The size of the fortune of the founder of Tesla directly depends on the success of his company, and it has recently been losing value
The founder of the companies SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk, who in one word collapsed the bitcoin exchange rate, and himself bear financial losses. The billionaire's fortune for knocks decreased by $3.16 billion due to the fall in Tesla shares. As a result, Musk dropped to third place in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. His fortune is now estimated at $161 billion. The second line was taken by the co-owner of Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, Bernard Arnault.
However, according to the Forbes rating, Musk is still the second richest person on the planet after Jeff Bezos (Amazon). By the way, analysts of this publication estimate Musk's fortune at $10 billion more modestly than their colleagues from Bloomberg.
In two months, the capitalization of Tesla fell by 20%. This is due to the shortage of semiconductors and the great competition in the car market.
Recall that when Tesla broke record after record in the stock markets (for example, in November 2020, when the capitalization of Tesla for the first time exceeded $500 billion), Musk was the richest man in the world.
By the way, recently Elon Musk joked on the air about Asperger's syndrome, his strange speech, sending people to Mars, and the name of his son.