Shivon Zilis is a Canadian venture capitalist who basically works in the artificial intelligence and technology fields. Since news of her twins broke in 2022, there’ve been a lot of questions about who her husband is.
So in this write, we take a look at the love life of Shivon Zilis to find out who her husband is.
Who Is Shivon Zilis?
Shivon Alice Zilis is a Canadian venture capitalist born on February 8, 1986 in Markham, Ontario, Canada to a Canadian father and a Punjabi Indian mother. Her father, Richard Zilis is a former federal bureaucrat whereas her mother, Sharda was a housewife.
Zilis is the only child of her parents hence got all the love and attention she deserved from her parents although she didn’t get the opportunity to play around with siblings.
She had her high school education at Unionville High School in Markham. From there, she continued to Yale University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and philosophy. Zilis was into sports and also very intelligent student during her school days hence attended Yale University on academic and athletic financial aid.
She was a member of the University’s ice hockey team and set a record as one of the all-time best save percentages as a goalkeeper. Away from ice hockey, she also read literature and deeply involved in the playing of guitar and drums.
With time, Zilis fell in love with artificial intelligence hence when she graduated from Yale University, she decided to stay in the US to work. She was employed at IBM in New York and got to work in financial technologies in developing countries like Indonesia and Peru.
She later invested and partnered with Bloomberg Beta from 2012 to 2018 making her one of the initial persons to do so. Back in her country, Canada, Zilis is a fellow at the Creative Destruction Lab and on the board of Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute.
She also co-hosts a conference at the University of Toronto every year which is a gathering of top-tier academics, investors in machine intelligence and authors. She is undoubtedly one of the most powerful females in the country under the age of 40.
Zilis was in Forbes 30 Under 30 list for venture capital in 2015 and was also named in LinkedIn’s 35 under 35 list.
She was project director for Tesla, Inc’s Autopilot product and chip design team from 2027 to 2019 and a board member at OpenAI until 2023.
Who Is Shivon Zilis Husband?
Zilis is not married as of 2023. As a matter of fact, she has never been married despite having her twins with business magnate, Elon Musk in November 2021. At the time she had her twins with the billionaire, he was with Canadian musician Grimes who was also expecting their second child through surrogate.
Zilis and Musk reportedly had their twins via in vitro fertilization (IVF) and that they never had a romantic affair. The two later filed a petition to change the name of the twins to have Musk’s last name and Zilis last name as their middle name which was subsequently approved in May 2022.
Who Is The Mother of Elon Musk Twins?
Shivon Alice Zilis is the mother of Elon Musk’s twins. She is the director of operations and special projects at Neuralink and reports directly to the billionaire.
She is a Canadian venture capitalist who works in the artificial intelligence and technology fields.
Zilis first met Musk through her work at OpenAI where she was a board member until 2023. She has also served as a project director for Tesla, Inc’s Autopilot product and chip design team so clearly she has had a lot of interactions with him long before they had their twins.
How Old Is Shivon Zilis?
Zilis is 37 years old as of 2023. She was born on February 8, 1986 in Markham, Ontario, Canada.