Elon Musk once again topped the list of the richest people in the world according to Forbes magazine. Now his fortune is estimated at $203.4 billion. In second place is the head of Amazon, Jeff Bezos.
Musk became the third person who was able to cross the $200 billion mark, which previously was done only by Jeff Bezos and president of the LVMH group Bernard Arnault. Bezos's fortune is now estimated at $197.7 billion.
On Monday, August 27, shares of Tesla went up 2.2%, to $ 791.36, while Musk's fortune increased by $3.8 billion. Bezos's fortune fell by $1 billion and Arnault's fell by $6.2 billion.
The top five richest people in the world according to Forbes also includes Microsoft founder Bill Gates with a fortune of $131 billion and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg with $ 126 billion.
Bloomberg, for its part, estimates the total value of Musk's assets at more than $213 billion. Musk is also in the lead and ahead of Bezos on the agency's list of the richest people in the world.