Guinness World Records: ‘Largest Loss Of Personal Fortune’ Goes To…

Comes in wake of Elon Musk sliding to No. 2 position on Forbes’ real-time billionaires list
Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks up as he addresses guests at the Offshore Northern Seas 2022 (ONS) meeting in Stavanger, Norway on August 29, 2022. - The meeting, held in Stavanger from August 29 to September 1, 2022, presents the latest developments in Norway and internationally related to the energy, oil and gas sector. - Norway OUT (Photo by Carina Johansen / NTB / AFP) / Norway OUT (Photo by CARINA JOHANSEN/NTB/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Twitter and Tesla CEO Elon Musk set the Guinness World Record for the “largest loss of personal fortune.”
  • According to Forbes, Musk’s estimated net worth dropped by 57 percent from November 2021 to January 3. 
  • This amounts to a loss of $182 billion.

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