The Chief Executive Officer of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk has been declared the richest man ever by the American business magazine, Forbes.
Currently, Elon Musk according to Forbes magazine’s real-time rankings of the world’s wealthiest people on Tuesday, April 5. has his net worth estimated to be $300 billion.
According to the magazine, Elion Musk has given a gap of over $100 billion to the Amazon Owner, Jeff Bezos whose net worth is estimated to be $186.7 billion.
Other related reports about Elon Musk have it that he has officially become the newest member of Twitter which has made him wealthier than the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett who has a net worth of $125 billion.
Musk is also worth considerably more than former Microsoft (MSFT) CEOs Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer whose net worths are estimated to be $136 billion and $100 billion respectively.
He is also wealthier than Google co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin who have $120 billion and $115 billion respectively. Musk’s net wealth, according to Forbes, exceeds Colombia’s and Finland’s GDPs.
He surpassed the likes of John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as monarchs and rulers like Mansa Musa of the 13th century Mali Empire and Augustus Caesar who reigned from 27 BC until his death in AD 14 to become the richest person ever, according to Forbes.