- Bloomberg announced on Thursday, January 7 that the owner of Tesla, Elon Musk became the richest man in the world
- South African born Elon Musk overtook Jeff Bezos of Amazon to become the richest person in the world
Elon, now an American is very ambitious about his space programmes and plans for man to live on planet Mars. He stated why he wanted to make money.
“Musk is worth $194.8 billion, or $9.5 billion more than Bezos.” Bloomberg informed.
“You should ask why I would want money. The reason is not what you think. Very little time for recreation. Don’t have vacation homes or yachts or anything like that.
“About half my money is intended to help problems on Earth & half to help establish a self-sustaining city on Mars to ensure continuation of life (of all species) in case Earth gets hit by a meteor like the dinosaurs or WW3 happens & we destroy ourselves.” Elon Musk wrote on his personal Twitter handle sometime last year.
One unbelievable thing about the rise of Elon Musk rise in wealth was that his total net worth in March 18, 2020 was $24.5 billion and rose astronomically to $195 billion on January 7, 2021.