02:05 GMT25 January 2021
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk overtook Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI), with his total net worth gone up by $13.6 billion to $195 billion.

    Bezos, who used to be on top of the list since 2017, comes second with a net worth of $185 billion. He is followed by Bill Gates of Microsoft with $134 billion, Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy President Bernard Arnault with $116 billion, and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg with $102 billion.

    Musk's promotion occurred amid Tesla's shares hitting record $816 as of Thursday, and capitalization reaching $773.6 billion.

    All the top businessmen are from the United States and the tech industry, except for Arnault who is French and from the consumer sector.

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    billionaires, Bloomberg, Elon Musk
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