Late on Monday night, Canadian singer Grimes — whose real name is Clare Elise Boucher — gave birth to her first child with her boyfriend, tech billionaire Elon Musk. E! News reported the birth on Tuesday.
Monday evening, one of Musk’s followers on Twitter asked for an update on Grimes and the baby. He tweeted that their child would be making their debut within hours. True to his word, about four hours later, Musk responded to the same tweet.
“Mom & baby all good,” he simply wrote.
According to People, Grimes and Musk’s newborn is a boy and they’ve named him X Æ A-12 Musk. The proper pronunciation of the name hasn’t yet been shared and neither has the meaning. According to Metro, Musk is known for social media practical jokes, so it’s possible the name he shared for his son isn’t the actual name on his birth certificate. Many Twitter and Reddit users are speculating that the answer to the baby’s real name lies in deciphering the symbol, letters, and numbers his dad posted on Twitter.
Metro shared several additional theories about the pronunciation and meaning of the name that have been circulating the internet. Several people believe that “Ash” is some part of the baby’s name, based on the Æ symbol. Many people also suggested that the A-12 could be a reference to the Lockheed A-12, which was nicknamed Archangel. So far, the general consensus seems to be that the baby boy’s name might be X Ash Archangel Musk.
Musk’s Twitter update exploded with replies of congratulations and requests to see pictures of the new baby, along with comments about his “May the Fourth” birth date.
On Tuesday morning, he tweeted two photos of his bundle of joy in response to these requests. In one pic, the new baby is wrapped up in a swaddling blanket, wearing a knit hat. Using a filter, Musk doodled some fake tattoos on the baby’s face, including one that read “Savage.”
The second pic showed a doting Musk holding his adorable son. The new dad wore an “Occupy Mars” t-shirt and stared lovingly at his baby, who was mid-yawn.
This is the couple’s first child together, however, Musk is already a veteran dad, Metro reported. He has five children with his first wife, Justine Wilson. All six of Musk’s children are boys. His five boys with Wilson are named Damian, Griffin, Xavier, Saxon, and Kai.