Elon Musk Surpasses Jeff Bezos to Become World’s Richest Person

Elon Musk has finally occupied the top spot of the world’s richest person. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the CEO of Tesla has now overtaken Amazon’s founder and has become the richest person. The index is developed to track the wealth of the world’s 500 richest people. On Thursday, when the US market closed down, Elon has a net worth of $194 Billion. Once outlandish, the statement has now become plausible that Tesla’s shares surged 743% in 2020. 

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Elon Musk – World’s Richest Person 

Over the last year, Tesla’s shares have increased immensely. It has also increased Elon Musk’s net worth. Now everyone needs to forget about the millions; if you want to be among the richest person in the world, then it’s about becoming a billionaire. Musk has finally leapfrogged Bezos and has become the richest person on this planet. On Wednesday, Elon’s was trailing Bezos by just $3 Billion. In a single day, he has accumulated more than $3 Billion to occupy the top position of becoming the world’s richest person. Elon should be thankful to his electric-car-making company, which has undoubtedly helped the South African entrepreneur climb the ladder of wealth to occupy the top position by becoming the richest person on this planet. Musk has truly opened up a new avenue for himself and is on the way to explore and amass a great chunk of wealth. 

Elon Musk Surpasses Jeff Bezos to Become World’s Richest Person

Elon Musk Surpasses Jeff Bezos to Become World’s Richest Person. Jeff’s net worth is $184 Billion, while Elon Musk is now standing at $194 Billion. In a year, the 49-years-old entrepreneur has climbed the wealth ladder and has reached the world’s richest person’s top position. Thursday has marked a detrimental day for Elon Musk as he’s reached the top position. Bill Gates is now in the third position. Last year, in 2020, Elon Musk crossed Bill Gates and climbed the ladder to become the second richest person. Jeff Bezos had occupied the position for the last three years. Now, Elon has crossed him as his net worth has soared to $194 Billion.