Elon Musk’s soaring wealth infographic
Graphic charts Elon Musk’s wealth against that of other billionaires.
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Charting the billionaires as Musk’s wealth soars

By Ninian Carter

April 30, 2024 - A surge in the value of Tesla Inc. shares has seen Elon Musk gain $37.3 billion in net worth in just five days – putting him almost level with Jeff Bezos as the world’s second-richest person.

In the past five days, the world’s third-richest person, Elon Musk, has gained $37.3 billion in net worth.

As of April 30, his wealth stands at of $202 billion, just behind Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on $203bn. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton chairman Bernard Arnault is the world’s richest person with a net worth of $217bn.

Mark Zuckerberg is the fourth wealthiest with a worth of $154bn, while Bill Gates is in fifth position with $150bn in cash reserves.

Musk derives his wealth in the main from his stake in Tesla, as well as his holdings in SpaceX and the X social media platform.

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PUBLISHED: 30/04/2024; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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