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Why Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, is as of Monday the 4th richest person in the world

Elon Musk’s personal wealth soared along with Tesla’s stock.

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The net worth of Elon musk, the CEO of Tesla, increased by almost $ 8 billion dollars this Monday, as the company’s share price rose 11% and closed at an all-time high.

Musk’s net worth is now $ 84.8 billion USD what converts it in the fourth richest person in the world, according to him Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Musk outperformed Bernard arnault, French billionaire and CEO of luxury brand LVMH, to secure the position on the list. Now he’s sitting behind the CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, who has a fortune with net worth of $ 99 billion dollars.

Even Bill gates, What a background Microsoft but that he is no longer actively involved in the company, he increased his fortune by $ 114,000 million according to Forbes. The CEO of Apple, Tim cook, became a billionaire earlier this month, thanks to the massive surge in the stock price of Manzana this year.

Related: Tesla Announces It Will Build Its Next Mega Factory Near Austin.

The actions of Tesla they have risen more than 349 percent so far this year. The company has become in the world’s most valuable automaker which has been driven by strong vehicle sales during the coronavirus pandemic generating a huge profit streak and being chosen to be included in the popular S&P 500 index.

Overall, Musk’s net worth has grown by $ 57.2 billion this year, the second largest gain behind the increase in $ 73 billion of Jeff Bezos. The CEO of Amazon is the richest person in the world with a fortune worth $ 188 billion.

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