Errol Musk Married, Wife, Divorced, Dating Affairs, Children, Scandals, Net Worth, Age, Wiki-Bio

Errol Musk married Maye Musk and divorced after giving birth to three children including Elon Musk.
Elon Musk's father, Errol Musk.
Born NameErrol Graham Musk
Birth PlacePretoria, South Africa
ProfessionEngineer, Sailor and Pilot
WifeMaye Musk (1970 - 1979)
Net Worth$20 million
Age73 years
ParentsWalter Henry James Musk and Cora Amelia Robinson

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How does it feel to be the father of one of the world’s richest people? Errol Musk knows the answer while he also has some serious problems inside his family. Though he is a millionaire on his own right, his personal life is not much of an exemplary.

Errol is popular for being the dad of Elon Musk; however, he is progressively prominent for his foul demonstrations. He specializes in engineering and is also a sailor and pilot. As already mentioned, what are the difficulties facing him inside the family? How is his marital relationship? Let’s find out.

Errol Musk is Alone; What Transpired in His Married Life?

Errol Musk walked down the aisle twice in his lifetime. Firstly, in 1970, he married a supermodel and dietitian, Maye Musk with whom he shares three children; two sons and a daughter. Namely, his sons are Elon Musk (June 28, 1971), and Kimbal Musk (September 20, 1972) and his daughter is Tosca Musk (1974).

Errol Musk Wears Shades
Errol Musk, Father of Elon Musk. Source: People

Today, all his children are in their forties and doing well in their respective fields. Elon Musk is a multi-billionaire and technological entrepreneur whereas Kimbal Musk is a millionaire restaurateur and owns The Kitchen Community. Likewise, Tosca Musk is a successful film producer.

In 1979, Errol parted ways with Maye after being in a marital relationship for 9 years and went on to date Heide-Mari Bezuidenhout. Similarly, the couple gave birth to a daughter, Alexandra Musk.

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Bezuidenhout already had three children Jana Bezuidenhout, Jock Jr, and Harry from her previous failed marriage. Unfortunately, Errol’s second relationship also ended as they parted their ways due to scandals of Errol.

Errol Musk’s Controversy And Scandal

Errol made a scandalous revelation of having a sexual relationship with his step-daughter, Jana Bezuidenhout. When Errol and Heide-Mari tied the knot their daughter was only 4 years old. Despite having a relationship with his step-daughter, he initially kept it a secret.

Errol Musk's child
Jana Bezuidenhout step-daughter of Errol Musk. Source: The Time

Later, the information surfaced in the public when Jana was pregnant with Errol’s sixth child, Elliot Rush. Though people initially believed that Jana’s boyfriend was the father of the child, later, a paternity test revealed the truth. Afterward, Errol justified this act by saying he never considered Jana as his stepdaughter.

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Previously, Errol also confessed to having several mistresses in the past. He once shot and killed three burglars out of five who tried to break into his house. As a result, he faced criminal charges and later got a clean chit.

As a matter of fact, Errol’s second relationship also failed due to his scandals. Elon despises his father and rarely speaks about him in public. In an interview, he describes Errol as a terrible human. Currently, Errol lives in South Africa since 2003 after briefly living with his son in the US.


Even though, Errol Musk’d divorced his wife or Elon Musk’s mother 40 years back, he still refers Maye Musk as his wife. That’s not all, Errol also allegedly has a good terms with his ex-wife and their children. He shares, interacts and interferes on Elon’s professional matter and business issues too.

Errol commemorates each and every moment he’ve spent together with Maye Musk and their children but his dietitian ex-wife seldom talks about him publicly. She doesn’t even want to share any picture of him on socials.

How Much Is Errol Musk’s Net Worth?

As of 2019, Errol Musk has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He earned a massive fortune as an engineering consultant and as a real-estate developer. He owns several mines and other infrastructure and he also had a share in an emerald mine near Lake Tanganyika, Zambia.

Errol Musk smiles
Errol Musk, father of world-famous entrepreneur Elon Musk. Source: Daily Mail

Errol owns a private yacht and a Cessna aircraft, as he enjoys sailing and piloting. Further, he spent most of his holidays living in several posh homes he owned. He retired early and eventually started to spend most of his money and time on traveling.

On the other hand, his son Elon Musk has a handsome amount of $23.6 billion as his current net worth. He is the founder of SpaceX, CEO of Tesla Inc, Co-founder of Neuralink, founder of The Boring Company, co-founder of Zip2, founder of PayPal, co-founder of OpenAl and chairman of SolarCity.

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Even though Elon has a huge amount of wealth, he doesn’t spend his fortune on lavish vacations of expensive hobbies. Instead, he spends his time at the office, factories and returns to one of his four Los Angeles mansions after the work.

Quick Facts About Errol Musk

When and where was Errol Musk born?

1946, Pretoria, South Africa

How old is Errol Musk?

73 years old

Which University did Errol Musk graduate from?

The University of Witwatersrand and University of Pretoria

What is the nationality of Errol Musk?

South African

What is the full name of Errol Musk?

Errol Graham Musk

Who are the parents of Errol Musk?

Walter Henry James Musk and Cora Amelia Robinson