After calculating the gains made by Tesla’s shares on Thursday, Elon Musk is said to have a total worth of greater than $188.5 billion. This calculation shows that the amount exceeds Bezos’ amount by $1.5 billion. These reports have been collected from Bloomberg News.
Billionaire Elon Musk, chief of Tesla Inc, has gone way ahead of Jeff Bezos, the boss of Amazon.com Inc. And currently, Elon Musk has been crowned as the world’s wealthiest person. Musk’s net value is higher than $188.5 billion, exceeding Bezos by $1.5 billion.
Elon Musk goes past Jeff Bezos and becomes the richest person in the world.
During 10:54 ET, the shares of Tesla Inc went up by 5.65%/42.75 points at $798.73. There is a rally of 4.8% in the share price of the electric car company, which made it possible to go past Amazon.com Inc. Thus, Elon Musk is the richest among the 500 wealthiest people globally.
Elon Musk, who is also the chief executive of Space Exploration Technologies Corp.(also known as SpaceX), has always been a strong rival of Blue Origin LLC, owned by Bezos.
Elon Musk tweeted after being declared the richest-
How strange….. Well, let’s get back to work.
Musk earlier went past Bill Gates during November. He was then 2nd wealthiest worldwide. The achievement marks an incredible 12-month journey for Elon Musk. During the last year, Musk’s value rose higher than $150 billion. This was hopefully the quickest time period for making money in history. Tesla’s shares grew 743% the previous year, along with constant profits. It was included in the S&P 500 Index. It received enthusiastic appreciation from retail investors and Wall Street.
The increase in the stocks raises a valuation much more than the other automobile manufacturers on various statistical analyses. Tesla is reported to manufacture more than half a million cars during the previous year. The company is going to profit much more by producing more cars as the Democrats got hold of Georgia Senate seats and passed the control of Congress to the party that favors E-vehicles.
500 wealthiest people of the world have made a record of $1.8 trillion when all their net worth is combined. This shows an increase of 31%. The increments were chart-toppers with 5 people who held their wealth over a net value of $100 billion. There were other 20 with a net worth of $50 billion. Zhong Shanshan of China has gone ahead of Warren Buffet to become the 6th richest man globally.