People. Elon Musk becomes the richest man in the world


Elon Musk, the boss of the high-end electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla, rose to become the richest man in the world on Thursday thanks to rising stock market shares, according to calculations by Bloomberg News.

Before Jeff Bezos

With Teslas stock market holding 18{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118}, the quirky 49-year-old entrepreneur who also runs SpaceX overtook Jeff Bezos, the Amazon boss who held the title of richest man on the planet since 2017.