Another rise in the share of Tesla in recent days led Elon Musk to the top of the list of the richest people in the world. Its value is now estimated at $ 185 billion, surpassing the first place holder from 2017, Jeff Bezos by $ 1 billion.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 7, 2021
It is worth noting that at the beginning of 2020, Musk was worth about $27 billion and was not enough to even put him in the top 50. Since then, Tesla’s stock has nearly increased tenfold, reaching $816 and launching Musk to the top within a year. The value of the company has reached $760 billion.