According to Bloomberg Billionaire Index, Elon Musk is now the official richest person in the world surpassing Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos.
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His net worth was Around $188.5 Billion at 10.15 am on 7th Jan which is around $1.5 billion more than Amazon’s top boss Jeff Bezos who has held the top spot since Oct 2017.
Tesla And Elon Musk
Elon Musk is the founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. Shares Of Tesla Jumped Over 5.6 % on Friday And crossed a Valuation of over $800 Billion for the first time in history.
Currently, Tesla’s Valuation is About $880 Billion. Most People in the world are going crazy about shares of Tesla. Around $80 Billion is Increased In the Last 3 Days.
Musk owns over 20% stake in Tesla And his personal wealth soared by more than $150 billion in 2020 Thus on 7th Jan 2021 Musk was crowned As the World’s Richest Person with a wealth of Over $188 Billion.
Fueling his rise was an unprecedented rally in Tesla’s share price which surged over 700 % percent last year.
Space X And Elon Musk
However, despite his gains, Musk said has said he has little interest in material things.
And has few assets outside of Tesla and SpaceX. He further told he will use his wealth to accelerate Humanity’s evolution into Spacefaring Civilization.
Musk Said ” I want to be able to contribute as much as possible to the city of mars, That means just a lot of capital”.
The SpaceX Founder has said he plans to send 1M people to mars by 2050.
After Tesla’s founder Elon Musk passed Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person with a net worth of more than $188.5 billion earlier this week, his net worth now stands at $209 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.