Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk
Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk have become the world’s richest men.
- January 7, 2021, 10:07 PM IST
Bezos was held at number one since October 2017
The Bloomberg Billionaire Index, which ranks the world’s richest people on a daily basis, is basically ranked by billionaires based on current assets. Jeff Bezos has been in the chair of the world’s richest person since October 2017.
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Let us tell you that in November 2020, Elon Musk was sitting on the chair of the world’s second richest man, leaving behind Bill Gates. At that time he had total assets of $ 128 billion. In the last 12 months, the assets of Elon Musk have increased by more than $ 150 billion (about 11 lakh crores). There has also been no impact on Musk’s property due to economic lethargy or corona virus epidemic.
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Tesla shares jumped 743 percent in 2020
Actually, the biggest reason for such a huge increase in Musk’s assets is the tremendous rise in the shares of his company Tesla. Tesla’s shares have risen 743 percent in 2020 after the company continued to post profits and join the S&P 500 index.
Information provided by Tesla itself shows that last year the company has produced and delivered 5 lakh electric cars. Musk also tweeted about this. In this tweet, he wrote, ‘I am proud of the Tesla team for achieving this milestone.’ He further wrote, ‘At the beginning of Tesla, I had only 10 per cent hope with the hope that we would survive.’