Elon Musk becomes second richest as net worth grows $100 billion

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(JUST THE NEWS) – Elon Musk, the Tesla boss and CEO of SpaceX, has jumped to second place in the rankings of global wealth with a net worth of $127.9 billion.

His worth increased $7.2 billion in the past week as shares for Tesla rose 6.5 percent, allowing him to pass Microsoft founder Bill Gates’ net worth of $127.7 billion.

Musk rose above Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently as well, but still has a considerable way to go to pass Jeff Bezos, the No. 1 luck richest person in the world with a value of $182 billion.

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