Maye Musk shares her 'crazy' childhood trekking through the African desert in search of a lost city

Maye Musk shares her 'crazy' childhood trekking through the African desert in search of a lost city. (via @CNBCMakeIt)

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8/22/2020 9:38:00 PM

Maye Musk shares her 'crazy' childhood trekking through the African desert in search of a lost city. (via CNBCMakeIt)

Maye Musk, 72, is the mother of three highly successful children — Elon, Kimbal and Tosca. She raised her children to be independent thinkers and to fend for themselves. She, too, had her own unconventional childhood, one in which trekking through the desert in Africa in search of a fabled lost city was the norm every July.

would set off with a map and a compass."Can you imagine doing that? I mean it's crazy," says Musk. "But they were adventurous and we went across this desert.""They'd never seen other people and they were curious and we were curious," Musk says. Though, admittedly, "we had a language gap there."

"My twin sister was reminding me that [our parents] didn't seem too worried," Musk says.When Musk grew up, she had three kids — Elon, now 49; Kimbal, 47; and Tosca, 46 — and raised them largely as a single mom. She was self-employed, juggling both modeling and a private practice as a dietitian.

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Musk's father was hooked. Every year, her mother — Winnifred Josephine Haldeman — would pack a supply of water, food and gas and the family of five children would set off with a map and a compass.6 billion, respectively. "We would go across the desert for three weeks," she says. Gwen is sporting a hat and a coy smile in her photograph, while Zuma - in a cute picture from a few years ago - had a matching grin. Her father would tell scouts with camels to come looking for the family if they didn't emerge from the desert according to schedule. The shares are up more than 70% in 2020, and Bezos' fortune is now an eye-popping $196. "Can you imagine doing that? I mean it's crazy," says Musk.0 from 51.

"But they were adventurous and we went across this desert. Only two non-U.." The family would travel by daylight, and then at night they would sleep on the ground in sleeping bags. Musk remembers seeing lot of animals and meeting different tribes of Bushmen, some of whom by the late 1950s had never seen a car before. billionaires are among this week's top gainers. "They'd never seen other people and they were curious and we were curious," Musk says. She’s been dating Blake Shelton, 44, for five years and the pair have spent lockdown together at their Oklahoma ranch. Though, admittedly, "we had a language gap there.” The CEO of Beijing-based JD.2% after numbers showed French business activity lost more momentum than expected in August.

" Starting when Musk and her twin sister, Kaye, were about 6 to 8 years old, they would be assigned to walk ahead of the family's slow-moving car in shifts "to make sure there were no ditches or no old logs dried-out old logs" the car could hit and be damaged, she says. Maye Musk's mother, Winnifred Josephine Haldeman, and her siblings Lee and Kaye on the Kalahari Desert.6 billion to his fortune since last Friday." Gwen’s boys have a great relationship with Blake and while he adores them, he acknowledges that lockdown made him realise how much influence he has over them. "My twin sister was reminding me that [our parents] didn't seem too worried," Musk says. "We were so independent and we were taught to be adventurous ourselves and to try all sorts of new things," she says.5 billion. "My dad's saying was 'live dangerously — carefully." The pair met on the set of The Voice in 2014 and began dating the following year after both Gwen’s marriage to Gavin broke down and Blake’s to Miranda Lambert also ended.S.

'" That motto was passed down to her and colored the way she raised her own children, she says. This year, the firm handled nearly $40 billion in transactions, 30% more than last year. When Musk grew up, she had three kids — Elon, now 49; Kimbal, 47; and Tosca, 46 — and raised them largely as a single mom. She was self-employed, juggling both modeling and a private practice as a dietitian.com shares closed at an all-time high on Friday, and Liu is now worth $16. The family moved around frequently ("Just moving to eight cities and starting my own business and having three children with me, that's considered brave," Musk says), and was often "financially strapped." Because of her busy schedule, Musk's kids had to be self-sufficient from a young age, she says. , the cofounder and chairman of popular Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, is the only other biggest gainer hailing from outside the U.FTSE slipped 0.

"I was working long hours. They didn't see me much. The 50-year-old is worth $17. … Fortunately, I worked from home. I always had my practice at home and they just knew they had to behave, they had to do their own homework, and they had to make their own choices," she says.6 billion this week. But that was a good thing in many ways. recovery also weighed on investor mind.

"My No. The net worth change is from Friday, August 14, to Friday, August 21. 1 tip for raising successful children is to give them independence," Musk says. "Let them go their own way." As her kids grew up, each did exactly that. Elon got into physics, says Maye Musk, and became an entrepreneur, as did Kimbal.SXPP indexes.

(At one point, they went into business together .) Tosca, became a filmmaker. "They had to get their own scholarships [to school], and their own loans because … I didn't have time to even read a contract," Musk says. "They had to do it all themselves and that independence really helped. And look how happy they are now. health regulator’s approval to repurpose an 11-year-old blood cancer drug against multiple sclerosis.

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