Thanks to a new valuation of his company SpaceX, Elon Musk once again overtakes Jeff Bezos with an estimated wealth of 200 billion dollars.

It was expected and it became effective this Thursday. Elon Musk is once again the person who owns the most important assets on the planet with 200 billion dollars, according to Bloomberg. Less than 48 hours after ceding his throne to Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk returns to the founder of Amazon, whose fortune is estimated at 194 billion dollars.

This Thursday the fortune of the boss of Tesla and SpaceX jumped $ 9.2 billion. And it is not thanks to the stock market price of his electric car company, which has been declining for a few weeks. But thanks to SpaceX, his space exploration company which is not listed on the stock exchange but which raised funds last week.

The company has raised $ 850 million with a group of investors led by Sequoia Capital to finance these two major projects: Starlink, the satellite internet network, and its Starship rocket, the keystone of its Martian exploration program.

A fundraising that has inflated the valuation of SpaceX by 60% compared to its last fundraising last August. The company is now worth $ 74 billion compared to $ 36 billion six months ago.

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