American entrepreneur Elon Musk, who heads the companies Tesla and SpaceX, fell to the third line in ranking the world's wealthiest people, compiled by Forbes magazine, Report states, citing TASS.
At present, Forbes estimates the state of the entrepreneur at 144.7 billion US dollars. On Monday evening, the 49-year-old Musk lost the second line of the rating to the CEO of the French group of companies LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy) Bernard Arnault, whose fortune is estimated at 144.9 billion US dollars. The wealthiest person on Earth for the third year remains the head of the Amazon Corporation, Jeff Bezos, who owns $ 187 billion. With a fortune of 119.9 billion US dollars, the fourth place is now occupied by Microsoft's founders, Bill Gates. Besides, the head of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, whose wealth, according to Forbes, reaches 100.2 billion US dollars, is in fifth place.
According to Bloomberg, Musk still ranks second in ranking the wealthiest people on the planet. The state of American is currently 157 billion US dollars.