According to Bloomberg, Musk founded electric car manufacturer Tesla (Tesla) and rocket manufacturer SpaceX, with a net worth of $188.5 billion, which is about $1.5 billion higher than Amazon’s Bezos.
On Twitter, Musk responded to a tweet about his new status with two tweets, saying “how strange” and “well, go back to work…”
Musk has been improving the ranking. November,When his net worth reached 128 billion US dollars, he became the second richest man.
Although Bezos has not maintained the title, heIn October 2018 (which happened briefly in 2017), his net worth reached 160 billion US dollars. Gates had previously held this position for 24 years.
Neither Musk nor Bezos responded to requests for comment.