Grimes Net Worth, Biography, Career, and Achievements

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Grimes Net Worth
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Claire Elise Boucher popularly known as Grimes is a 34-year-old Canadian musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, born on March 17th, 1988, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Popular Name:Grimes
Real Name:Claire Elise Boucher
Birth Date:March 17th, 1988
Birth Place:Vancouver, British Columbia
Age:34 years old
Height:5 ft
Weight:50 kg
Marital Status:In a relationship
Spouse(s):In a relationship with Elon Musk
Children:X Æ AXii,  Exa Dark Sideræl Musk
Profession:Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
Years active:2007-present
Net Worth:$10 million
Last Updated:2022


Grimes Early and Personal Life

Claire Elise Boucher popularly known as Grimes is a 34-year-old Canadian musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, born on March 17th, 1988 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Grimes  is of French, Canadian, Italian, Ukrainian, and Métis descent, and has a Roman Catholic upbringing

Grimes’s father, Maurice Boucher, was a former banker, who worked “in the business side of biotech”, and her mother, Sandy Garossino, is a former Crown prosecutor and arts advocate.

She stands 5 feet tall and weighs 50 kilograms. She attended Catholic school, and in 2006, she graduated from Lord Byng Secondary School.

She moved from Vancouver to Montreal, where she attended McGill University majoring in neuroscience and Russian language, however, she left the university in early 2011 before completing her degree.

Regarding her relationships, and family life, Grimes between 2007 to 2010, was in an on-and-off relationship with Devon Welsh, and thereafter she dated the lead vocalist of Majical Cloudz.

Between 2012 to 2018, Grimes dated Jaime Brooks, an electronic musician,  who was with her on the Visions Tour performing as Elite Gymnastics.

In 2018, Grimes began a relationship with Business magnate and the world’s richest man, Elon Musk from 2018 to 2022, and they have two children together, X Æ AXii, and Exa Dark Sideræl Musk.

Grimes Net Worth

Grimes net worth comes from earnings from her music career.  Some persons have suggested that some of Grimes net worth came from her relationship with the business magnate, Elon Musk.

Currently, Grimes net worth is estimated at ten million US Dollars ( $10 000,000).

Grimes Music Career

Early Career (2009 to 2011)

Grimes began writing music under the name Grimes in 2007. Her stage name came as a result of  MySpace allowing artists to list three musical genres.

While she listed “grime” for all three, she didn’t know what the grime music genre was.

Grimes in January 2010 released her debut album, ”Geidi Primes”, inspired by the Dune series.

10 months later her second album, ”Halfaxa”, was released and she started to publicly promote her music and tour beyond Montreal.

Grimes 2011 released five songs on her side of the split 12″ with d’Eon, Darkbloom, and starting in May 2011, she opened for Lykke Li on her North American Tour.

2011 to 2014

Grimes’s third studio album, ”Visions”, was released in January 2012, in Canada through Arbutus Records, and in February 2012 in the United States via 4AD.

“Visions” won the Electronic Album of the Year Award and Grimes bagged a nomination for the Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the Junos.

Grimes also bagged the Artist of the Year Award at the 2013 Webbys, and in March 2012, she collaborated with Cop Car Bonfire’s Tim Lafontaine and was under the name, Membrain.

The group released an EP titled, ”Sit Back, Rewind”. Grimes in May 2012, was featured on Blood Diamonds’ song “Phone Sex“.

Art Angels(2014 to 2017)

Grimes in June 2014, premiered the new single “Go” produced by Blood Diamonds originally written for Rihanna that she rejected. It premiered on Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 show.

In July 2014, Grimes appeared on Bleachers’ song “Take Me Away” from their album, ”Strange Desire”, and in August 2014, she was featured in the music for the remix of Haim’s My Song 5.

Grimes in March 2015 released a video she directed for a demo version of “Realiti” from an abandoned album, which gathered critical acclaim from music critics.

The video was named Best New Music by Jenn Pelly from Pitchfork, describing it as  the “best new Grimes song since Visions.”

Grimes and Bleachers in March 2015, released their collaboration, “Entropy” for the HBO TV show Girls.

In October 2015, Grimes released “Flesh Without Blood“, the lead single of the album, and a two-act accompanying music video comprised of both “Flesh Without Blood” and “Life in the Vivid Dream“, another song from the next album.

Grimes’s album, “Art Angels”, was released in November and won the Best New Music designation from Pitchfork, and was named the best album of the year by NME, Exclaim!, and Stereogum.

“Art Angels” topped no. 1 on the Billboard US Top Alternative Album Chart and number 2 on the Billboard Top Independent Album chart.

Grimes bagged the 2016 International award at the Socan Annual Awards and the 2016 Harper’s Bazaar Musician of the Year Award in October of the same year.

Grimes in August 2016 released “Medieval Warfare” being part of the soundtrack of the summer blockbuster Suicide Squad.

Grimes with a friend and collaborator Hana Pestle in October  2016,  released “The Ac!d Reign Chronicles“.

In February 2017, Grimes premiered on Tidal the high-budget futuristic music video of “Venus Fly”, featuring Janelle Monáe.

“Venus Fly” was uploaded on YouTube in February 2017, and she won the Best Dance Video for “Venus Fly” at the Much Music Video Awards.

In 2017, Grimes bagged a JUNO Award for Video of the Year, featuring “Kill V. Maim”, and she released a cover of Tegan and Sara’s “Dark Come Soon” with Hana in October 2017.

Miss Anthropocene and collaborations (2018 to 2021)

Grimes in April 2018, was featured on “Pynk,” the third single from Janelle Monáe’s album, ”Dirty Computer”.

In May 2018, Grimes appeared on “Love4Eva” by Loona yyxy, the lead single from South Korean girl group Loona’s third sub-unit’s debut EP ”Beauty & the Beat”.

Also in June 2018, Grimes was featured in a video for Apple‘s Behind the Mac series on their YouTube channel.

Grimes composed the theme music for Netflix’s animated series Hilda in 2018, and in October 2018, she appeared on Jimmy Urine’s “The Medicine Does Not Control Me” from the album, Euringer.

In October 2018, Grimes appeared on “Play Destroy” by Poppy on her album ”Am I a Girl?”.

Grimes in November 2018, released “We Appreciate Power” featuring Hana, which was described as an” industrial rock and the nu metal song”.

Grimes in December 2018 performed “We Appreciate Power” on ”The Tonight Show” featuring Jimmy Fallon, and appeared on Bring Me the Horizon’s “Nihilist Blues” from their sixth album, Amo.

In November 2019, Grimes released  “My Name Is Dark“, and in December 2019, she released “4ÆM“, and ”Miss Anthropocene was released in February 2020.

Grimes in February 2020  released the song “Delete Forever“, partly inspired by the death of Lil Peep and the ongoing opioid crisis.

In February 2020, she released an accompanying music video for the song “Idoru“, and in April 2020, Grimes released a music video for the song “You’ll Miss Me When I’m Not Around“.

In June 2022, Grimes appeared on Ashnikko’s song, “Cry” from her mixtape, Demidevil, and also was featured in the Adult Swim sketch comedy show, ”The Eric Andre Show”.

Grimes in December 2020, with other associated artists, released a Cyberpunk 2077-themed DJ mix album on Apple Music, titled ”This story is dedicated to all those cyberpunks who fight against injustice and corruption every day of their lives!

This story is dedicated to all those cyberpunks who fight against injustice and corruption every day of their lives!contained two new singles by Grimes, “Samana” and “Delicate Weapon“.

In January 2021, Grimes released ”Miss Anthropocene (Rave Edition)”, a remix album featuring new versions of singles on the album by artists like BloodPop, Channel Tres, Richie Hawtin, and Modeselektor.

Alter Ego, collaborations, Fairies Cum First, and Book 1 (2021 to date)

Grimes in March 2021 signed with Columbia Records in, and in May 2021, she appeared on an SNL sketch as Princess Peach with her partner, Elon Musk.

Grimes’s song “California” was featured in The Mitchells vs. the Machines, the computer-animated film, and in June 2021, she was featured in Doja Cat’s music video “Need to Know“.

Still in June, Grimes began a new partnered Discord server,” Grimes Metaverse Super Beta” and a new podcast “Homo Techno”, which she co-hosted with science communicator Liv Boeree.

Grimes used the Discord server to tease new music frequently, and a snippet of a song called “Shinigami Eyes” was released and was continually promoted in her subsequent social media posts.

Grimes September 2021 released a new song she titled “Love“. “Love” was recorded in response to her split from Elon Musk and the rising media attention from it.

In December 2021, Grimes released another song titled “Player of Games“, and that same day, she announced the title of her sixth studio album, ”Book 1”.

In January 2022, Grimes released “Shinigami Eyes“, and a week after, Grimes announced her forthcoming EP, ”Fairies Cum First February”.

Grimes in April 2022 was featured on the song, “Last Day” by the Russian band IC3PEAK from the album ”Kiss of Death”, and in July she appeared in the music video for Bella Poarch’s “Dolls”.

Grimes was featured on Bella Poarch’s song, “No Man’s Land” from the Dolls EP, released in August 2022.

In August 2022, Grimes appeared on the cover of Vogue Plus China, she was interviewed and she discussed her upcoming collaboration with the Weekend.

Grimes Awards and Nominations

The Star singer, Grimes throughout her career has won the following awards:

  • Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year(2013)
  • Juno Award for Music Video of the Year( 2017 and 2018)
  • MuchMusic Video awards for the Best EDM/Dance Video


Grimes is an amazing personality, her fame has had a lot of influence on her music and in turn, her music has added to her fame.

Concerning Grimes net worth, it is expected that there is going to be an increase in a short while.


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