Elon Musk becomes world's second richest person

The tech billionaire overtakes Bill Gates after Tesla shares soar on S&P acceptance

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Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has topped Microsoft founder Bill Gates to become the world’s second richest man after a meteoric rise in his personal fortune.

Mr Musk’s net worth jumped by $7.2bn (£5.4bn) to $128bn after shares in his car firm Tesla surged.

Only Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is richer, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

If you were wondering who’s the first :upside_down_face:

Wish I had Tesla stocks :wink:

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Seems like Elon lost $15B today