Elon Musk with his mother, Maye Musk.
Elon Musk has a large family that includes multiple millionaire entrepreneurs.
Musk himself has divorced three times and has seven children, including two with his ex-partner Grimes.
Musk also has a CoverGirl-model mother and two siblings who founded companies.
Elon Musk has had a wild life, but he’s not the only member of his family to launch businesses, make millions or achieve fame.
Musk’s family is chock-full of entrepreneurs and rebels, from his filmmaker sister, Tosca, to his actress ex-wife, Talulah Riley. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO recently added two new members of the family with his now ex-girlfriend, the musician Grimes: a baby boy born in May 2020; and a second, initially secret baby girl conceived via surrogate in 2021.
But even before his new babies, Musk — who was born in Pretoria, South Africa, before emigrating to Canada, and eventually, California — already had a large immediate family that included two ex-wives, a set of twins and a set of triplets.
Here’s a closer look at the Musk family tree.
Errol Musk, Elon Musk’s father, is an engineer from South Africa.Errol Musk.
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Errol Musk, according to Elon, has a genius-level IQ and was reportedly the youngest person to earn a professional engineer’s qualification in South Africa, according to a 2017 Rolling Stone profile.
When Elon was a child, he moved in with his dad after this parents divorced. At the time, Errol Musk was working in construction and emerald mining, according to Rolling Stone.
Errol Musk made headlines in 2018 when it was revealed that he had a child with his then-30-year-old former stepdaughter, Jana Bezuidenhout, whom he’s known since she was 4 years old.
Today, Musk and Errol are estranged. The Tesla CEO told Rolling Stone …read more
Source:: Business Insider