South African-born US entrepreneur Elon Musk has come to be the planet’s richest person, having a net value of $195 billion, based on Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily standing of the planet’s wealthiest individuals.
Musk, the principal executive officer (CEO) of SpaceX along with Tesla, needed a somewhat underwhelming reaction to his crowning glory second, tweeting “How odd!” Adding, “Well, back to work “
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Of the 20 richest persons on earth, 14 have been Americans, together with eight, such as Musk, at top 10, according to the Bloomberg Index. Together with the 49-year-old inhabiting the top place, These persons are in places 2-10 on the listing, at January 8, 2021, according to Bloomberg:
While many on twitter congratulated Musk for the achievement, others hoped he would put the money to good use. Take a look at some of the reactions here:
Breaking: Elon Musk just became the richest person in the world.— Jon Erlichman (@JonErlichman) January 7, 2021
His net worth is now $188.5 billion, surpassing that of Jeff Bezos.
In the past year, Musk’s fortune has risen by $160 billion. pic.twitter.com/poCjypj4Ss
Elon Musk, the outspoken entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, is now the richest person on the planet https://t.co/Z5Nu1kuWx2— Bloomberg (@business) January 7, 2021