Elon Musk: He is now the richest man in the world

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In the first place of the richest people in the world is now the Elon Musk who ousted Jeff Bezos for $ 17 billion.

Elon Musk’s net worth exceeded $ 230 billion as Space X shares rose 33%, with the company valued at more than $ 100 billion. The eccentric businessman even made leaps, as for the first time he was included in the list of the top ten billionaires in the middle of last year.

The founder of Tesla is above the founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos, who held the first place, while he is richer than Bill Gates and Warren Buffett together. Musk and his company were launched on October 8, when SpaceX shares jumped into a secondary offering. In February, SpaceX was worth $ 74 billion, at $ 419.19 per share.

SpaceX is now the second largest private company in the world, behind Bytedance of China. Just over a year ago, Elon Musk did not even make the Forbes list of the 10 richest people on the planet, while Bezos was number 1 with a net worth of $ 113 billion. However, his fortune rose to $ 197.8 billion as pandemics and lockdowns dramatically boosted online sales.

In a Twitter post, Jeff Bezos ran a front page of Barron’s newspaper in May 1999, anticipating Amazon’s failure.

“Listen and be open, but do not let anyone tell you who you are. This is just one of the many stories that described all the ways in which we were going to fail. “Today Amazon is one of the most successful companies in the world and has revolutionized two different industries,” writes Bezos.

Elon Musk’s answer came with a medal, showing the… 2 position, apparently indicating the latest renewal in the Forbes list.

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