Elon Musk boosted his net worth by $1.4 billion with just one short tweet (TSLA)
|08/08/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Elon Musk became $1.4 billion on Tuesday richer as Tesla’s stock surged after he tweeted that he was thinking of taking the company private.
- With a $25.8 billion net worth, he’s the world’s 31st richest person.
- He’s also Tesla’s largest shareholder.
The tweet was only 61 characters long, but it was powerful enough to make Tesla CEO Elon Musk $1.4 billion richer.
Musk tweeted on Tuesday that he was considering taking Tesla private at $420 a share and had secured the funding.
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