The Tesla TSLAand SpaceX originator passed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index to turn into the most extravagant individual on the planet on Thursday morning, Bloomberg announced, as a 4.8% ascent in Telsa shares pushed Musk’s fortune to $188.5 billion at 10:15 a.m. Eastern, which was $1.5 billion more than Bezos’ $187 billion.

How did Musk, 49, react to the news that he passed one of his top opponents and turned into the richest on the planet?

“How peculiar,” he tweeted. “Indeed, back to work… “

In reality, the frank business visionary has been on a significant ride over the previous year as his total assets has soar by more than $150 billion in what may be the quickest ascent in abundance creation ever.

A year prior, Musk was worth about $27 billion, and scarcely broke Bloomberg’s rundown of the 50 most extravagant individuals. In any case, Tesla saw its offers spike over 700% a year ago, and the organization joined the S&P 500 in December following five fourth of positive profit.

While the pandemic took a large number of occupations and a huge number of lives across the globe a year ago, a considerable lot of the world’s most well off individuals figured out how to get more extravagant. The 500 most extravagant individuals on the planet added a record $1.8 trillion to their consolidated total assets a year ago. Also, the Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute for Policy Studies detailed that the 651 U.S. very rich people saw their aggregate abundance develop by more than $1 trillion more than nine months.