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,As the second richest person with a net worth of $ 128 billion.
Although Bezos hasn’t consistently clung to the title, he isIn 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.
“Професійний вирішувач проблем. Тонко чарівний любитель бекону. Геймер. Завзятий алкогольний ботанік. Музичний трейлер”