If you never miss the recaps of Fashion Week surely you have seen Maye Musk sitting in the front row from Milan, Paris or London. She is the mother of Elon Musk, the second richest man in the world. However, she has a reputation for her in her own right, being a fashion icon with a career as a model of more than five decades.
Maye Musk was born in Canada but soon moved to South Africa. She there she began her career as a model at the age of 15. At the age of 20, she was a finalist in Miss South Africa and was on the cover of major fashion magazines. There she met Errol Musk, whom she married and had three children.
He divorced for reasons of abuse and after the separation returned to fashion as a plus-size model for several years. However, his training as a nutritionist and his interest in the world of dietetics helped him lose weight and, with almost 20 kilos less, he returned to the traditional catwalks.
Today she is a nutritionist, published writer of two books: Feel Great: Maye Musk’s Wellness Clinic (1996) and A Woman Makes a Plan: Tips for a Life of Adventure, Beauty, and Success (2019). But She is still a model, a career she adores and has not abandoned even at almost 75 years of age.. In fact, she is the oldest woman to have posed on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.
Book “A Woman Makes a Plan: Tips for a Life of Adventure, Beauty, and Success” by Maye Musk
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