Elon Muskloved and hated by many, he has advanced on the list of richest men in the world and already became the second, surpassing Bill Gates which has come to top the rankings for a long time.

The billionaire has multiple projects that have been revolutionary for the history of mankind.

There is the clear example of SpaceX and its quest to conquer Mars or the advance of the autonomous technology with its Tesla vehicles, your intention to end mental disorders through Neuralink or the satellite internet Starlink that wants to be accessible to everyone.

It is clear that Musk He is behind great technological advances that, obviously, could position him as one of the richest men in the world.

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Elon Musk le gana a Bill Gates

How was what Elon Musk surpassed Gates in such little time? The 49-year-old businessman’s net worth shot up $ 7.2 billion in one day to $ 127.9 billion, fueled by another surge in the stock price of Tesla.

In this way, Musk has added $ 100.3 billion to his net worth this year, the most of anyone on the Billionaires Index of Bloomberg, a ranking of the 500 richest people in the world. This position is important, since in January it was ranked 35.

His advancement through the ranks of wealth has been driven in large part by Tesla, whose market value is close to 500 billion dollars.

Roughly three-quarters of his net worth is made up of shares in that company, which are valued more than four times more than his stake in Space Exploration Technologies Corp., O SpaceX.

With the movement of this Monday, Musk lose the Gates, whom the billionaire of Tesla he has criticized on Twitter for, among other things, “not having a clue” about electric trucks. The two have also traded criticism about COVID-19.

Gates, whose charitable foundation is one of the preeminent agencies supporting vaccine research, has raised concerns about the stated suspicion of Musk on the pandemic data and the acceptance of certain conspiracy theories.

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