Who is the richest person in the world?

11:52 - 1.06.2023

June 1, Fineko/abc.az. Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, as well as the owner of Twitter, once again topped the ranking of the richest people on the planet.

ABC.AZ reports that according to Bloomberg, Musk's fortune is estimated at $192.3 bn.

Elon Musk overtook Bernard Arnault, the president of group of companies LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy), whose fortune is estimated at $186.6 bn.

The third place in the list of the richest people on the planet, according to the agency, is occupied by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, whose fortune totals about $144 bn.

The assets of 51-year-old Musk have increased more than by $50 bn this year, largely due to the rise in stock prices of Tesla company owned by him.