Musk’s wealth increased by US $10.6 billion to 223 billion, and the throne of the world’s richest man is more stable!


Tencent technology news on October 9, according to the data summarized by Bloomberg billionaire index, the net assets of electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla and Elon Musk, CEO of American space exploration technology company SpaceX, soared to $223 billion, making it more stable as the “richest man in the world”!
On Friday local time, people familiar with the matter said that SpaceX reached a secondary share sale agreement with investors, valuing the company at more than $100 billion. The deal brought musk an additional $10.6 billion in revenue, thanks to his large stake in the rocket company. The company was founded by musk in 2002 with the goal of colonizing Mars.
However, about three-quarters of Musk’s wealth comes from Tesla. In 2003, musk sold the e-commerce website PayPal to eBay for $1.5 billion, and then co founded Tesla with others.
More than a year ago, SpaceX, headquartered in Hawthorne, California, completed the first manned test flight for NASA to transport astronauts to the international space station. The company is now worth more than Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest pure defense contractor.
As central banks inject more money into the global economy, global billionaires have been accumulating wealth rapidly, although millions of people are still unemployed in the fragile economic recovery. Bloomberg billionaire index shows that so far, the fortune of the world’s top 500 super rich has increased by $742 billion this year. But even among the super billionaires, Musk’s personal wealth soared at an alarming rate_ Purpose.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos ranked second in the world with a net asset of $191.6 billion. Since novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak this year, the stock of Amazon has been stagnant after its initial surge.
After Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates transferred some of his assets to his ex-wife Melinda French gates, his wealth has shrunk. Earlier this week, Facebook was attacked for whistleblowers’ destructive reports and hours of downtime, and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal net worth plunged $6 billion. (reviewed by Tencent technology / Jinlu)