After You’re here the share price rose again on Thursday, Elon Musk became the richest person in the world. It is now worth over $ 185 billion. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been in the top spot since 2017 because CNBC note, but his $ 184 billion fortune isn’t enough to keep him from slipping behind Musk.
About a year ago, Musk’s net worth was around $ 27 billion, which wasn’t enough to rank among the top 50 richest people on the planet at the time. Tesla’s share price has skyrocketed more than nine times since then. By noon ET on Thursday, it had increased by more than $ 45 (about 6%) from the previous day.