Elon Musk Overtakes Jeff Bezos, Now World’s Wealthiest Person

Elon Musk Overtakes Jeff Bezos, Now World’s Wealthiest Person
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Elon Musk, Tesla CEO is now the world’s wealthiest person. The South African-born mogul overtakes Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.

On Thursday, CNBC estimated his wealth at $185 billion.

Bezos, 56, has a net worth of $184 billion.

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Musk, 49, the major shareholder Tesla, benefited from Tesla’s surging share price.

Shares of the electric car company surged 5.9 percent to $800.43 in late morning trading, lifting the company’s market capitalization above $750 billion.

Musk is also the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI.

 

AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK

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