Maye Musk Biography

Maye Musk is 74 years old American personality who is a model and dietician by profession. She has been pursuing her career in modeling since the age of 15 and it has become more than 50 years while doing so. She has appeared on the covers of magazines including a Time magazine health edition, international editions of Vogue, and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

Early Life

Maye Musk was born as Maye Haldeman in April 1948 in Canada and was born among the five children born to her mother. She was very young when her family moved to Pretoria, South Africa, in 1950, where her parents named Winnifred Josephine “Wyn” (Fletcher) and Dr. Joshua Norman Haldeman developed their professions and later flew with the family while having a world tour in a prop plane in 1952.

Maye Musk Career

Maye Musk, who was earlier Maye Haldeman (before marriage) was a known personality as she became the finalist in the 1969 Miss South Africa beauty competition. In 1970, at the age of 22, she married Errol Musk, who was only two years older than her and whom she met in high school. Errol Musk was a South African engineer who produced three children sharing with Maye Musk. It was after marriage when Maye earned her master’s degree in dietetics and went to the University of the Orange Free State in South Africa for the purpose. Later, she earned another master’s degree in nutritional science and received a certificate from the University of Toronto for the same.

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Despite going through various ups and downs in her personal life, Maye continued with her modeling career in Canada and the United States. She appeared on the boxes of eatables, and in various commercials and videos. She also did modeling while being nude for the cover page of Time Magazine for health issues and for the next time, she went nude for the cover of New York Magazine in 2011 where she appeared with a fake belly bump. Maye has appeared on the cover page of Elle Canada in 2012, has remained the part of various advertising campaigns, became CoverGirl’s oldest spokesmodel at age 69, and marked the history, and finally, in 2022, she appeared as the Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and covered the modeling stage at the age of 74.

Maye Musk Biography

Real Name Maye Haldeman
Birth Date 19 April 1948
Age (as of 2022) 74 Years
Birth Place Regina, Canada
Profession Model, Dietitian
College University of the Orange Free State, University of Toronto
Qualification Nutritional Science

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  128 lbs
Hair Color Gray
Eye Color Blue


Father Joshua Haldeman
Mother Wyn Haldeman

Relationship Status

Marital Status Divorced
Who is her husband? Errol Musk (m. 1970–1979)
Children Three (Elon Musk, Tosca Musk & Kimbal Musk)
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Personal Life

Maye Musk married Errol Musk in 1970 and developed himself into an engineer in South Africa. The marriage of the Musk pair went through various ups and downs after the birth of their three children and the relationship soon became abusive (according to Maye Musk). She divorced her husband in 1979 but two years later, their son Elon Musk decided to stay with his father. After four years of the joining of the father and son duo, Maye’s other son Kimbal also joined the father-son duo and stayed with them. Meanwhile, Elon graduated from high school and decided to move to Canada, on the other hand, Maye moved to Canada with her daughter Tosca.

Maye Musk Net Worth

It would be an undeniable fact that Maye is still earning millions because of her multi-professional career of modeling, dietician, nutritionist, and entrepreneur. In addition to her modeling career, she has maintained business as a dietitian and gives presentations worldwide. Despite this, she is also an author and has written a memoir titled A Woman Makes a Plan: Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty, and Success (2019). For the moment, Maye Musk’s estimated net worth must be as high as $10 million or even $20 million.

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  • Maye and Errol went to high school together and later turned their relationship into a sacred bond.
  • She began her modeling career at the age of 15 while living in South Africa and later became the finalist in the competition of 1969 Miss South Africa beauty.
  • Maye has been honored and declared as “a star in her own right” by the New York Post as she is a self-earned 74 years old lady who is still enthusiastic and appealing with her modeling career.
  • She walked on the stage with her swimsuit dress at the age of 74 in May 2022 and wrote the history while spreading the message that all women should be confident in their respective swimsuits.
  • Maye became the oldest personality to walk on the stage for the cover of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit edition.
  • She has touched the hearts of many with her empowering ideas and her commentary and the support of the most accomplished family which includes her son, who is writing history by becoming the world’s richest personality.

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