American entrepreneur and Tesla owner Elon Musk became the fifth richest man in the world, writes Forbes magazine.
According to the newspaper, the current state of the businessman is estimated at $ 74.2 billion. He surpassed former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer and financier Warren Buffett, whose fortune is estimated at $ 72 billion, in the ranking of the richest people on the planet.
Now Musk is second only to the creator of the social network Facebook Mark Zuckerberg ($ 90.3 billion), Microsoft founder Bill Gates ($ 113.4 billion), CEO of the LVMH group of companies (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy) Bernard Arnault ($ 113.8 billion) and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos ($ 189 billion). The latter ranks first in the ranking of the richest people in the world for the third year in a row.