Elon Musk overtakes Mark Zuckerberg, to become third richest man in the world


Elon Musk, has become the third richest person in the world, after a recent rise in Tesla shares.

According to Bloomberg, the tech mogul surpassed Facebook boss, Mark Zuckerberg ($109 billion), on the list of global billionaires on Monday, after a 12% rise in Tesla shares on the stock market.

This year alone, Elon Musk has made a massive $90 billion, which is almost three times what he had back in January 2020 ($32 billion).

The South African now has total net worth of $115 billion, with Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates being the only people richer than him in the world.

Apart from Tesla, Musk also owns other businesses, like, SpaceX, Hyperloop, The Boring Company and OpenAI.

Tesla is reportedly now valued at $475 billion.

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