Elon Musk becomes world 4th richest person
Elon Musk becomes world 4th richest person as the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX is now the 4th richest person in the world as at today.
The popular tech entrepreneur’s net worth has increased to $84.8 billion after gains nearly $8 billion ($7.78 billion) in a single day.
In the process, Elon Musk’s net worth soared past French luxury tycoon Bernard Arnault, the current wealthiest non-American on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and is now just within $15 billion of social media giant Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, who holds the number three position among the world’s 500 richest people in the world.
Recall that Elon Musk’s wealth has grown by a whopping $57.2 billion this year, marking the second largest increase on the index after Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos.
In July 2020, Elon Musk had overtaken Warren Buffett to become the seventh richest person in the world as at today.
Recall that Warren Buffett had donated Berkshire Hathaway shares worth $2.9 billion to charity which caused a decline in his overall net worth.
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