Justine Musk, 48, is a Canadian author who is best known for being the first wife of engineer and technology entrepreneur Elon Musk.
Musk is also known for her work on BloodAngel, Uninvited, and Lord of Bones. She also offers TED Talks on a regular basis. As of 2020, she is estimated at around $2 million. Know more about her lifestyle. Is she dating anyone following her divorce?
Born Jennifer Justine Wilson on 2nd September 1972 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. She holds Canadian nationality and has White-Caucasian ethnic descent.
She went to a local high school and later enrolled at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, and earned her degree in English literature.
According to various sources, Musk is estimated to own net worth at around $2 million as of early 2020. She was worth around $1.5 million as of 2016.
On the other hand, her ex-husband Elon Musk is estimated at around $38.5 billion, according to Forbes.
Most of her fortune came from her divorce settlement with Elon Musk. She also earns a decent sum of money from her career as an author.
In the USA, an author makes $29.89 - $58.49 per hour to $50,673 - $61,240 per year. Justine surely earns around or above the average pay for her work.
Following her graduation, Justine worked for a while as an English teacher in Japan. She then relocated to California and settled there.
She wrote her first draft of BloodAngel while still in university. Her book was published in 2005 by Roc Books and received positive feedbacks.
Similarly, her second book titled Uninvited was published in 2007 via MTV Books. The following year, she published the second installment of the BloodAngel books entitled Lord of Bones.
Musk has also published a few short stories like I Need You More and has contributed her stories to The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance 2: Love Bites and Kiss Me Deadly: 13 Tales of Paranormal Love.
Did You Know? Justine is the only writer who uses Pinterest to plan out a novel.
She describes her books as cross-genre fiction and related her writings to authors including Margaret Atwood, George R.R. Martin, Joyce Carol Oates, and several others.
Wilson met Elon while they were attending the Queen’s University. They eventually fell in love and exchanged their wedding vows in 2000 amidst family and friends.
Together they shared six children: Nevada Alexander (deceased), Xavier, Griffin, Kai, Saxon, and Damian. Unfortunately, on 13th September 2008, Justine announced her divorce with Musk.
Following their divorce, Elon paid $2 million in cash, $80,000 of monthly alimony, additional child support for the following 17 years, and a Tesla roadster worth $200,000 as a divorce settlement. The former couple shares joint custody of their five children.
As of 2020, Justine is reportedly single, whereas, Elon is currently dating musician Grimes. He was married to actress Talulah Riley from 2010 to 2016.