Elon Musk is now $100B Richer Than Jeff Bezos

Tesla and Space XCEO Elon Musk is continuing to grow his status as the world’s richest man as his net worth is sky rocketing over the rest of the top earners in 2022. In the latest Forbes list, Musk’s net worth increases to $282 billion, which is about $100 billion more than that of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos at $183.6 billion, reports the Daily Mail. Musk Was one of the biggest beneficiaries from the Covid-19 pandemic, as his net worth sat at just $26.6 billion at the beginning of 2020. In 2020 Musk’s wealth grew by over $110 billion, which is the record for anyone in the history of Forbes tracking such numbers. The report mentioned that Musk gained another $90 billion in 2021, as he knocked Bezos off the top the Forbes rich list to begin the year. Musk is now $115 billion richer than LVMH CEO Barnard Arnault, the third richest man in the world with a net worth of $167.4 billion, the report said He is also well past the numbers for Microsoft founders Bill Gates ($134.2 billion) and Steve Ballmer ($97 billion), it added. Recently, Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has said that micro-blogging platform has appointed Musk to its board of directors. S-ET

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