Who is Grimes? 8 Interesting Facts You Wanted to Know About Elon Musk’s Latest Girlfriend

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Claire Boucher aka Grimes is appeared to be Elon Musk’s latest girlfriend. Nexter.org gathered all the interesting facts you want to know about her.

BIO

Grimes’ real name is Claire Boucher. She is Canadian artist with growing popularity. She was born in 1988 so now she’s 30.

Boucher was born and raised in Vancouver. She is of Québécois and Ukrainian descent.

Why Grimes?

According to the timestamps on her original MySpace page, Boucher began writing music under the name Grimes in 2007. Her performer name was chosen because at the time, MySpace allowed you to list three musical genres.

She listed grime for all three, before knowing what grime music was.

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Family

Boucher has a step-brother who raps under the name Jay Worthy; they collaborated on the song, “Christmas Song”, released on the Rough Trade bonus disc of her album, Visions.

One of her brothers, Mac Boucher, was involved in the making of some of her music videos, such as “Go”, “Realiti”, “Flesh Without Blood/Life in the Vivid Dream”, “Kill V. Maim” and “Venus Fly”.

Views and beliefs

Boucher is a vegetarian for political reasons, and usually avoids dairy but says she will eat it on the road if nothing else is available because she “won’t starve [her]self.”

Source: Rindoff/Le Segretain/Getty Images

She is against drugs

In 2014, Claire Boucher wrote a blog post expressing her aversion to hard drugs and regretting having lost friends to drugs and alcohol: “I don’t want [hard drug use] to be part of my narrative,” she said.

Lisp

Grimes is known for having a lisp – a speech impediment in which a person misarticulates sibilants that may cause the unclear speech. However, she stated that she “likes it”, and has no desire to undergo speech therapy.

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Relationship with Elon Musk

Grimes appeared at the Met Gala 2018 with Elon Musk wearing a Tesla choker.

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Source: Getty Images

Tesla

It also turned out that Claire Boucher’s mother – Sandy Garossino – owns Tesla.

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