Elon Musk is now the third-richest person in the world.
Musk passed Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg Monday as shares of Tesla Inc. continued their unrelenting rally after undergoing a forward stock split. Musk is now worth US$115.4 billion ($156.90 billion) compared with US$110.8 billion for Zuckerberg, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Also Monday, Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife MacKenzie Scott became the world’s richest woman, passing L’Oreal SA heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers. Scott, 50, who received a 4% stake in Amazon.com Inc. as part of her divorce from founder Bezos, is now worth US$66.4 billion.