Entrepreneur Elon Musk won the title of the richest man in the world, beating Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Reported by CNBC.
The head of Tesla has become the richest man in the world with a fortune of over $ 185 billion. Tesla’s rally on Thursday, January 7, allowed Musk to overtake Bezos, who has been the richest man since 2017.
Earlier on January 7, it was reported that Musk approached the title of the richest man in the world. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Musk was in the second place among the richest people on the planet, lagging behind the leader of the Bezos list by just three billion dollars.
In the summer of 2020, it became known that the fortune of the founder of Amazon grew by a record $ 13 billion in a day on July 20. The billionaire was able to set a new record thanks to the fact that the company’s shares soared by 7.9 percent in a day, and by 73 percent in a year. Then the fortune of Bezos was estimated at $ 189 billion.