Musk’s fortune increased by $ 6.1 billion on July 10 due to the growth of Tesla shares, while Buffett parted with $ 2.9 billion at the beginning of the week, sending them to charity. In addition to Buffett, Musk overtook another four billionaires
The founder of the space company SpaceX and CEO of Tesla, Ilon Musk, became richer than Chairman of the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett. About this writes Bloomberg .
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index rating , Mask’s condition on Friday, July 10, increased by $ 6.1 billion after Tesla shares rose 11%. Now the state of the mask is estimated at $ 70.5 billion.
Musk moved to the seventh position in the ranking, overtaking several billionaires at once. In addition to Buffett, the head of Tesla beat L’Oreal co-owner Francoise Betancourt-Myers, Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison, owner of Reliance Industires and Asia’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, and Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
According to Bloomberg , Musk, 49, owns about a fifth of Tesla’s shares, which makes up the bulk of his fortune. Shares of the manufacturer of electric vehicles this year rose 269%. He is also the majority shareholder of SpaceX; the value of the company’s securities owned by Mask is estimated at $ 15 billion.
Buffett’s fortune fell earlier this week after he donated $ 2.9 billion to charity. Buffett, 89, has donated more than 37 billion to charity since 2006, the agency said.
Last week, Elon Musk decided to sell four homes in Los Angeles. Earlier, the entrepreneur stated that he would not have his own home, as “property pulls him down.” “I do not need money. I dedicate myself to Mars and the Earth. Property just pulls you down, ”he said.