Justine Musk

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Justine Musk
Born Jennifer J. Wilson
1972 (age 42–43)
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Novelist, screenwriter
Genre Fantasy, Science fiction, Horror fiction
Notable works BloodAngel
Spouse Elon Musk (m. 2000–2008; divorced); 6 children, 1 deceased

Justine J. Musk (née Wilson; born 1972) is a Canadian author.


Musk is author of the contemporary fantasy novel BloodAngel,[1] 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.[2] Musk is one of the first people to ever use a site like Pinterest to plan out a novel.[3]

Personal life[edit]

She married Elon Musk, founder of PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla Motors in January 2000. Their first son, Nevada, died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome at the age of 10 weeks.[4] Through IVF, she later gave birth to twin boys, Griffin and Xavier, in 2004; followed by triplets Damian, Saxon and Kai in 2006.[5] On September 13, 2008, she announced that she was divorcing Musk. She later wrote an article for Marie Claire about their relationship.[4] She claims to have been a "model ex-wife," on good terms with Musk's second wife, Talulah Riley.[6][7] She currently lives in Bel Air, California, with their five sons.


  1. ^ "Justine Musk: Dark Urban Fantasy". 
  2. ^ "the decadents". Retrieved 2012-11-28. 
  3. ^ Orsini, Lauren Rae (March 2, 2012). "How novelist Justine Musk builds a fictional world on Pinterest". The Daily Dot. Retrieved 2012-11-28. 
  4. ^ a b Musk, Justine (September 10, 2010). "'I Was a Starter Wife': Inside America's Messiest Divorce". Marie Claire. Retrieved 2012-11-28. 
  5. ^ Elon Musk profile - Forbes Magazine
  6. ^ Kelly, Cathal (May 14, 2010). "Wife blogs about divorce from billionaire". The Star (Toronto, Canada: Toronto Star). Retrieved 2012-11-28. 
  7. ^ Zennie, Michael (August 21, 2012). "PayPal founder Elon Musk gives his British [sic] 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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