The New Paper

January 8, 2021

Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

Tesla CEO Elon Musk became the world’s richest person yesterday, surpassing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and reaching a net worth of $185B. The increase was driven in part by a 700% increase in Tesla’s stock price over the last year.
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