Grimes is a Canadian artist, songwriter, and musician who achieved widespread recognition with her 2012 album “Visions.”
She has hit singles “Genesis” and “Oblivion,” and she is a prolific visual artist.
Grimes is the mom of X Æ A-12, one of mogul Elon Musk’s seven children.
Her real name is Claire Elise Boucher, and she was born on March 17, 1988, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Grimes enrolled at McGill University to study neuroscience and the Russian language.
However, she dropped out in 2011 before completing her degree.
In January 2010, she released her debut studio album, Geidi Primes.
Grimes inspired her concept album on Frank Herbert’s seminal science fiction novel Dune.
In October of that same year, Grimes released her second album, “Halfaxa”.
Then she began promoting her music beyond Montreal and opened for Swedish singer Lykke Li on her North American tour.
In January 2012, after signing to the 4AD record label, she had her breakthrough album with Visions.
Recorded entirely with Apple’s GarageBand software over three drug-filled weeks, the album garnered high praise from music critics and released the hit singles “Genesis” and “Oblivion.”
In November 2015, Grimes released her fourth and acclaimed studio album, “Art Angels.”
With Art Angels, Grimes reached a number one on the Billboard Top Alternative Albums chart.
In February 2020, she released her latest album on the 4AD record label, “Miss Anthropocene.”
In March 2021, the artist signed with Columbia Records.
From 2007 to 2010, Grimes was in an on-and-off relationship with singer/songwriter Devon Welsh.
She then dated electronic musician Jaime Brooks for about six years.
Between 2018 and 2021 ,she dated billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk.
In 2020, Grimes and Musk had a son named X Æ A-12.
The name violated California naming laws, the name changed to X Æ A-Xii. He was Musk’s seventh child and Grimes’ first.
What’s Grimes Net Worth?
According to the Celebrity Net Worth site, Grimes has a net worth of $10 million.