Elon Musk, the CEO of electric car maker Tesla, has become the first person in the world to have a personal net worth of more than $300 billion. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the company's market cap rose by $10 billion after the stock rally, pushing Musk's wealth past the $302 billion mark.
On Friday, Microsoft overtook Apple to become the world's most valuable company. More recently, Tesla got an order for 10,000 cars from Hertz. After which its shares reached new highs. Musk's wealth is more than $100 billion, the world's second-richest person and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. At present, Bezos's assets are around $199 billion.
Interestingly, Musk's wealth is higher than the annual GDP of countries like Egypt, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Greece, Qatar and Finland. His wealth is more than the net worth of PayPal and streaming giant Netflix. Let us tell you that Musk was the co-founder of PayPal.