Elon Musk's net worth is now more than that of Warren Buffet, chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway. The real-time rankings of Forbes reveal his wealth is about $300 billion, which is about $100 billion more than Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
The net worth of Buffet is now just $125 billion. His investment journey started at age 11 in 1941. He is currently 91-year old.
The fortune of Musk is more than the wealth of Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Larry Page and Sergey Brin clubbed together. His wealth can acquire all the thirty-two NFL teams and simultaneously could be leftover with about $190 billion.
The net worth of Musk can also be understood here that it is just short of about $35 billion of the South African GDP, which is currently $335 billion. His net worth is more than the GDPs of Portugal, Chile, Pakistan, Finland and Columbia.
The chief executive of SpaceX and Tesla is ranked the richest person ever by Forbes. However, the statement is argued by historical that the Mali Empire of the 13th century was wealthier if the inflation is adjusted. Similarly, the American industrialists of the last two centuries like Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller were richer than Musk with respect to inflation adjustment.
About Warren Buffet
Warren Buffet was born in 1930 in Nebraska, United States. He is an investor, philanthropist and business magnate. He is currently the chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway and the 5th wealthiest person in the world with a net worth of about $125 billion.
He had an interest in business at a very early age and started investing at age 11. He touched the mark of a millionaire in 1962.
About Elon Musk
Elon Musk is the product architect and chief executive of Tesla. He founded SpaceX and holds the position of chief engineer and CEO of the company. He simultaneously founded The Boring Company. He co-founded Zip2, OpenAI and Neuralink. He is the director of Twitter and president of the Musk Foundation.
Born to a South African father and Canadian mother, Musk was raised in the South African city Pretoria and moved to Canada when he was 17-year-old. He is the richest person in the world with a net worth of about $273 billion.
Tesla was founded by Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard in July 2003. It manufactures electric cars and is headquartered in Austin, US. The key people in the company include chairman Robyn Denholm, CEO Elon Musk, CFO Zach Kirkhom and CTO Drew Baglino.