Errol Musk | Net Worth, Age, Wives, & Children

Errol Musk is the father of Elon Musk, the richest man in the world. Errol was married to the mother of Elon for nine years before parting ways in 1979. The couple was already parents to three kids, Elon being their eldest.

Despite not having a great relationship with Elon, Errol did pass his engineering skills to his eldest. Errol was a successful and wealthy South African electromechanical engineer during his career. Besides being a successful engineer, he was also a skilled pilot, sailor, and property developer.

Quick Biography

Popular NameErrol Musk
Real NameErrol Graham Musk
Date of birth1946
Age76 years old
Place of birthPretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
FatherWalter Henry James Musk
MotherCora Amelia Robinson 
SiblingsOne
BrotherMichael Musk
StatusDivorced
Ex-spousesMaye Musk and Heide Musk
ChildrenSix
DaughtersTosca Musk, Alexandra Ali Musk and
Asha Rose Musk
SonsElon Musk, Kimbal Musk and Elliot Rush Musk
GranddaughtersLuca Musk, Stella Musk, and
Isabeau Musk
GrandsonsNevada Musk, Xavier Musk, Griffin Musk,
Kai Musk, Saxon Musk, Damian Musk,
Grayson Musk, August Musk, and
X Æ A- Xii Musk      
OccupationFormer engineer, Property developer, 
Consultant, Pilot, and Sailor
Net worth20 Million USD
NationalitySouth African
EthnicityMultiracial
ReligionChristianity
ZodiacUnknown
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight87 kgs
MeasurementUnknown
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlue
ComplexionFair
Instagram iderrolmusk

Errol Musk’s Net Worth

During his career, Errol was a successful and talented engineer. Besides his engineering skills, he was also a trained pilot and a sailor.

He also earned a fair deal of money by working as a property developer and a consultant.

So, by the time he had retired from his work, he already had earned more than enough money. Besides having a net worth of 20 million USD, Errol also wons various luxuries like a private aircraft and a yacht.

Parents, Children, and Family

The father of the richest man in the world was born in Pretoria in South Africa to his parents, Walter and Cora.

While his father was a South African, his mother was a British lady. When the two of them got married, they birth to Errol and his younger brother, Michael.

Besides this, Errol hasn’t shared anything about his early life. He has maintained privacy about other matters from his early days. However, it is not the same for his married life or children. 

He has been married twice and has five children from his two marriages. He also has an additional son from his scandalous relationship with his stepdaughter Jana Bezuidenhout.

His children from his first marriage already hated him for his way of living after the first divorce. However, things got worse after he impregnated Jana, the daughter of his second wife from her first marriage.

Initially, Errol decided to confide in Alexandra, eldest daughter from his second marriage, and tell her about what had happened between him and Jana. 

After knowing about this, Alexandra exploded with anger and even called him a mentally ill person. She also told her other siblings about the gruesome act that their father had committed.

After everyone found out, Errol faced a great deal of hatred and backlash. When asked about it, Errol answered that he never took Janna as his stepdaughter, and it was just a mistake.

He shared he got intimate with Janna when she slept at his place after her boyfriend kicked her out of the house.

Because of the scandal, his second wife also ended their eighteen years of marriage. 

After the incident, Errol took Jana and their son, Elliot, and moved to Australia, where they live in the same place.

Despite living in the same property, Errol shared that he doesn’t have any relationship with her. 

Currently, Errol lives a luxurious life away from his children in Australia. He spends his time traveling and enjoying his luxuries.

Errol Musk’s Wives, Divorce, and StepDaughter Scandal

Errol was married to his first wife, Maye Musk, from 1970 to 1979. The two of them met each other when they were in college.

The couple was living happily at the beginning, but things started turning sour because of the affairs of Errol. When things got worse, the couple decided to get a divorce. 

After the divorce, Errol married his second wife, Heide. At the time of marriage, Heide was a widow who had lost her first husband in a car crash.

Both Errol and Heide had three children from their first marriage when they fell in love and decided to get married.

The couple was doing great and even had two children between them, but again things turned sour when the scandal of Errol with Janna became public.

Janna was the daughter from the first marriage of Heide and was only a four-year-old kid when Heide married Errol.

Despite being her step-father, Errol became intimate with Janna and impregnated her with a child.

Initially, everyone thought the baby was of Janna and her boyfriend, but after taking a paternity test, it got revealed that the baby was Errol.

Because of this scandal, Heide divorced Errol, and even during the hearing in the court, Errol confessed to having several other affairs.

After the scandal, he took responsibility for his newborn son and took Janna and their son to Australia.

They live in the same property but have no relationship between them.

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Education and Undergraduate Degree

Errol has not shared anything about his academic qualifications or the educational institutes he has attended.

However, it is a no-brainer that he might have a minimum undergraduate degree in engineering as he has previously worked as an engineer.

Career and Engineering

Errol started his career as an electromechanical engineer and worked on several projects.

While engineering was his prime profession, he earned some extra sum by working as a consultant and a property developer.

He has not shared about the companies that he worked for, but it is safe to assume that Errol had a successful career seeing the money he has made.

Besides working for money, Errol also works for his passion. Before retiring, he also worked as a pilot and a sailor.

He retired from his job a long time ago, but he has continued his passion as a pilot and sailor by owning a private aircraft and a yacht.