Elon Musk has replaced Jeff Bezos as the richest person on earth

Elon Musk has replaced Jeff Bezos as the richest person on earth

Elon Musk is the richest person on the planet.

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Elon Musk surpassed Jeff Bezos as the The richest person in the worldBloomberg reported Thursday.

Bloomberg said Musk, who founded electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla and maker of rockets, SpaceX, has a net worth of $ 188.5 billion, which is about $ 1.5 billion more than Bezos from Amazon, and attributed the shift to an increase in Tesla’s share price.

On Twitter, Musk responded to a tweet about his new status with two tweets saying “Whew” and “Okay, get back to work …”

Musk was climbing the rating. In November, Overthrow Bill Gates As the second richest person with a net worth of $ 128 billion.

Although Bezos hasn’t consistently clung to the title, he is He got a top spot In October 2018 (it also happened briefly in 2017) when his net worth was $ 160 billion. Gates had previously held the position for 24 years.

Neither Musk nor Bezos responded to a request for comment.

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