Elon Musk’s net worth has exceeded $300 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Tesla, which he runs, is the most expensive in history and just broke the $1,100 mark.
The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a ranking of the world’s richest people. It is updated every day after the closing of the listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
Tesla finished Friday’s session with an increase of 3.43 percent. You have to pay $1,114 per share. This week, the electric-car maker’s share is up a staggering 22.46 percent. This includes worthy news that Hertz Glodal Holdings has placed an order worth 100,000. Tesla cars.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is also the largest shareholder. He owns about a quarter of the shares in the company.
Elon Musk – fortune
According to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Elon Musk’s net worth grew by $9.32 billion overnight and is currently estimated at $311 billion. He is the first person in the history of the ranking whose fortune is estimated at more than 300 billion dollars.
The billionaire has earned $141 billion since the beginning of the year. Thus, his superiority over the people coming on the list of the richest people in the world is increasing. Secondly, Jeff Bezos with assets estimated at 195 billion dollars. Bernard Arnault stands on the lowest step on the podium – 167 billion dollars.
Reuters has reported in recent days that Musk is not receiving a salary from Tesla. Instead, you get stock options that are triggered when Tesla’s market value hits specific goals. Under this option, a billionaire can buy shares of a car manufacturer at $70 apiece.
Additionally, keep in mind that Musk is the major shareholder and CEO of SpaceX. The space industry enterprise is worth about $100 billion.
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