Earlier this year, Elon Musk became the richest man in the world according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. He was then overtaken by Jeff Bezos and French Bernard Arnault, and his net worth is estimated at $ 146.5 billion to date. Of course, the entrepreneur doesn’t have that amount directly in their bank account and that amount is mostly based on the 20% stake they own in Tesla.
30 seconds to buy everything
This legacy, however, remains astronomical and very difficult for ordinary people to perceive. In order to better understand its wealth, the car rental company LeasingOptions has developed a very peculiar game that is not lacking in humor.
So you have 30 seconds to spend the SpaceX boss’ 166 billion (the amount he should have at the time the game started). During this time you can opt for more or less expensive purchases: a Big Mac from Mc Donald’s, a Netflix subscription, Nike Air Jordan, a PlayStation 5, a MacBook Pro, a visit to Disney World, a Tesla Model S Plaid + , a house, an apartment in New York, a private jet, or a Falcon 9 launcher.
One last tip before you begin: Forget about burgers or Netflix subscriptions, as at this rate it would take you several lives to spend it all.
Note that Elon Musk is not always very satisfied even on this issue. He’d just asked his followers on Twitter last January, “In addition, reviews are always valued, as are ways to give your money that really make the difference (a lot harder than it seems).”
By the way, critical feedback is always very much appreciated, as are ways to donate money that really make a difference (a lot harder than it seems).
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 8, 2021
Joe Biden recently had an idea that might help solve this problem. He suggests increasing the income tax of the richest people slightly to 39.6% from the current 37%. Elon Musk could also soon have to deal with a group of militant American millionaires who are asking for the large fortune to be taxed very heavily in order to make the American tax system fairer.
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