Maye Musk is a model and dietitian from Canada and South Africa.
She’s been a model for 50 years, appearing on the covers of magazines such as Time, Women’s Day, international editions of Vogue, and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
The mother of Elon Musk, Kimbal Musk, and Tosca Musk, the New York Post declared her “a star in her own right” for her self-made fame.
Maye Haldeman was born a twin and one of five children on April 19, 1948 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
In 1950, her family relocated to Pretoria, South Africa. Dr. Joshua Norman Haldeman, a chiropractor and amateur archeologist, and
Winnifred Josephine “Wyn” (Fletcher) were adventurous enough to fly the family around the world in a prop plane in 1952.
Haldeman was a finalist in the Miss South Africa beauty pageant in 1969 when she was a young woman.
Maye graduated from the University of the Orange Free State in South Africa with a master’s degree in dietetics. She went on to the University of Toronto for a second master’s degree in nutritional science.
Maye Musk Husband
She married South African engineer Errol Musk (born May 2, 1946), whom she met in high school, in 1970. Elon Musk, Kimbal Musk, and Tosca Musk are their three children.
She divorced Errol Musk in 1979. Elon moved in with his father two years later. Kimbal joined them four years later.