Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has entered the top four richest people in the world for the first time, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Yesterday’s rally in Tesla shares increased the businessman’s fortune to $ 84.8 billion, the Agency notes.
“Tesla shares rose 11 percent on Monday, closing at a record high, resulting in Musk’s wealth rising by $ 7.8 billion,” the report said.
During the day, Tesla shares rose to a record of $ 1,845. 32 apiece, but by the close of trading, they fell slightly to $ 1,835.64. Thus, Musk shifted to the fifth place the President of the group Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy Bernard Arnault. Now the first four lines of the rating of billionaires are occupied by Americans.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is in first place with a fortune of $ 188 billion, Microsoft founder Bill Gates is in second place with $ 121 billion, and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in third place ($99 billion). Arno’s fortune is estimated at $ 84.6 billion.