world offered to be her sperm donor so that “the children would be genetically his”.
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Mr. Musk often shares his views on reproduction, posting on
Last month, he shared a retweet highlighting the ongoing population crisis.
The message highlighted that the US and Japan have witnessed a decline in population, while China, Singapore, Britain and South Korea have seen significant declines in fertility rates. The post said population collapse is one of the most substantial threats to civilization.
Elon Musk reposted the tweet and wrote, “Yes.”
In July last year, Musk had said in a post that he is doing his best “to help the underpopulation crisis”.
A month later, Musk quietly welcomed a third child with ex-girlfriend Grimes.
He is also the father of six children he shares with his ex-wife, Canadian author Justine Wilson. According to a report in People magazine, he had his first son, Nevada Alexander, in 2002, but he died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) at 10 weeks.