According to Bloomberg, in the last 24 hours the Elon Musk’s net worth plummeted by $ 15 billion due to the drop in Tesla shares, which lost 9% on the stock market yesterday. This drop caused the South African to slide back into the overall standings.
In the Bloomberg Billionaires Index updated as of February 23, as richest man in the world is Jeff Bezos, with a net worth of $ 186 billion, however, down by 3.73 billion dollars compared to the previous survey, while Bill Gates is third with a nominal wealth of 135 billion dollars. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, on the other hand, is fifth with 98.9 billion dollars of assets, followed by Larry Page of Google at 94.9 billion dollars.
The reasons behind the drop in the Tesla stock they are not known, but they have significantly affected the net worth of Elon Musk, who owns a large package of shares. Analyst Peter Schiff, on his official Twitter account, highlighted that “Two weeks after Elon Musk announced he spent $ 1.5 billion of shareholders buying Bitcoin, Tesla’s stock plummeted 20% on the stock exchange, from its all-time high on January 25 and 16% since it revealed. buying Bitcoin. The other CEOs probably won’t“.