Tesla founder and CEO, Elon Musk is now the world’s richest person after overtaking Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com to clinch the title with a net worth of more than $185 billion.
OYOGist.com recalls that Musk’s fortune saw a dramatic rise in 2020, with an increase of over $140 billion in 2020 alone.
The push came from Thursday’s increase in Tesla’s share price. He raced past Amazon.com founder, Jeff Bezos who has retained the title of the world’s richest person since 2017.
Elon Musk’s net worth as of today, 7th of January 2021 is $185 billion dollars, while Jeff Bezos’ net worth is $184 billion dollars.