Owner of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk climbed to second place in the ranking of the richest people on the planet, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI), calculated by Bloomberg.
Musk overtook Microsoft founder Bill Gates, whose fortune rose to $ 127.9 billion. which is an increase of $ 100.3 billion during the year. It was a record annual growth. Gates’ capital is estimated at $ 127.7 billion.
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Amazon founder Beffos remains number one, his fortune is about 182 billion dollars. Among the five richest people in the world are Louis Vuitton president Bernard Arnault and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who is already in fifth place.
The day before, on November 23, Shares of US electric car maker Tesla broke record highs during trading.
The price per share rose to 524.96 dollars, adding 7% to the value at the close on Friday. Tesla quotes show growth amid news that the company will enter the S&P 500 stock index on December 21, 2020. Over the past week, its shares have risen 16%.
Elon Musk is among the top three in the world in terms of wealth
On November 19 it was announced that in one day, Musk became rich with $ 7.6 billion and became one of the three richest people in the world. The entrepreneur replaced Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the top three (his capital is $ 104 billion).
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