Vivian Jenna Wilson filed the name change petition in April, on the grounds that she preferred to be called by a female name and rejected her father’s name.
The name change request filed by Elon Musk’s daughter Vivian Jenna Wilson was approved Thursday, according to a Los Angeles County Superior Court document obtained from the website. TMZ. The reasons for her relocation include the need to be legally identified as a woman and the desire to dissociate from her father.
The 18-year-old applied in April and now bears only her mother’s maiden name, Canadian writer Justine Wilson, with whom Musk had an 8-year relationship until 2008. The new birth certificate reflects the changes. from the California State Registry.
The change of surname, in itself, does not mean that the young woman will lose access to the legacy of the billionaire, founder of Tesla and SpaceX. However, in her petition, Vivian made it clear that “I do not live and do not want to have any relationship with my biological father in any way or form”.
The mother, Justine, declared support and pride for her daughter in a tweet posted on Monday 20, when the petition went public:
“I had a weird childhood,” my 18-year-old told me. “I can’t believe I look as normal as I am.”
I said, “I’m very proud of you.”
“I am proud of myself!”
– Justine Musk (@justinemusk) June 20, 2022
Elon, Vivian and Justine have yet to publicly comment on the approval.