South African born, American Entrepreneur Elon Musk has surpassed Jeff Bezos to become the richest person in the whole world for the first time.
Elon Musk whose networth has been mushrooming over the past one year surpassed Jeff Bezos on Thursday this week after reaching US$ 185 Billion networth while Jeff Bezos had $184Bn.
Jeff Bezos whose main source of wealth is Amazon Inc has been the richest person in the world since March 2018 after surpassing the Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
Elon Musk is the founder and CEO of SpaceX which is a space technology company and is also the founder and CEO of Tesla Inc an electric car company that manufactures cars that use green energy. His car company despite selling the number of cars that are just a fraction of automobile giants like Toyota and General Motors, Tesla Inc is currently the most valued car manufacturing company in the world with a market capitalization of US$760 Billion.