Elon Musk becomes the richest man in the world

Earlier this week, Elon Musk, the CEO of Space X and Tesla became the richest man in the world. Elon Musk overcame the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, by reaching over 200 billion dollars in his name.

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Hunter Tomlinson, Staff Reporter

After being the CEO of Space X, Tesla, Neuralink, and The Boring Company, Elon Musk started to make large amounts of profits throughout time. His companies are especially booming because of society’s recent liking for electricity based vehicles. Elon’s company, Tesla, has become a very popular option for both luxury and fully electric cars. He has also seen major success in Space X, which has created many new projects in 2020. Such as, sending two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, which was a huge step for Elon’s private company.

Elon has gained quite a reputation for himself because he has become such a successful figure in modern society. Especially because he has reached many new heights in his engineering career. Kasen Hays(22), a junior at Eaton High School said, “I think space is a great place and we should explore it. I like the work that he does and I like what he is doing to better the human race.” Being able to adapt to change is one of Elon’s main goals in his career. He wants to change the world in ways that will help the future of the human race. Through this goal, he has made Tesla one of the most popular car companies in the world and made progress on space exploration with Space X. Elon’s successful companies and projects have made him become the richest man in the world.