Elon Musk is Now the Richest Person in the World

Elon Musk has overtaken Jeff Bezos as the wealthiest person in the world.


After Tesla‘s stock holdings went up by 6% on Thursday, Musk’s personal net worth rose to $191 billion, nudging ahead of Bezos at $187 billion.  Bill Gates is third at $134 billion.


Musk’s net worth has skyrocketed by over $53 billion in the last two months as Tesla shares have nearly doubled.


In a series of tweets, Musk posted,

“How strange”

“Well, back to work …”




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