Elon Musk Becomes World’s Richest Person, Tesla Shares Up 743% In One Year

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk have become the world’s richest man. On Thursday, he outpaced Amgen owner Jeff Bezos in the list of billionaires issued by Bloomberg after shares of electric car maker Tesla rose 4.8% on Thursday. This list includes 500 billionaires.

Elon Musk’s assets as of New York time at 10:15 am increased to $ 188.5 billion, which is $ 1.5 billion more than Bezos’ wealth. Bezos held the first position in the rich list since October 2017. Not only in terms of assets, SpaceX CEO Space Technology is also a rival to Bezos. Bezos also owns Blue Origin LLC.