Elon Musk Becomes Richest Man in The World As Tesla Share Price Soar


South African born entrepreneur, Elon Musk is now the richest man in the world according to Bloomberg.

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO shoot past Amazon founder Jeff Bezos by almost $1.5 billion

Musk reached the summit of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index on Thursday, January 7.


Extroversive entrepreneur Elon Musk who is behind the innovation at Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, is now the richest man on the planet.

In a rapid boost of the electric car maker, Tesla share price zoomes past Jeff Bezos, Inc. founder  on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a compilation of the 500 wealthiest people in the world and it’s daily updated.

Musk net worth stood at $188.5 billion in the early hours of  Thursday, New York time. At that point, he was $1.5 billion more richer than Bezos who has been on the top spot in the last four years.

Meanwhile, we reported that Mrs Yemisi Edun has just been appointed as the acting Managing Director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) after being an executive director on the bank’s board.

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