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Money Poorer than Bezos, but more fortune than Gates: Elon Musk is now the second richest person in the world

10:30  24 november  2020
10:30  24 november  2020 Source:   tagesspiegel.de

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Further rise in Tesla share price pushes entrepreneur past Microsoft founder.

Elon Musk added more than 0 billion to his net worth this year to 7.9bn. Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has overtaken Bill Gates to become the second - richest person in the world just weeks after he It means only Amazon founder Jeff Bezos lies now ahead of him in the rankings.

The share value of the Tesla Group is skyrocketing - and founder Musk climbs up the ranking of billionaires. Only Amazon boss Bezos is ahead of him.

Auch finanziell auf Höhenflug: Tesla-Chef Elon Musk © Photo: dpa / Patrick Pleul Also financially high: Tesla boss Elon Musk

The soaring of the US electric car manufacturer Tesla on the stock exchange means that the assets of company boss Elon Musk keep increasing. According to the “Bloomberg Billionaires Index” billionaire ranking, the 49-year-old star entrepreneur overtook Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Monday and is now the second richest person in the world.

Thanks to the strong price increase of the Tesla share by 6.5 percent, Musk's assets climbed by 7.2 billion to 127.9 billion dollars (108 billion euros) in a single day. Since the beginning of the year, it has already grown by a whopping $ 100.3 billion.

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Elon Musk , CEO of electric car manufacturer Tesla and founder of SpaceX has become the world 's Musk who owns 20% of Tesla’s shares has seen his fortune increase by billion this year. Jeff Bezos , CEO of Amazon, remains the richest man in the world with a wealth amassed to a value of


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Gates recently reached $ 127.7 billion in Bloomberg's super-rich charts. His fortune would be significantly higher if he didn't donate so much money.

At the top of the billionaire list is still the undisputed Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, whose fortune the "Bloomberg Billionaires Index" estimates at 182 billion dollars. As major shareholders of their companies,

Musk and Bezos benefit above all from their strong price development on the stock exchange. Tesla's share has risen 675 percent in the past twelve months. With a market value of almost $ 500 billion, the company is by far the most heavily traded car maker in the world, despite relatively low production figures and only modest profits.

Billionaire charts such as the Bloomberg Billionaires Index or Forbes lists are only estimates based on publicly available information about assets such as stocks, real estate, art objects and other luxury goods. On the Forbes Billionaires List, Musk ranks fourth with a fortune of $ 110.5 billion. (dpa)

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Tesla boss Elon Musk will receive this year's Axel Springer Award on Tuesday. The 49-year-old star entrepreneur is expected in Berlin regardless of the corona pandemic. © Patrick Pleul / dpa-Zentralbild / dpa Elon Musk, Tesla boss, is on the construction site of the Tesla Gigafactory. The electric car manufacturer is building a factory in Grünheide near Berlin in Brandenburg. Tesla plans to build up to 500,000 electric cars per year there with around 12,000 employees starting next summer.

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