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Elon Musk Debates How to Give Away World’s Biggest Fortune

  • Tesla CEO turns to Twitter for advice on how he should donate
  • Musk signed Giving Pledge but trails many other rich donors
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Elon Musk Is the World's Richest Person
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Elon Musk is not only the world’s richest person, he lays claim to the biggest net worth ever recorded: $209.3 billion as of Friday. What he does with it will be closely watched.

Judging by Twitter, the Tesla Inc. co-founder’s preferred medium of communication, philanthropy is on his mind. One of his first reactions on becoming the wealthiest human -- after an initial shrug -- was to solicit advice on how to give it away.