Elon Musk and mom Maye. Images via Instagram @mayemusk.

Elon Musk’s model mom: Maye hits a million Instagram followers

SA-born billionaire Elon Musk’s mom Maye Musk celebrated reaching her milestone of one million followers on Instagram on Monday 30 January.


Elon Musk and mom Maye. Images via Instagram @mayemusk.

Model and dietician Maye Musk, who is the mother of South African-born billionaire Elon Musk celebrated hitting one million followers on Instagram – on Monday 30 January.

ALSO READ: Elon Musk’s net worth skyrockets by R182 billion – here’s why


The mom of Elon Musk, Maye Musk has officially reached a whopping one million followers on Instagram. Maye is a 74-year-old model and dietician and is in amazing shape!

She is also verified on Instagram. Maye shared a clip of herself “dancing for joy” as she celebrates the big one million. Take a look…

“Dancing for joy! One million followers. Thank you everyone🌟🌟. #AWomanMakesAPlan 📖. #ItsGreatToBe74 💪💃,” she wrote.

ALSO READ: Who is Tosca Musk? 5 things to know about Elon’s millionaire sister


Maye was married to retired South African engineer Errol Musk for nine years from 1970 to 1979. She has three children with Errol – Elon (51), Kimbal (50) and Tosca (48).

Musk family Elon
Maye Musk with her three children – Elon, Tosca and Kimbal. Photo sourced via Instagram @mayemusk

The dietician has been modelling since the age of 15. She has had four billboards in Times Square in her 60s and still modelling in her 70s. Last year, she graced the cover of Sports Illustrated at the age of 74.

Maye is a grandmother of 15. Her son Elon has 10 children – He first welcomed Nevada with his ex-wife Justine. However, Nevada tragically passed away at 10 weeks old to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Justine and Elon then turned to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to grow their family. They welcomed twins Xavier and Vivian in 2004. The pair then welcomed triplets Kai, Saxon and Damian also using IVF in 2006.

Elon has two children – X Æ A-12, affectionately known as X and Exa Dark Sideræl with Canadian musician Grimes. The billionaire reportedly secretly welcomed a pair of twins with his Neuralinks executive Shivon Zilis.

Her son Kimbal has three children – Luca, August and Stella. While her daughter Tosca has a pair of twins named Grayson and Isabeau. Tosca welcomed her twins with the help of a sperm donor.

ALSO READ: Jana: Who is the stepdaughter Errol Musk impregnated?