The morning news on October 27, Beijing time, according to reports,Tesla CEO Elon Musk is likely to become the world’s first individual with assets of more than $300 billion in the near future.As the CEO of Tesla and the richest man in the world, his assets increased by $36 billion this Monday.
Tesla’s market value exceeds one trillion U.S. dollars, Musk’s wealth soars by 36.2 billion
Earlier, after the car rental company Hertz announced that it would order 100,000 Tesla cars, the electric car manufacturer’s stock price immediately soared 12.7%. Hertz said that they have ordered 100,000 vehicles from Tesla, which will be delivered before the end of 2022. Hertz hopes to increase the proportion of electric vehicles in its fleet.
Musk’s single-day wealth increase is the largest single-day increase in the history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which is equivalent to the net worth of the 34th richest person in the world. According to foreign media reports, Musk’s current assets are 289 billion US dollars, nearly 100 billion US dollars higher than Amazon founder and former CEO Jeff Bezos (Jeff Bezos), the latter’s assets as of Monday, 1930 One hundred million U.S. dollars.
Musk also expanded his lead over other former holders of the title of the world’s richest man. He is now worth $184 billion more than Warren Buffett, who is currently the 10th richest man in the world and surpasses Bill Gates, the fourth richest man by more than $150 billion.
Musk’s current net assets are already very large, even surpassing the market value of Toyota, the world’s second largest automaker, which currently has a market value of approximately US$283 billion. In July 2020, Tesla’s market value surpassed Toyota for the first time, occupying the top spot, becoming the world’s most valuable automaker.
Surprisingly, Musk’s wealth has increased by $119 billion this year, mainly due to the strong performance of Tesla’s stock and the recent sale of shares in SpaceX, which he founded. The company is currently valued at $100 billion. According to reports, the SpaceX transaction increased Musk’s net worth by $11 billion.
At present, Tesla is in the longest continuous profit period in the company’s 18-year history. After the latest financial report was released last week, the electric car manufacturer has achieved profitability for 9 consecutive quarters. In the third quarter of this year as of September 30, Tesla delivered a total of 241,300 vehicles worldwide.
In addition, in September of this year, the company’s Model 3 became the best-selling model in Europe, making it the first electric car that surpassed gasoline vehicles in terms of sales. That month, the number of Model 3 registrations in Europe was 24,591, a year-on-year increase of 58%. In the pure electric vehicle rankings, the first and second places are occupied by Tesla, and Model 3 and Model Y rank first and second respectively.
On Monday, Tesla’s market value exceeded $1 trillion, includingApple,MicrosoftThe ranks of companies, including Amazon, are among the “trillion dollar clubs.” As always, Musk once again celebrated this milestone on Twitter, posting a message to his 61.4 million followers, in which he wrote: “Wild $T1mes!” This is a pun, which means ” The “crazy era” also represents the “crazy $1 trillion.”
Although Musk had previously stated that he would not buy any real estate, and last year that he planned to sell almost all of his physical property, the world’s richest man still spent some of his assets.
At the Sotheby’s auction in 2013, Musk spent nearly $1 million to purchase a Lotus Esprit sports car produced in 1976. This car appeared in the 1977 James Bond movie (James Bond). Bond) “The Spy Who Loved Me” (The Spy Who Loved Me). According to reports, his car collection also includes a 1920 Ford Model T and a Jaguar Series 1 1967 E-Type.