Elon Musk sets a new record. His wealth jumps $25 billion in just one day
- Tesla Inc.’s 20% jump on Tuesday, its biggest in more than a year
- The rally pushed Elon Musk's fortune to $174 billion
Elon Musk just hit a new milestone: He made a record $25 billion in one day. Tesla Inc.’s 20% jump on Tuesday -- its biggest in more than a year -- pushed the billionaire founder’s fortune to $174 billion, closing the gap with Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Overnight, Nasdaq surged 3.7%, led by gains in Big Tech companies such as Apple, Amazon and Facebook.
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