Elon Musk Surpasses Jeff Bezos As The World's Richest Person

Elon Musk has surpassed Jeff Bezos as the wealthiest person in the world.

After Tesla's stock holdings went up by 6% on Thursday, Musk's personal net work rose to $191 billion, nudging ahead of Bezos at $187 billion. Bill Gates is third at $134 billion.

Musk's net worth has skyrocketed by over $53 billion in the last two months as Tesla shares have nearly doubled.

Will Musk hang onto the top spot, guess we'll have to wait and see.

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