Elon Musk CEO and founder of Tesla – electric vehicle and clean energy company – and SpaceX – aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company. -became the richest person on earth surpassing business magnate Jeff Bezos.

His net worth is now $188.5 billion, in the past year Musk’s fortune has risen by 160$ billion. Musk’s wealth surge over the past year marks the fastest rise to the top of the rich list in history.

While Bloomberg Billionaires Index was brought up-to date on Thursday, Musk twitted regarding this news: “How strange, now back to work.”



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