Elon Musk may be the most recognisable name in the Musk family, but he’s not the only to one to have started his own company. Tosca Musk, 47, is the younger sister to her two older brothers, Elon and Kimbal Musk . Like her brothers, she harnesses an entrepreneurial spirit. In 2017, Musk co-founded Passionflix alongside screenwriter Joany Kane and Hollywood producer Jina Panebianco. Kane initially had the idea of creating a streaming service centred around romance novels that catered directly to women, and Panebianco and Musk quickly joined the project, according to the company’s website. In early June, The New York Times profiled Tosca and her streaming service. Who is the richest woman in the world right now? (No, it’s not Kim K) “Most of the time people look down at romance – there is apparently something radical in having female desire as a main theme – and they don’t think that romance is intellectual enough,” Musk told the newspaper. “I think that is wrong. Romance is about validating emotions. It’s about removing shame from sexuality. It’s about uplifting stories.” A ‘sexy Hallmark Channel’ Passionflix launched in 2017 in the US and is a subscription service akin to other streaming services like Netflix or HBO. Five years later and it’s now available in almost 150 countries, according to the profile. The streaming service – which The New York Times described as a “sexy Hallmark Channel” – costs about US$6 a month. The site has dozens of original films and a handful of TV series, as well as some more recognisable films. Most notably, the content is organised based on a “barometer of naughtiness”. indicated by a series of flame emojis that rank a film from one to five, including categories from Oh So Vanilla to NSFW or Toe Curling Yumminess. Who is the father of Amber Heard’s baby? Meet daughter Oonagh Paige Despite the ranking, Musk told The New York Times she resents any references to the content as a “guilty pleasure” and that the platform prioritised content that would empower women. While the site features erotic content, it does not allow frontal nudity below the waist, she told the paper. Filmmaking Aside from being the company’s majority owner, Musk is also heavily involved in production for the streaming service. She has produced and directed many of the films and TV series that appear on the platform herself, as well as produced TV films for Lifetime and Hallmark. She has over 50 producer and director credits, as well as a handful of writing credits dating back to 2001 via her production company Musk Entertainment, according to her IMDB page. Despite Passionflix’s high output level for a niche streaming service, the company only has six employees, according to The New York Times’ profile. The company has secured US$22 million in early funding per the publication, but it has been hesitant to share data on its subscriber numbers. Inside Dream Kardashian’s fabulous life, from baby Bentleys to Amazon ads Tosca’s older brother, Kimbal, is also an investor in the company, according to Crunchbase. But so far Tosca has been tight lipped about whether Elon has any involvement in Passionflix. “It is difficult for me to answer that question,” she told The New York Times . “If I say that he is an investor, then everybody says, ‘Oh, she just got her brother to pay for it .’ And if I say he didn’t invest, then you all say, ‘He doesn’t support her.’” Family life Tosca appears to be close with her family. Her mother, Maye Musk , is often outspoken on social media in her support of Passionflix. Maye is frequently seen at events for the company, including Passioncon, an annual conference for romance enthusiasts hosted by Passionflix. This year, Passioncon was held at the Ritz Carlton in Marina Del Rey, California. Tickets for the event sold for between US$1,000 and US$1,500, including a two-night stay at the luxury hotel. Tosca and Maye even celebrated the premiere of the third season of Passionflix’s Driven with a pyjama party at the event. Nevertheless, in Maye’s book, A Woman Makes a Plan , she points out that her daughter’s life was not always all glitz and glam. Tosca was born in South Africa, but moved to Canada in 1989 at the age of 15, according to Forbes . The move came several years after her parents split – a decision Maye attributed to an abusive relationship in an interview she gave to Harper’s Bazaar. Maye said in her book that there was a period after she divorced Tosca’s father, Errol , that the entire family had to work to put food on the table. Daughter Tosca worked at an upscale supermarket near their flat while she studied film at the University of British Columbia between 1994 and 1997, according to Forbes . Move over, Scott Disick! Meet Sofia Richie’s new fiancé, Elliot Grainge Tosca later built a home base in Los Angeles with her twin children, Isabeau and Grayson. Tosca moved to Georgia in 2021, hoping to offset expenses for her production company with the state’s tax incentives for filmmakers. This article originally appeared on Insider . Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .