Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world’s wealthiest person, click here to know his net worth

Last Updated: Friday, 8 January 2021 (16:47 IST)
Moscow: SpaceX and Tesla CEO overtook Amazon founder in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI), with his total net worth gone up by $13.6 billion to $195 billion.

Bezos, who used to be on top of the list since 2017, comes second with a net worth of $185 billion. He is followed by Bill Gates of Microsoft with $134 billion, Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy President Bernard Arnault with $116 billion, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg with $102 billion.
 
Musk’s promotion occurred amid Tesla’s shares hitting record $816 as of Thursday, and capitalization reaching $773.6 billion.
 
All the top businessmen are from the United States and the tech industry, except for Arnault who is French and from the consumer sector. (UNI)