The founder of the space company SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has become richer Chairman of the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett. About it writes Bloomberg.
According to the rating Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as the Mask on Friday, 10 July, increased $6.1 billion after shares of Tesla rose 11%. Now the condition of the Mask is estimated to be $70,5 billion.
Musk moved in ranking to the seventh position, ahead of several billionaires. In addition to Buffett, the head of Tesla bypassed the co-owner of L’oreal françoise Bettencourt-Meyers, co-founder of Oracle, Larry Ellison, the owner of Reliance Industires and the richest man of Asia is Mukesh Ambani and co-founder of Google Sergey Brin.
As noted by Bloomberg, 49-year-old Musk owns about a fifth part of the shares in Tesla, which is a major part of his condition. Shares of the electric car manufacturer this year, increased by 269%. He is also the majority shareholder of SpaceX, the cost belonging to the Mask of securities of the company is estimated at $15 billion.
The as Buffett fell earlier this week after he donated $2.9 billion to charity. 89-year-old Buffett in 2006, distributed more than 37 billion to charity, said the Agency.
Last week, Elon Musk has decided to sell four houses in Los Angeles. Earlier, the businessman has declared that will not have their own home as “the property pulls it down.” “I don’t need money. Dedicated to Mars and Earth. The property is just dragging you down,” he said.