Elon Musk, CEO of electric car maker Tesla and private aerospace startup SpaceX, has now become the richest man in the world. He has surpassed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in the list of billionaires released by Bloomberg. Musk’s net worth exceeded US $188 billion against US $187 billion worth of Bezos due to the continuous rise in Tesla’s share price. Bezos has been the richest man in the world since 2017. Musk, who had begun the year 2020 with a value of approximately US $27 billion, saw a 150 billion increase in his assets, a sign of rapid financial transformation. Reacting to his achievement, Musk simply tweeted, “How strange.”
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Elon Musk beats Jeff Bezos to become richest person of the world
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