- On Monday this week, the mother of billionaire, Elon Musk, Maye Musk turns 73 years old
- Social media has been flooded with various post dedicated to the elderly woman by her and Elon's many fans and followers
- To celebrate the day, Briefly News takes a look at a few quick facts about the mother of one of the most successful men in the world
Today the mother of Tesla giant, Elon Musk, Maye Musk turns a great 73 years old. Besides being a mother to one of the world's finest geniuses, Maye also has a lot of her own stuff that she can be proud of. Briefly News takes a quick look at the life and times of Maye Musk.
In her earliest days, Maye Musk was a fine model who has appeared on a number of magazine covers such as Time Magazine, Vogue and also Women's Day. She also worked as a dietician and helped people stay in shape.
Maye who is a twin, was born in Canada but was moved to South Africa Pretoria with her five other siblings by their parents who were very often described as adventurous world travellers and became well-known after they travelled the world in a prop plane.
According to Wiki, Maye who started participating in beauty pageants then married Errol Musk, the man who became the father of her three children, Elon, Kimbal and Toska Musk. The two however divorced years later.
Years later, Maye is still a force to be reckoned with and still busies herself with a number of worthy causes and has not yet retired from life as a model or a dietician and has even published a book about wellness.
In other Briefly News, the world's wealthiest man, Elon Musk's mother, Maye Musk, recently headed on to Twitter to share a photo of an aptitude test that Musk did when he was only 17 years old at the University of Pretoria.
In her post, the proud mom shared that her son's technology aptitude score was so high that he was asked to retake the test because the university had never seen such an outstanding score before.
"I found your computer aptitude test from when you were 17. If I remember correctly, they had to retest you because they had never seen such a high score. No wonder you are such a brilliant engineer. #ProudMom," she wrote in the caption of the post.
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