Tesla founder Elon Musk has regained the position of the world's richest person leaving behind Bernard Arnault of France. Tesla shares rose 5.5% to $207.63, boosting Musk's net worth. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Musk's total net worth has increased to $ 187.1 billion (about Rs 15.4 lakh crore).
Bernard Arnault, CEO of the world's largest fashion group Louis Vito Moet Hennessy (LVMH), has a net worth of $ 185.3 billion (about Rs 15.32 lakh crore). Arnault removed Musk from the No. 1 position in mid-December. Since then he remained on top. Arnault is considered the godfather of the modern luxury fashion industry. At the same time, Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, is the only Indian who is included in the top ten list of Billionaires. Ambani is at number 10 in the list of rich.
Tesla's stock has seen an increase of 90% this year. The share price had fallen to $108 in January. Now it is at $207. Musk's net worth was $ 137 billion (about Rs 11.33 lakh crore) at the beginning of the year due to the stock price down. Musk's net worth was seen declining since the Twitter deal in October 2022. On November 8, Musk's net worth came down below $ 200 billion (Rs 16.5 lakh crore).
Musk became the world's richest businessman in November 2021 after the rise in Tesla shares. He achieved this position by defeating Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. On 5 November 2021, Musk's net worth reached $ 338 billion (about Rs 27.95 lakh crore). Then the price of one Tesla share was more than $ 400.
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the only Indian who is included in the top ten list of Billionaires. Ambani is at number 10 with a net worth of $81.1 billion (Rs 6.70 lakh crore). Jeff Bezos is at number three in the list, Bill Gates at fourth and Warren Buffet at fifth. Indian businessman Gautam Adani, who once reached number three in the list, is at number 32 with a net worth of $37.7 billion (about Rs 3.11 lakh crore).