Elon Musk, the chief govt officer of electrical automobile firm Tesla has leapfrogged Fb’s Mark Zuckerberg and has now grow to be the third-richest particular person on this planet!
The tech mogul’s fortune swelled by greater than $15bn (£11.3bn) in a single week after Tesla’s shares jumped 13% following the information of its choice to hitch the S&P 500 index of main US firms.
Musk, who owns 20% of Tesla’s shares and based rocket firm SpaceX, has skilled a rise of about $90bn in his fortune to date this yr.
In response to The Guardian, Tesla has the best market worth of any automobile firm on this planet – forward of Toyota, Volkswagen and Basic Motors – regardless of making only a fraction of the variety of automobiles.
Nevertheless, the information was bittersweet within the sequence of occasion this week, the place Elon took to Twitter to announce that he examined each constructive and unfavorable for coronavirus this week, having taken four exams.
“Something extremely bogus is going on. Was tested for Covid four times today. Two tests came back negative, two came back positive. Same machine, same test, same nurse. Rapid antigen test from BD,” he posted.
Whereas we’re undecided if he is Covid-negative or constructive, we’re positive that the one two folks richer than Musk are Amazon founder Jeff Bezos with a fortune of $184bn and founding father of Microsoft Invoice Gates with $129bn, who donated greater than $50bn in charity.