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Elon Musk is one of the richest people in the world – but he remains a mystery to many. Little is known about his private life, his upbringing in South Africa or his relationship with his family. This secrecy has created many myths around the Tesla and SpaceX boss known as the “architect of tomorrow”.
SpaceX founder, CEO and chief engineer/designer Elon Musk during a press conference following the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket test flight at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in January 2020, delivers a speech. Photo: Associated Press
Musk has been upfront about certain aspects of his life in the past. In a rare interview with Rolling Stone in 2017, he talked about being bullied while living in Pretoria, South Africa, and his relationship with his father Errol. It was a relationship fraught with tension, but now a healing union may have begun.
Errol Musk, father of tech billionaire Elon Musk, who spent his early years in apartheid-era South Africa, met on May 26 in Langebaan, South Africa (Langebaan), posing for photos at home. Photo: AFP
Here’s what you need to know about Errol Musk.
Elon Musk describes himself as a “technologist”, similar to his father Errol, who is “very good at engineering”. Photo: AFP
Elon vs Errol
In a 2017 Rolling Stone profile of Elon, while the “techie” said his father was “very good at engineering”, he also called him a “terrible human being”.
After his parents (Maye and Errol) split up, Elon lives with his father. He said in the interview that while his father was not physically violent, “you don’t know” what kind of person he was. He claimed that Errol committed “almost every crime you can imagine. It was so horrible you couldn’t believe it.” Elon lives with his father after his parents (Maye and Errol) split up. He said in the interview that while his father was not physically violent, “you don’t know” what kind of person he was. He claimed that Errol committed “almost every crime you can imagine. It was so horrible you couldn’t believe it.”
Elon Musk is close to his mother, Mayer. Photo: NBC/Getty Images
Elon claimed he moved Errol, Maye and their children to Malibu, but things didn’t work out. He said he “did everything to make my father better and he didn’t succeed, he only got worse”.
Baby Elon and Errol Musk. Photo: @heavenravenofficial/Instagram
South African blog 2OceansVibe reported that Errol recently said he last saw his son six years ago. He, however, reportedly hinted that his relationship with his son had improved and that they would talk on the phone. “We care about each other,” he added.
Elon Musk had previously called his father Errol (pictured) a “terrible person”, but their relationship may be improving.
Jana Bezuidenhout has a son with her stepfather Errol Musk. Photo: JANA/Facebook
Errol and stepdaughter have a baby
In 2018, Errol reportedly had a child with his stepdaughter, Jana Bezudenhout. At the time, baby Elliott was 10 months old. The Times later reported that Errol was 72 and Bezudenhout 30. According to the publication, Errol said that Bezudenhout’s boyfriend kicked her out and she slept at Errol’s house. He also said he had been single for 20 years, admitting “I’m just a person who makes mistakes”. At the time, he said that Bezudenhout and the children lived with him but were not in a relationship.
Errol Musk and his stepdaughter Jana Bezuidenhout photographed with their son Elliot Rush Musk pic.twitter.com/LUFa0b6ehh
— Information (@infowe) March 25, 2018
A photo of Bezuidenhout with Errol ended up on Facebook. On Bezuidenhout’s Facebook account, she responded to one person’s questions: “Aren’t you related to Elon Musk?”, “Yes, why?”
SpaceX founder Elon Musk speaks during the 2020 Satellite Conference at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Photo: AFP
The news that Errol had given birth to a stepdaughter ended up severing his relationship with Elon, which was widely reported. Errol’s comment about the whole fiasco? “Elon doesn’t think it’s great. From my perspective, I accept life,” he was widely quoted as saying.
The father of tech billionaire Elon Musk, Errol Musk, reportedly owns an emerald mine.
Various media reports said that Errol owned an emerald mine, which helped his family to lead a prosperous life at the time.
He didn’t have an emerald mine, and I worked hard all through college and ended up with about $100,000 in student debt. I couldn’t even buy a second PC for Zip2, so I programmed it at night while the site only worked during the day. Where did this bs come from?
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 28, 2019
But in 2019, Elon took to Twitter to debunk the rumor, saying it wasn’t true. He also attacked reports that Errol’s wealth drove him to college. “I worked in college and ended up with about $100,000 in student debt,” he said.
Elon Musk attends the Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on May 2. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
In Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Better Future, author Ashlee Vance writes that the Musk family lives in Pretoria, South Africa, the largest of the houses. She claims Errol runs a successful engineering business, including office, retail and residential projects.
According to reports, Errol Musk now lives in Langebaan, South Africa. Photo: AFP
Did Errol kill anyone? !
Errol told British media that he tried to live in the US but hated it and returned home to South Africa. According to reports, he now lives in the sleepy town of Langebain. This area is known as the “Gem of the West Coast” in the Western Cape of South Africa.
The father of tech billionaire Elon Musk, Errol Musk, allegedly killed three people in self-defense.
According to Musk in an interview with Rolling Stone, Errol allegedly shot and killed three people who broke into his home. Errol claimed he was charged with manslaughter but was acquitted on self-defense charges, The Times reported.
Note: This article was originally published in the South China Morning Post and has been republished on this site.
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