Tesla boss Elon Musk’s fortune rose to $ 199.9 billion after the SpaceX company completed a fundraising round, bringing him back as the richest man on the planet.
On February 18, Elon Musk became the top of the billionaire ranking Bloomberg Billionaires Index, just days after falling short of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
Bezos currently holds a valuable fortune $ 194.2 billion, inferior to Musk 5.7 billion USD.
Elon Musk is worth $ 199.9 billion, more than Jeff Bezos $ 5.7 billion. Photo: Reuters.
This month, SpaceX has successfully raised 850 million USD from a group of investors led by Sequoia Capital. The fundraising cycle sets the firm on the level 74 billion USD, increase 60% compared to August, pour more 11 billion USD into Musk’s pocket.
Also this week, Musk invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to chat on social media app Clubhouse. The Kremlin spokesman said Putin did not use society, but added that the invitation was “very interesting”.
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