Elon Musk has become the richest person in the world after Tesla’s share market price rose suddenly on Thursday. Price increased to more than $185 billion. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had held the peak since 2017, as CNBC exclaims.
A Year back, Musk’s net worth was approximately $27 billion, which wasn’t enough to take his rank to the planet’s top 50 richest people at the time. The share price of Tesla has surpassed more than nine-fold since then. Thursday by noon ET it rose by more than $45 (about six percent) from the previous day.