Money Tesla boss Musk overtakes Bill Gates in billionaire rankings

04:25  24 november  2020
04:25  24 november  2020 Source:   bunte.de

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Tesla boss overtakes Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg in billionaire rankings . Only Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft founder Bill Gates rank above Musk on the index, with the combined wealth of the top four wealthiest men totalling more than half a trillion dollars.

Billionaire Tesla boss Elon Musk has once again lashed out at Bill Gates , calling the Microsoft co-founder a "knucklehead" during a podcast. The rival tech titans clashed in July after Gates cast doubt on Musk 's knowledge about coronavirus vaccine development in an interview with CNBC, asserting

The soaring of the US electric car manufacturer Tesla on the stock market is causing the assets of company boss Elon Musk to keep increasing.

Hat nach einem guten Börsen-Tag 7,2 Milliarden Dollar mehr: Tesla-Chef Elon Musk. © Patrick Pleul / dpa-Zentralbild / ZB Has 7.2 billion dollars more after a good day on the stock market: Tesla boss Elon Musk.

According to the “Bloomberg Billionaires Index” billionaire ranking, the 49-year-old star entrepreneur overtook Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates 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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Bill Gates paid Tesla Inc. a compliment for coaxing the car industry to go electric. If he was expecting kind words in return from Elon Musk , he apparently When a Tesla enthusiast posted about being disappointed in Gates ’s decision to buy a Taycan instead of a Tesla and his comments about range

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Gates last made it to $ 127.7 billion on 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 is estimated at $ 182 billion by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. 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 on assets such as stocks, real estate, works of art and other luxury goods. On the Forbes Billionaires List, Musk ranks fourth with a fortune of $ 110.5 billion.

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