Shivon Zilis Bio, Age, Parents, Net Worth

Shivon Zilis is a Canadian-born American entrepreneur and investor. She is the mother of the 12th child of Elon Musk and the third child of their relationship. She served as a Director of Operations and Special Projects at Neuralink. She is currently a fellow at Creative Destruction Lab.

Shivon Zilis Net Worth

Shivon Zilis is a popular personality in the technology industry. She worked with prestigious companies like IBM, C100, and Telsa and was the youngest board member of OpenAI. She is also known to be in a relationship with Elon Musk and having children.

She purchased a home in a gated community in Austin, Texas, in August 2021. According to the real-estate website, Zillow it is estimated the house that is owned by Shivon Zilis is worth $4 million. Also, Shivon is estimated to have a net worth of around $8 million.

Net Worth: $8 Million
Real Name: Shivon Zilis
Birth Date: February 8, 1986
Age (as of 2024): 38 Years
Birth Place: Markham, Ontario, Canada
Height: 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Boyfriend: Elon Musk

Early Life

Shivon Zilis was born on 8th February 1986 (age 38 as of 2024) in Markham, Ontario, Canada. Her mother’s name is Sharda, a Punjabi Indian, and her father is Richard, a white Canadian. Talking about Shivon Zilis’s educational background, she graduated from Markham’s Unionville High School.

Later, she enrolled at Yale University. She completed her graduation in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Philosophy. At Yale University, she played on Yale’s ice hockey team as a goaltender. Shivon currently resides in Austin, Texas, United States.

Rise to Fame

She has a career interest in artificial intelligence. She started working after graduating from Yale University. She served at IBM in New York. From 2008 to 2011, she worked for IBM projects like – Project solution strategy, Mobile finance strategy, and financial technologies in developing countries, especially Peru and Indonesia.

In March 2011, she served for Bloomberg Ventures in New York. She there led the Bloomberg Ventures conference and business investment and put efforts into machine intelligence. After that, she served as a Board Member of Global Community Charter School from Jun 2012 to Jun 2013.


She is a successful woman who established her position and served AI and the future of humanity. She served at the social organization “C100” in the San Francisco Bay Area from Mar 2014 to Jan 2018. From Nov 2012 to Feb 2018, she was a partner of Bloomberg L.P, focused on machine intelligence.

Feb 2017 to Mar 2018, she served as a Board Of Directors at Vector Institute, Toronto, Canada Area. Later, she served as a Board Of Directors at Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) from Jun 2015  to Jun 2018.

Shivon worked as an AI project director at Tesla from 2017 to 2019, applying her AI expertise to the Autopilot and chip design teams. In April 2016, she joined OpenAI in the San Francisco Bay Area as an advisor. Later, she became the youngest member of OpenAI’s board of directors and served there Until March 2023.

OpenAI is a research organization that was co-founded by a group that included Elon Musk, Jessica Livingston, former Y Combinator president Sam Altman, Greg Brockman, and many more. Shivon joined Neuralink, the futuristic brain microchip company, in 2017. It is the company co-founded by Elon Musk in 2016 along with a team of seven scientists and engineers.

Achievements & Honors

Shivon Zilis also makes business strategy and handles management through which she has achieved various honors, such as

Personal Life

In June 2024, Bloomberg reported that Shivon had a third child with Elon Musk. According to court documents where the twins’ names were registered, Elon Musk and Shivon Zilis listed the same house address in Austin and gave the details of their complete family.

The pair wanted the father’s name as the last name of their kids and the mother’s name as part of their middle name. Shivon Zilis is involved in a relationship with Businessman Elon Reeve Musk. She met Elon Musk during her working period at OpenAI, of which she was a board member until 2023.

In July 2022, according to the court documents submitted in Travis County, Texas, it was revealed that Shivon Zilis and Elon Musk had twin children in November 2021. The twins were conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF).

The baby boy’s name is Strider Chandrasekhar, and the baby girl’s name is Azure. It is also revealed that the two have given birth to a third child, who is counted as the 12th child of Elon Musk.

Social Life

Shivon Zilis is a popular internet personality and is active on social media platforms. She has a Twitter account with the username @shivon. She is active on her Instagram account with the username @shivonzilis. Her Instagram is set as a private account. She is also active on the LinkedIn platform and has 59911 followers. She has an official website link –

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