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Claire Elise Boucher best known as “Grimes” is a Canadian Singer, Song Writer, Record Executive, and Media Personality.
Claire Elise Boucher decided to take “Grimes” as her stage name and has been known for her Lo-Fi R&B style of music.
Grimes is well known for her Feminist, Sci-Fi, and Space Fiction lyricism mixed with Dance Pop, EDM, and Hip Hop genres of music. Her work has been described as a “different and unique touch to the prevailing conditions”.
Apart from her Musical Career, Grimes is known for her infamous love affair with billionaire Elon Musk. Grimes and Elon Musk share a Child.
Grimes Net Worth & Salary
Grimes’ net worth is $3 million.
Grimes’s primary source of income is her music. The revenues generated from her song streaming, music videos, and YouTube revenue make up her net worth.
According to some rumors floating around on the internet, Elon Musk pays child support to Grimes and has been financially Supporting her ever since the birth of their son.
Grimes Age, Early Life & Biography
Grimes’s age is 34 years. Grimes was born on the 17th of March 1988 and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Claire Elise Boucher was born to working professionals Maurice Boucher and Sandy Garossino. Maurice Boucher worked as Banker and her mother was an advocate.
Grimes is of half-french and half-Canadian descent. The Boucher family were followers of Christianity. The family followed Catholicism.
Grimes attended the Catholic School for her elementary education. For her higher education, Grimes was enrolled in Lord Byng Secondary School and graduated in 2006.
Grimes attended McGill University in Montreal majoring in Neuroscience and Russian Language. Unfortunately, Grimes dropped out of the University without getting her degree.
|Name:||Claire Elise Boucher (Grimes)|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Birth Date:||17the March 1988|
|Birth Place:||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||2|
|Profession:||Singer, Song Writer, and Entrepreneur|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Content Last Updated:||January 2023|
Grimes Personal Life
During her initial days in the music industry, Grimes was in a 3-year-long relationship with fellow Musician, Devon Welsh, the frontman of the band “Majical Cloudz”.
In 2018, Grimes dated yet another singer and musician Jaime Brooks. The love was short-lived and ended 3 months after it began.
Following her split with Jaime Brooks, Grimes got into a casual relationship with business tycoon and billionaire Elon Musk. Two years later, in 2020, Grimes and Elon welcomed their first child together. In 2021, Elon Musk and Grimes had another girl via surrogacy.
Unfortunately, Grimes and Elon Musk called the relationship off in 2020 but are on good terms. In an interview, Grimes stated, “Elon is my best friend and I will love him forever”.
Grimes began her songwriting journey somewhere in 2007. During her University days, she wrote and published songs on her Myspace Cloud account.
In 2010, Grimes released her debut studio album “Geidi Primes”. “Geidi Primes” marked the beginning of Grimes’ Sci-fi lyricism style.
Her debut album was inspired by the “Dune” trilogy and the songs portrayed the stories of the characters and situations in the Novel.
Grimes followed up the release of her debut album was releasing “Halfaxa” in 2010. This was the second part of “Geidi Primes” and followed the premises of Dune’s second and third Novel.
Both of her Grimes albums became massive successes and Grimes decided to tour with the albums. With “Geidi Primes” and “Halfaxa” doing wonders on the charts and in people’s minds, Grimes became an overnight sensation.
In 2012, Grimes released her third studio album “Visions”. Grimes received several accolades for the said album and it became the best-selling album of 2013.
After a busy year with tours and other shows, Grimes announced the release of her forthcoming album which was described as “Unique and different” from the rest of her work.
In 2014, Grimes finally dropped “Art Angels”. “Art Angels” received positive reviews and garnered love from fans all around the globe.
“Art Angels” lyricism fascinated the fans and music Critics. Her women-centric lyrics garnered praise for her but also received criticism for her songs being a shot at Men. Grimes was termed as “Anti-Male”.
Grimes spent most of 2016 and 2017 touring Europe and Asia with her new album. She also toured with her friend and frequent collaborator Hana!
Upon her return, Grimes took to Instagram and released a statement declaring that there was no new music coming out soon due to her clash with her record label.
Due to her ongoing battle with her record label, Grimes refrained from releasing any new music of her and rather Collaborated with other artists like Poppy, Hana, Janelle Monae, Loona yyxy, etc.
In 2019, Grimes was featured in an advertisement for the Adidas x Stella McCartney collection. She announced the release of her new album “Miss Anthropocene”. The album was released in 2020 and got a positive response.
Grimes’ fame and popularity skyrocketed when Elon Musk and Grimes officially revealed their relationship to the world.
In 2021, Grimes served as a judge for a music competition “Alter Ego”. She also voiced characters in some Video Games.
During this period, Grimes collaborated with Doja Cat and Bella Poarch and appeared in their music videos. Grimes also guest starred in the movie “Discord” alongside Danny DeVito, J Balvin, and Awkwafina.
Currently, Grimes is working on the release of her upcoming studio album “Book 1” which has been slated to release in the summer of 2023.
Grimes Awards & Achievements
Grimes has been a recipient of many major awards and accolades in her career of 12 years.
She has been honored with awards like “iHeart Radio”, “A2IM Liberal Awards”, “Juno Award”, “Webby Awards”, etc.
Grimes Major Investments and Assets
There is no information available regarding Grimes’ assets and investments.
Grimes Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs
This is the link to Grimes’ “Shinigami Eyes” music video.