Elon Musk received title of richest man in world

Entrepreneur Elon Musk received the title of the richest man in the world, beating the founder Amazon Jeff Bezos , according to CNBC.

The head of Tesla has become the richest man in the world with a fortune of over $ 185 billion. Tesla’s rally on Thursday, January 7, allowed Musk to overtake Bezos, who has been the richest man since 2017.

Earlier on January 7 it was reported that Musk approached the title of the richest man in the world. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index rating, Musk was in second place among the richest people on the planet, lagging behind from Bezos topping the list with just $ 3 billion.

In the summer of 2020 it became known that the fortune of the founder of Amazon grew in a day July 20 for a record $ 13 billion. The billionaire was able to set a new record thanks to the fact that the company’s shares soared by 7.9 percent in a day, and by 73 percent in a year. Then Bezos’s fortune was estimated at 189 billion dollars.