Elon Musk, started his Tuesday presentation at Tesla’s Shangai plant by tearing off his blazer and dancing to a song with his girlfriend, pop star Grimes.
Tesla stock has increased since last week it delivered a record 112,000 vehicles in the fourth quarter. Shares surged 13% in the week through January 9, making Musk’s net worth by $2.1 billion. The 49 year old billionaire is currently is 34th richest person in the world. Musk owns nearly 22% of Tesla’s stoc, which brings roughly half of his earnings.
On Tuesday, Tesla’s market hit $83 billion, making it the most valuable car company in American history. On Friday, market closed at Tesla’s capital to $85 billion, which is close together to combined capital of GM and Ford. Tesla stock has been doubled since October. In November Musk’s net worth was $768 million in a single day.