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Elon Musk topples Bill Gates to become second-richest person in the world

The 49-year-old entrepreneur's net worth soared $7.2 billion to $127.9 billion, driven by yet another surge in Tesla's share price

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Elon Musk | Tesla | Bill Gates

Devon Pendleton | Bloomberg 



Photo: Bloomberg
Musk has added $100.3 billion to his net worth this year, the most of anyone on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 richest people | Photo: Bloomberg

Elon Musk’s year of dizzying ascents hit a new apex Monday as the Inc. co-founder passed to become the world’s second-richest person.

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First Published: Tue, November 24 2020. 23:49 IST

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