Musk has become richer by $ 25 billion

The fortune of Elon Musk, who owns stakes in SpaceX and Tesla, jumped immediately by $ 25 billion in a day – this is a record increase in one day, according to data from Bloomberg and its Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI).

According to BBI, Musk is now worth $ 174 billion. It remains in second place after Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, whose net worth is $ 180 billion. Over the past day, Bezos’s fortune has grown by $ 5.95 billion.

In early January, Musk came out on top in the BBI’s list of the richest people in the world, beating Bezos, but in February he returned to second.