Bloomberg: Tesla CEO Musk became the world’s richest man
China News Service, San Francisco, January 7th. US media reported on the 7th local time that according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk replaced Amazon founder Jeff on the same day · Bezos became the world’s richest man.
US Consumer News and Business Channel reported that Tesla’s stock price closed at $816.04 on the 7th, an increase of nearly 8%. The company’s market value has exceeded 760 billion US dollars, and Musk’s net assets have also increased to 195 billion US dollars, which is 10 billion US dollars higher than Bezos.
p >At the beginning of 2020, Musk’s assets are about 27 billion U.S. dollars, ranking in the top 50 of the global rich list. The New York Times reported that Tesla delivered nearly 500,000 cars in 2020, and sales increased 36% year-on-year. In the same year, Tesla stock was included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Tesla’s stock price has soared by 743% in 2020, and Musk’s wealth has increased by more than $150 billion in the past 12 months.
Reported that Musk surpassed well-known investor Warren Buffett in July 2020 to become the seventh richest person in the world. In late November of that year, Musk surpassed Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to become the world’s second richest person. Since then, Tesla’s stock price has risen 45%, and Musk’s net assets have increased by $53 billion.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has been the world’s richest man since 2017. In 2020, with the substantial increase in Amazon sales during the new crown epidemic, Bezos’s Amazon shares have risen by 750 One hundred million U.S. dollars. Currently, he ranks second in the world’s richest list with about 184 billion US dollars. Bloomberg data shows that Bill Gates currently ranks third in the global rich list with US$132 billion. (End)