Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to become world’s second-richest person

Further rise in Tesla share price pushes entrepreneur past Microsoft co-founder

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent and
Julia Kollewe

Tue 24 Nov 2020 03.10 EST

Last modified on Tue 24 Nov 2020 18.28 EST

Elon Musk, the maverick chief executive of Tesla, has overtaken Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person with a $128bn (£97bn) fortune after the electric car company he helped found 17 years ago soared in value to more than $500bn.
Musk, 49, has seen his personal fortune […]
Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to become world’s second-richest person

Tesla’s Elon Musk Is Now the World’s Second-Richest Person

Tesla’s  (TSLA) – Get Report Elon Musk is having a very good 2020.
The 49-year-old Tesla CEO and co-founder hit another milestone on Monday, surpassing Microsoft  (MSFT) – Get Report founder Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person.
Musk’s net worth soared $7.2 billion to $127.9 billion on Monday, driven by yet another surge in Tesla’s share price, which has continued to march forward ahead of the company’s inclusion in the […]
Tesla’s Elon Musk Is Now the World’s Second-Richest Person

Elon Musk has been at war with Bill Gates. Now he has overtaken him as the world’s second richest man

Britain’s wealthiest, Jim Ratcliffe ranks 47th in the world
lon Musk’s feud with Bill Gates took a twist today as the Tesla founder overtook the Microsoft tycoon as the second richest man in the world.
Musk and Gates have been sniping at each other for months, with the younger billionaire recently calling his rival a “knucklehead” for criticising his efforts to help fight coronavirus.
Today, after another surge in Tesla’s share price, Musk’s wealth outpaced Gates’s, taking the […]
Elon Musk has been at war with Bill Gates. Now he has overtaken him as the world’s second richest man

This Is What Life Will Be Like for the First People to Settle on Mars, According to Elon Musk

According to estimates from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ), in 2030 the first manned flight in history to Mars could be made. Due to this, and thanks to the general fascination that this planet has aroused since the 60s, the question has arisen about what life would be like in that place.
Therefore, a Brazilian media asked Elon Musk , director of Tesla and SpaceX , via Twitter, what was his opinion on the matter. The billionaire replied that “first, life would […]
This Is What Life Will Be Like for the First People to Settle on Mars, According to Elon Musk

Breakingviews – Musk passes Gates, but not yet in impact

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) – Elon Musk is now the second-richest person in the world, at least on paper, but he has a long way to go in catching up to the newly-displaced Bill Gates in impact. The Tesla and SpaceX mogul’s wealth edged past the Microsoft founder’s at just under $128 billion on Monday, according to Bloomberg, thanks to the surge in Tesla’s market capitalization to $500 billion – still far below Microsoft’s $1.6 trillion but equivalent to a dizzying 133 times next […]
Breakingviews – Musk passes Gates, but not yet in impact

Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to be world's second-richest person

Further rise in Tesla share price pushes entrepreneur past Microsoft co-founder

Tue 24 Nov 2020 03.10 EST

Last modified on Tue 24 Nov 2020 06.07 EST

Elon Musk has toppled Bill Gates as the world’s second-richest person, only a week after the Tesla co-founder overtook Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to become the third-richest.
Driven by a further surge in Tesla’s share price, the 49-year-old entrepreneur’s net worth rose by $7.2bn (£5.4bn) to $127.9bn. It has soared by more than […]
Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to be world's second-richest person

Elon Musk, Janet Yellen, General Motors, Best Buy – 5 Things You Must Know Tuesday

Here are five things you must know for Tuesday, Nov. 24:
Stock futures traded higher Tuesday as President-elect Joe Biden was given the go-ahead to formally begin his transition and as he began filling out his cabinet.
Contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 288 points, S&P 500 futures gained 25 points and Nasdaq futures were up 28 points.
One cabinet pick that Wall Street cheered was Biden's reported nomination of former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as […]
Elon Musk, Janet Yellen, General Motors, Best Buy – 5 Things You Must Know Tuesday

Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to be world’s second-richest person

Further rise in Tesla share price pushes entrepreneur past Microsoft co-founder

Tue 24 Nov 2020 03.10 EST

Last modified on Tue 24 Nov 2020 06.07 EST

Elon Musk has toppled Bill Gates as the world’s second-richest person, only a week after the Tesla co-founder overtook Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to become the third-richest.
Driven by a further surge in Tesla’s share price, the 49-year-old entrepreneur’s net worth rose by $7.2bn (£5.4bn) to $127.9bn. It has soared by more than […]
Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to be world’s second-richest person

Elon Musk now the world’s second richest person as Tesla nears $500bn

Mr Musk's personal worth is now $128bn

Elon Musk has leapfrogged Bill Gates to become the world’s second richest person with a net worth of $128bn.
Mr Musk, the chief executive of electric car maker Tesla and rocket company SpaceX, has added more than $100bn to his wealth so far in 2020. It makes him one of the biggest movers among the world’s richest billionaires.
Tesla is now worth just shy of half a trillion dollars after its share price increased 500pc this year. One share in […]
Elon Musk now the world’s second richest person as Tesla nears $500bn

Elon Musk Beats Bill Gates to Become World's Second Richest Person

New Delhi: Tesla co-founder Elon Musk on Monday took over Bill Gates to become the second-richest person in the world as his net worth soared another $7.2 billion to $127.9 billion. His wealth is largely driven by Tesla, which has a market value approaching $500 billion. Also Read – SpaceX Launches First Full Team of Astronauts to Space
The 49-year-old entrepreneur has added more than $100 billion to his net worth since January this year making him one of the fastest-growing among the world’s […]
Elon Musk Beats Bill Gates to Become World's Second Richest Person