is close to passing passed Bill Gates to become the second richest person in the world. As of Sunday, Elon trailed Bill Gates by about $7 Billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaire index. Tesla stock is up to $530 in after-hours trading. The Tesla gains today added about $6.9 billion to Elon Musks net worth.
Jeff Bezos has $55 billion more than either Musk or Gates.
Tesla will need a share price of about $900 for Elon Musk to pass Jeff Bezos. This assumes Tesla has a share price surge in the next few months. The ratio of Amazon shares to Tesla shares is now 5.8 Tesla shares for one Amazon share. If Tesla reached a ratio of 3.5 Tesla shares to one Amazon share then Elon Musk would pass Bezos to become the richest person in the world.
SOURCES- Google Finance, Bloomberg Billionaire index
Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com
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