Elon Musk has become the richest man in the world. Exceeding Jeff Bezos, the current net worth of the founder of Tesla and SpaceX is estimated at $ 188.5 billion. That’s about $ 1.5 billion more than Bezos’s current estimated wealth.
Musk took first place as the richest man in the world when Tesla’s share price rose 4.8%. This is the first time one has surpassed the Bezos title in wealth, which has been held since October 2017. The two are also direct competitors: Musk, with SpaceX; and Bezos, Blue Origin LLC. Musk experienced significant financial success in 2020, when Tesla became the most profitable carmaker in the world, as stock prices rose by 743%. While Bezos also saw a phenomenal success in Amazon̵
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