Today, Thursday, American businessman Elon Musk became the richest man in the world, with a fortune of more than $ 185 billion.
And Musk was able to bypass CEO of “Amazon” Jeff Bezos, after the increase in the value of shares of “Tesla” for electric cars, according to “CNBC” America.
Bezos has been the world’s richest man since 2017 and his fortune is now $ 184 billion.
Shares of Tesla, in which Musk owns 18% on the stock exchange, jumped 4.9% on Wednesday, two days after ending the first trading session in 2021, with a gain of 3.4%.
Musk was able to increase his fortune by about $ 146 billion in the last 12 months, despite the economic crisis caused by the emerging corona-virus pandemic.