Elon Musk Becomes World's Richest Person, Leaving Jeff Bezos .

Elon Musk Becomes World's Richest Person, Leaving Jeff Bezos .
Elon Musk Becomes World's Richest Person, Leaving Jeff Bezos .


Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk have become the world's richest men. According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Musk pushed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to number two in terms of wealth. Musk's net worth reached $ 188.5 billion on Thursday, which is $ 1.5 billion more than Bezos. Tesla's stock rose 4.8 percent on Thursday. Musk's net worth reached $ 184.5 billion on Wednesday.

Amazon promoter Jeff Bezos at number-2.

Amazon's promoter Jeff Bezos, who was at the forefront of the rich list till Wednesday, came in second. According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Bezos had a net worth of $ 184 billion and Musk's $ 181.1 billion on Wednesday. Bezos had been at number one in the list of world's richest people since October 2017.

Musk's net worth increased six times in a year

The 49-year-old Musk's net worth has increased nearly six times in the past year. Musk had a net worth of about $ 30 billion a year ago. It has raised more than $ 150 billion in a year. It is the fastest wealth creation in history. During this period, the price of Tesla shares has risen by about 750 percent.

There is no effect on the assets of Musk or the economic slowdown.

Let us tell you that in November 2020, Elon Musk was sitting on the chair of the world's second richest man, leaving behind Bill Gates. At that time he had total assets of $ 128 billion. In the last 12 months, the assets of Elon Musk have increased by more than $ 150 billion (about 11 lakh crores). There has also been no impact on Musk's property due to economic lethargy or corona virus epidemic.

Musk holds 20% shares of Tesla.

Elon Musk owns 20 percent of Tesla. Apart from this, he got some shares in 2012 and 2018 through ESOP. Their value is currently around $ 40 billion. However, Musk says he is not interested in money. He has no other assets other than stakes in Tesla and SpaceX.

Shanshan became the richest in Asia last week.

In just six days early in the new year, China's Zhong Shanshan has surpassed Warren Buffett in terms of net worth. Shanshan is now the sixth richest man in the world.

A jump in the shares of his bottled water company Nongfu Spring has increased his net worth by $ 15.2 billion. Shanshan became the richest person in Asia last week leaving behind Mukesh Ambani.

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