Elon Musk usurps the throne of Jeff Bezos, from today the richest man in the world
Elon Musk is today the richest man in the world. According to "Bloomberg", the increase of "Tesla" shares in the stock market made the 49-year-old, who also runs "SpaceX", pass this morning in front of Jeff Bezos, the head of "Amazon".
This is the first time since 2017 that Jeff Bezos is ranked as the second richest man in the world.
As Tesla shares increased by more than seven in 2020 and are still thriving on Wall Street, the wealth of the South African-born engineer totaled $ 188.5 billion shortly after the opening of the session, surpassing that. of Jeff Bezos with 1.5 billion.
Elon Musk also owns Tesla, a company that makes high-end electric vehicles.