Who Are Elon Musk Parents Errol & Maye Musk?
Elon Musk was born to his parents, Errol and Maye Musk, in Pretoria, South Africa. Errol is an electromechanical engineer, pilot, and sailor from South Africa.
Maye is a model and nutritionist who is half-Canadian and half-South African. Maye has been a model for 50 years, appearing on the covers of publications such as Time magazine’s health edition, and worldwide Vogue editions.
Maye divorced Errol in 1979. Elon moved in with his father two years later. Elon hired Kimbal four years later. After graduating from high school, Elon opted to relocate to Canada, and Maye followed with her daughter Tosca six months later.
In Canada and the United States, Maye continued to model. Maye has been on Special K cereal boxes, Revlon advertisements, and a Beyoncé video.
Maye works as a nutritionist and delivers seminars worldwide in addition to modeling.
Elon Musk Family Background
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Elon Musk met his first wife, Canadian author Justine Wilson, at Queen’s University, and the couple married in 2000. Nevada Alexander Musk, Elon’s first child, died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) at ten weeks in 2002.
Following his passing, Elon and Justine decided to try IVF to start a family. Xavier and Griffin were born in April 2004, followed by Kai, Damian, and Saxon, triplets, in 2006. Elon and Justine separated in 2008, and their five boys are split between them.
Elon started dating English actress Talulah Riley in 2008. Elon and Talulah married in Scotland’s Dornoch Cathedral in September 2010.
Musk announced his divorce from Riley in 2012. Elon and Talulah remarried in 2013. Elon filed for a second divorce from Talulah in December 2014, but the process was dropped.
In 2016, a second divorce was completed. According to reports, Elon then dated Amber Heard for several months in 2017, after chasing her since 2012.
Elon and Canadian artist Grimes announced their relationship in May 2018. In May 2020, Grimes gave birth to Elon’s son.
Elon Musk Net Worth: How Rich?
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Elon Musk, known as the co-founder and CEO of Tesla, has a net worth of $273 billion, making him the wealthiest person globally.
When PayPal was sold to eBay in 2002, Elon made $175.8 million. With a massive net worth of $2 billion, Elon was first placed on the Forbes Billionaires List in 2012.
Elon had a net worth of $27 billion at the start of 2020. Elon’s net worth had climbed by $150 billion by the end of the year, owing to his holding of around 20% of Tesla shares.
Between 2014 and 2018, Elon paid $455 million in taxes on $1.52 billion in earnings. According to ProPublica, he did not pay any federal income taxes in 2018.
Based on selling $14 billion in Tesla stock, Elon’s tax burden in 2021 is expected to be $12 billion.