Elon Musk is working to revolutionize transportation both on Earth, through electric car maker Tesla - and in space, via rocket producer SpaceX. VCG via Getty Images. Elon Musk. Popularly known as "Lone Wolf", Shanshan's net worth stood at $58.7 billion on Wednesday, $2 billion more than that of Ma, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. That was good enough to boost Musk … Ma. Elon Reeve Musk FRS (/ ˈ iː l ɒ n / EE-lon; born June 28, 1971) is a business magnate, industrial designer and engineer. Elon Musk. Also read | World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of … Alibaba founder and former English teacher Jack Ma (net worth $35.1billion USD) is a famously charismatic leader who built a company of 18 working out of his own apartment into the largest retail e-commerce company in the world – a company he plans to leave next year to return to teaching. Musk has seen a meteoric rise in his wealth, with his net worth growing by $76.1 billion this year as Tesla shares surged more than 475%. Elon Musk is now the third-richest person in the world. The plunge in Musk’s wealth was the biggest among the people on the Bloomberg ranking of the world’s 500 richest, followed by Bezos, whose net worth dropped by $7.1 billion. He has passed Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person at $127.7bn. In the same year, Ma ranked second in Fortune’s "World's 50 Greatest Leaders" list. The plunge in Musk’s wealth was the biggest among the people on the Bloomberg ranking of the world’s 500 richest, followed by Bezos, whose net worth dropped by $7.1 billion. Elon Musk added more than $100 billion to his net worth this year to reach $127.9bn. The Facebook CEO saw his net worth grow 45 percent to $86 billion, ... Tencent CEO Pony Ma became China’s richest person surpassing Alibaba Founder Jack Ma … Vaccine tycoon Zhong Shanshan has become China's wealthiest and Asia's second-richest person on Wednesday after his wealth overtook that of Jack Ma. Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma and Tesla CEO Elon Musk went head-to-head in a debate in Shanghai. Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk (net worth $22.4 billion USD) is perhaps the single most important and visible man in tech right now. Jack Ma secures his position as Asia’s richest man again, this time with a net worth of $37.4 billion. Musk has added a whopping $140 billion to his net worth in 2020, bringing the total to $167 billion, as of Monday, according to Bloomberg. 2017