What’s A $100B Loss? Musk Still World’s Richest Person

FILE - Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, attends the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has proposed a peace plan for Ukraine that would involve holding repeat votes under the U.N. auspices in Russia-occupied regions, triggering a showdown with Ukrainian Twitter users who have rejected his proposals in a stream of furious comments. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP, File)

At a glance

  • Problems at Tesla have led to a $100 billion loss in Elon Musk’s net worth, but Fortune still listed him as the world’s richest person.
  • While Musk’s SpaceX is doing well, having been valued at $100 billion this October, Tesla clearly is not.
  • Twitter also is struggling, with Musk clearly having overpaid to buy it, and now dealing with turmoil among employees and users.

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