Elon Musk has just dethroned Microsoft’s Bill Gates to become the second richest person in the world, this is coming a week after Musk overtook Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg to become the third-richest in the world.
Elon Musk Now Worth More Than Bill Gates
Recall back in January Elon Musk was ranked 35th richest in the world, now fast-forward to November with almost $100bn more he has outranked every single individual on the Bloomberg Billionaires index.
Now it is worth knowing that if Tesla’s share price keeps on soaring this way, we could just see Elon Musk bag a bonus deal worth a massive $55.8bn.
Right now it no big news that Tesla has the highest market value of any car company in the world, even though they produce fewer cars than others.
As we might all know, Elon Musk is not only involved in electric cars, he is also the founder of spacecraft company SpaceX. And just last week SpaceX successfully sent four astronauts to the international Space Station via it Falcon rocket in partnership with NASA.
It is worth knowing that Bill Gates has given away (pardon, donated) well over $50bn to help fight diseases and minimize poverty.
Despite the current pandemic going on in the world which has caused many businesses and entities to close down, companies listed on Bloomberg index has been having themselves a good year.
Fact: Altogether, companies listed on the Bloomberg index made $1.3tn(that trillion) since January.